Opinion

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

(Pixabay photo)
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
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Spice of Life

Cats: A refuge from the misery of life

Brenda reflects on the joy her rescues have brought her over the years

  • Oct 29, 2020
Spice of Life
Columnist Steve Smyth (File photo)

OPINION: Mill site is good location for inland port

Area is already industrial

  • Oct 24, 2020
Columnist Steve Smyth (File photo)
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Seniors should vote with their children

Letter writer encourages older voters to vote the way their kids do because it’s their future

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020
Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Terrace Standard will lose readership

‘Freedom of the press’ does not include freedom to suppress viewpoints

  • Oct 7, 2020
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Send letters to the editor to newsroom@terracestandard.com (File image)

Terrace Standard letting citizens down

Newspaper not publishing local letters

  • Oct 7, 2020
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Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver
STEM (Pixabay.com)

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

STEM (Pixabay.com)
Facebook has threatened to ban news sharing in Australia. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg photo)

OPINION: Facebook has taken one step too far

Social network threatens to ban news in Australia, same could happen here

Facebook has threatened to ban news sharing in Australia. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg photo)
OPINION: Magical thinking plagues society

OPINION: Magical thinking plagues society

Popular fiction rife with heros and magic, but is all this nonsense really good for us?

  • Sep 24, 2020
OPINION: Magical thinking plagues society
OPINION: Social safety net needs reinforcement

OPINION: Social safety net needs reinforcement

Social supports not sufficient in face of COVID-19

  • Sep 17, 2020
OPINION: Social safety net needs reinforcement
OPINION: Athletes have the right to voice opinions

OPINION: Athletes have the right to voice opinions

They add to critical discussion about racism

  • Sep 10, 2020
OPINION: Athletes have the right to voice opinions
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
Laird Cronk is the president and Sussanne Skidmore is the secretary-treasurer for the BC Federation of Labour. (File collage)

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020
Laird Cronk is the president and Sussanne Skidmore is the secretary-treasurer for the BC Federation of Labour. (File collage)
OPINION: Living on the edge feels right

OPINION: Living on the edge feels right

Less of a rush in Terrace

  • Sep 3, 2020
OPINION: Living on the edge feels right
Terrace city council should look in the mirror

Terrace city council should look in the mirror

Court watch committee not a good idea, writes columnist André Carrel

  • Aug 20, 2020
Terrace city council should look in the mirror