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B.C. VIEWS: Hippie pseudoscience leaks into our NDP government

Energy minister clings to urban myths about gas drilling

Our finer side, polished on on display

The old Terrace Community Centre burnt down in 1971. On that unforgettable…

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 3, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

We reach the top with brains, not muscle

It was either humour writer Erma Bombeck or Dorothy on “The Golden…

  • Mar 31, 2019

COLUMN: The zombie apocalypse is coming

I recently picked up Terrace Mutiny, a cooperative project published by the…

  • Mar 30, 2019

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Time to stop exploiting kids’ education dreams

The BC government is currently considering steps to limit the damage caused…

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Ruminations from a pioneer pantry

Before electricity came to Saskatchewan farms in 1944 following the election of…

Pitfalls of power and propaganda

The pitfalls of democracy seem to surround us at depth in every…

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

Trudeau must at least step asside for investigators

Like many other Canadians, I closely watched former Justice Minister and Attorney-General…

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

Would you like some fries with your plastic?

It’s grimly amusing how some predictions, outlandish and rather unbelievable when they…