Opinion

Fiscal snapshot shows deteriorating state of Canadian federal finances

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

  • Jul 14, 2020

Work remains to be done in B.C. care homes

BCSLA represents private operators of Independent and Assisted Living, and Long Term Care residences

  • Jul 10, 2020
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Your House Has Become More Than Just Home Base

Real Estate columnist Freddy Marks notes rural property demand is growing

  • Jul 10, 2020

Wealth tax needed as gap between rich and poor grows

Cannings: Disparity between super-wealthy and the rest is much greater than previously estimated

  • Jul 7, 2020

Conserving all-Canadian wildlife just one part of the puzzle

“Canada plays a critical role in protecting many of these plants and animals.”

  • Jul 6, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

Cannings: Nuclear waste regulations put Canadians at risk

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

  • Jul 2, 2020

Kootenays tourism industry feels unheard: Letter to Premier

Tourism industry wants Albertan travellers to be welcomed when non-essential travel ban lifted

Painful Truth: The widening border

The U.S. and Canada are about to diverge, and we don’t know what it means yet

  • Jul 2, 2020

The road is not your ashtray

Some people always toss their butts out the window regardless of the time of year or risk

  • Jun 25, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

Our pre-pandemic world will not return

After some of the changes I’ve been seeing, I don’t want life to go back to the way it was earlier

Drivesmart column: Learn to yield and make roadway safer

Sometimes through traffic does have to yield to those who are trying to enter or leave the highway.

  • Jun 16, 2020

Conservative leadership race serves up a menu of meh

“A new Conservative leader cannot come soon enough.”

A German word blitzes the English language

World O’ Words: Lightning quick, on offense and defense

  • Jun 9, 2020

Planting for a year round harvest

The mid-July sowings produce crops that will become large enough to take them through the winter

  • Jun 9, 2020

Everybody loses in vehicle collisions

Letter to the Editor from Glen Byle, Trail

  • Jun 9, 2020