Opinion

Canada well-positioned for move to knowledge-based economy says MP

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr says government focused on economic growth, job creation

  • May 28th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

MICHAELS: It’s a different world, enjoy it

The Central Okanagan School District is moving in the right direction with SOGI.

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Mount Eneas Wildfire burning south of Peachland
One acre fire on Big White Road
Wildfire near Dee Lake
The Nicholson Matriarchs release butterflies to heal

Hergott: A misunderstanding about our rights

Lawyer Paul Hergott writes about a recent small claims decision and the misunderstanding about our rights

  • May 25th, 2018

Column: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow after some Princeton, B.C. students gained considerable exposure throughout the province when they dropped their bras

Star Gazing: What can we do to avoid being hit by an asteroid?

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • May 23rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Wineology: What makes a winery great?

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • May 18th, 2018

Letter: Pipeline battle ‘misguided and futile’

I am, however, not writing in support of Suzuki.

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

Letter: Pipeline battle ‘misguided and futile’

I am, however, not writing in support of Suzuki.

Voice of BC: waiting for a secret referendum

Mr. Fletcher’s narrow view is beyond exasperating.

Letter: More respect for local bus drivers

I told the driver how very glad I was to see him.

Letter: Electoral reform disaster is a lie

Some are also railing that it will promote the rise of extremist fringe parties

Letter: Good things to ponder thanks to Bill

After seeing the news and in the paper the beaver with arrows, I have an opposite story to tell.

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018