Opinion

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Oct 3, 2019
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)
Listen to what your constituents want

Listen to what your constituents want

It’s officially election season in Canada. You know, that time of year…

  • Sep 30, 2019
Listen to what your constituents want
Logging trucks gather from around the B.C. Interior to head to downtown Vancouver, Sept. 27, 2019. (B.C. Logging Convoy/Facebook)

B.C. VIEWS: Rural B.C. takes another hit from the NDP

Province showing clear signs it’s heading for deficits

Logging trucks gather from around the B.C. Interior to head to downtown Vancouver, Sept. 27, 2019. (B.C. Logging Convoy/Facebook)
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Improvements completed on Willovale Marsh trail

Improvements completed on Willovale Marsh trail

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of all things Bulkley Valley

  • Sep 25, 2019
Improvements completed on Willovale Marsh trail
Celebrating the joys of fall

Celebrating the joys of fall

Falling leaves, migrating birds, scent of high bush cranberry and red tea has Brenda in fine spirit

  • Sep 25, 2019
Celebrating the joys of fall
Can you picture a horse? I can’t

Can you picture a horse? I can’t

Thom ruminates on discovering he is an aphantasic

Can you picture a horse? I can’t
Just breathe

Just breathe

Is constant and accelerating change enhancing our lives or making us sick

  • Sep 25, 2019
Just breathe
Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president and CEO of Fraser Surrey Docks. (Submitted)

COLUMN: Environmental stewardship essential for Fraser River productivity

Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president of Fraser Surrey Docks

  • Sep 23, 2019
Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president and CEO of Fraser Surrey Docks. (Submitted)
Protesters block traffic in downtown Victoria after student ‘climate strike’ protest, Sept. 20, 2019. (Victoria News)

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-challenged ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

Protesters block traffic in downtown Victoria after student ‘climate strike’ protest, Sept. 20, 2019. (Victoria News)
FILE - Tina Strehlke, CEO, Minerva BC (right) Launi Skinner CEO, First West Credit Union at the signing of the document promoting gender parity. (Submitted photo)

OPINION: Steps taken in right direct, still a long way to go for gender equality

A column from Minerva BC CEO Tina Strehlke

  • Sep 22, 2019
FILE - Tina Strehlke, CEO, Minerva BC (right) Launi Skinner CEO, First West Credit Union at the signing of the document promoting gender parity. (Submitted photo)
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Sep 20, 2019
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced
COLUMN: Probing the Kitwanga Part 2

COLUMN: Probing the Kitwanga Part 2

Skeena Angler by Rob Brown

  • Sep 19, 2019
COLUMN: Probing the Kitwanga Part 2
Hammond Cedar employee stacks the high-value wood that remains in demand around the world. The Fraser River site has had a sawmill for more than 100 years, and it’s closing by the end of 2019. (Maple Ridge News)

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Hammond Cedar employee stacks the high-value wood that remains in demand around the world. The Fraser River site has had a sawmill for more than 100 years, and it’s closing by the end of 2019. (Maple Ridge News)
COLUMN: Probing the Kitwanga Part 1

COLUMN: Probing the Kitwanga Part 1

Skeena Angler by Rob Brown

  • Sep 13, 2019
COLUMN: Probing the Kitwanga Part 1
Big Daycare: Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark and B.C. Premier John Horgan announce additional early childhood educator training spaces, Langara College, Vancouver, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

Big Daycare: Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark and B.C. Premier John Horgan announce additional early childhood educator training spaces, Langara College, Vancouver, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)
Sherwood Brewery started hosting the Shaker roughly once a season to showcase local and regional musical talent. (Facebook photo)

COLUMN: Music Matters by Cameron Bell

Sherwood Shaker brings out best in local music

  • Sep 5, 2019
Sherwood Brewery started hosting the Shaker roughly once a season to showcase local and regional musical talent. (Facebook photo)
LETTER: An engine that works without fuel?

LETTER: An engine that works without fuel?

Dear Editor, How do you drive without refuelling for a year? You…

  • Sep 5, 2019
LETTER: An engine that works without fuel?
Where’s the fairness in cannabis laws?

Where’s the fairness in cannabis laws?

Dear Editor, In regards to Terrace wanting to open another couple of…

Where’s the fairness in cannabis laws?
ICBC president and CEO Nicolas Jimenez. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019
ICBC president and CEO Nicolas Jimenez. (Black Press Media file)