Opinion

BC VIEWS: Health funding charade hides crisis

The Justin Trudeau government is keeping Stephen Harper's restrictions on health care funding, and pushing home care. It's the right move

  • Oct 25th, 2016

LETTERS: On oil tankers, fuel barges and cruise ships

Readers from Bella Bella to Victoria respond to Tom Fletcher's column on reaction to the sinking of a tugboat on B.C.'s Central Coast

  • Oct 25th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Petroleum panic a barge too far

Ban on tankers extended to fuel barges would create new ghost towns along the remote B.C. coast

  • Oct 18th, 2016
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          BC VIEWS: Site C dam, our latest global villain

          Now environmentalists want UN investigation of Peace River dam, based on claims rejected in federal-provincial assessment

          BC VIEWS: Big Brother’s coming to city hall

          Premier Christy Clark and minister Peter Fassbender turn their attention to CUPE contracts, police wages and city hall executive pay

          BC VIEWS: How not to run your city

          Stunts and waste by Victoria councillors obscure a more serious matter, the influence of CUPE on municipal bargaining

          EDITORIAL: There’s a push to get the Salish Sea designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

          Just what effect would the designation have on shipping, fishing, oil tankers, etc.?

          BC VIEWS: The state rescues your retirement (with VIDEO)

          Liberals' expansion of Canada Pension Plan is modest, but it comes at a price and discourages individual responsibility

          BC VIEWS: BC promotes poverty and crime

          Premier Christy Clark will likely make poverty and housing an election issue, but her government's approach is flawed

          Exclusive op-ed: Outgoing head of B.C.’s civilian-led police watchdog asks for more support

          Richard Rosenthal, who ends his term as the head of the Independent Investigations Office next week, has this message for government.

          • Sep 2nd, 2016

          BC VIEWS: The roots of our ‘homeless’ crisis

          It's an epidemic of 'mental health and addictions,' says housing minister Rich Coleman, not just bad behaviour in a welfare state

          BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet

          Premier Christy Clark isn't going into next year's election with a promise to jack up Canada's only significant carbon tax

          BC VIEWS: Premier Red Green’s fast fixes

          Premier Christy Clark has pulled out the duct tape to fix up rural schools, school buses and the minimum wage

          BC VIEWS: Missing women inquiry pre-determined

          Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett's position boils down to blaming racist, indifferent cops

          BC VIEWS: Real estate tax increases windfall

          Finance Minister Mike de Jong found an extra half billion from property transfer tax last year, with much more to come

          LETTER: U.S. foundations protecting salmon

          Representative of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation says it doesn't support efforts to stop oil and gas development

          • Jul 28th, 2016

          BC VIEWS: Housing ‘crisis’ decades in the making

          Expo 86, and later the Vancouver Olympics, were designed to put B.C. and Vancouver on the world map

          BC VIEWS: Tree-spikers cling to Lelu Island

          Who's behind Prince Rupert anti-LNG protest camp? A father, his son, and their U.S. foundation backers [WITH VIDEO]

          Enough already, Yankees

          How long must we take this disrespectful attitude toward our anthem and flag?

          BC VIEWS: The great campground crisis explained

          Are commercial operators scalping public campsites to foreign tourists and leaving B.C. folks out in the cold? Not exactly.