Opinion

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020

World O’ Words: A little knowledge is a dangerous thing

Ultracrepidarianism: On offering one’s opinion ‘beyond the sole’

The Editor’s Desk: Coping with COVID quiz

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MP reflects on Okanagan-Kootenay travels

Richard Cannings is in his second term as MP for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

  • Aug 6, 2020

Putting B.C. back to work while investing in water

“Every dollar spent on wetland restoration provides $22 in economic, ecological and social benefits.”

  • Aug 6, 2020

Hockey’s comeback begins in earnest in August

Mitchell’s Musings

  • Aug 6, 2020

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

Adrian Dix: It’s time to renew the fight to stop the spread

We must recommit to using our COVID sense to keep us safe, stop the spread and save lives

  • Aug 3, 2020

Drivesmart column: To write, or not to write…

“Don’t you guys ever do anything else than write tickets?”

  • Jul 28, 2020

Drivesmart column: 10 questions and 10 answers

It’s time to deal with all the questions in the DriveSmartBC inbox

  • Jul 24, 2020

World O’ Words: Welcome to the dictionary, ‘Irregardless!’

Language hawks are all a-chatter these days with the news that “irregardless” has been added to the dictionary.

Longing to return to a world that never was

What we know of Mars today is nothing like the depictions of the planet in earlier times

Could our pandemic response help us eliminate hepatitis C?

CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information

  • Jul 21, 2020

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

Reporter’s View: Licence plate hate, on the rise

Licence plate hate just didn’t start with the coronavirus.

Green global recovery gaining momentum

“As with the 2008-09 financial crisis, CO2 emissions have dropped during the pandemic.”

  • Jul 18, 2020

Traffic calming in your neighbourhood

Since the police are only part of the solution, what are the alternatives?

  • Jul 18, 2020

As Columbia River Treaty negotiators get serious, Basin residents must speak up

Message from the Upper Columbia Basin Environmental Collaborative

  • Jul 15, 2020

New mark for Canada Day Nature Challenge

More than 78,000 observations recorded using the iNaturalist Canada platform

  • Jul 14, 2020

Fiscal snapshot shows deteriorating state of Canadian federal finances

By Jake Fuss On Wednesday, the Trudeau government released a “fiscal snapshot”…

  • Jul 14, 2020