Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Facts are more entertaining than fiction

Factual books, especially memoirs, are my reading preference. Fiction holds little interest…

  • Nov 17, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018
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Shame on Shames

My former colleague and occasional fishing companion, Richard Eckert, came walking up…

  • Nov 14, 2018

A personal “Black Box” would be helpful

Fitbits tally exercise buffs’ 10,000 daily steps, calories burned, hours of sleep,…

  • Nov 11, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Canada Post could have saved Greyhound

Greyhound provided indispensable, affordable, reliable, and coordinated services to residents of small…

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

Is the referendum a fair process?

Dear Editor, The Proportional Representation (PR) referendum on changing our Provincial Electoral…

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

Extra taxes welcome to alleviate illegal dumping

Dear Editor, In response to the article in the Oct.11 Standard over…

  • Nov 3, 2018

“Speed Dating” at the Eye Doctor’s Office

Six-month checkups following cataract surgery take almost two hours as patients move…

  • Nov 3, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Tough year ahead for council-elect

It requires a certain courage to open your life up to an…

  • Oct 27, 2018

One simple rule to change society

My parents raised the five of us with a few basic, common…

  • Oct 27, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

The flat earth is back

One is sometimes tempted to imagine that the Flat Earth Society is…

  • Oct 21, 2018