Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Tofino mayor says private market won’t solve housing woes

To completely close the affordability gap, Tofino must invest directly in affordable rental housing.

  • May 18, 2018

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 14, 2018
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B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

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

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 10, 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 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

Tourism Ucluelet: Who are we and what do we do?

For the last 10 years, Tourism Ucluelet (TU) has had the amazing…

  • May 2, 2018

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new