Opinion

Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

DriveSmart: Forced Tailgating

Why do some drivers make lane changes that force the driver behind them into being a tailgater?

  • Jun 26, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Rights and duties of cyclists

The rider of a bicycle is just like the driver of a car

  • Jun 24, 2022
Tim Schewe
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Alex Hemingway is a Senior Economist and Public Finance Policy Analyst at the CCPA’s BC Office. (CCPA)

How a massive expansion of public rental homes in B.C. can literally pay for itself

CCPA economist Alex Hemingway says non-market rental housing is a policy option that’s achievable

  • Jun 16, 2022
Alex Hemingway is a Senior Economist and Public Finance Policy Analyst at the CCPA’s BC Office. (CCPA)
Danny Vernon, Illusion of Elvis Presley tribute impersonator, performs as a younger version of Elvis at the state fair, Aug. 30, 2021 in Monroe, Washington. Photo: Andy Bronson

How much money will entice Elvis back into the building?

Editorial by Carolyn Grant, editor for the Kimberley Bulletin

Danny Vernon, Illusion of Elvis Presley tribute impersonator, performs as a younger version of Elvis at the state fair, Aug. 30, 2021 in Monroe, Washington. Photo: Andy Bronson
Richard Cannings

Important issues for Canadians; climate change and affordability crisis

From the Hill: MP Richard Cannings, South Okanagan-West Kootenay

  • Jun 14, 2022
Richard Cannings
Follow Pride Trail on Instagram @pridetrail. Image: Pride Trail BC

Pride Trail holding event June 18

Letter from Pride Trail BC

  • Jun 12, 2022
Follow Pride Trail on Instagram @pridetrail. Image: Pride Trail BC
Email letters to: editor@trailtimes.ca
Email letters to: editor@trailtimes.ca
Retired Trail Times reporter and longtime community volunteer Lana Rodlie weighs in on ongoing issues with Trail council and the city. Photo: Unsplash

‘What have we gotten out of this council and its leadership?’

Oped by Lana Rodlie, former Trail Times reporter

  • Jun 8, 2022
Retired Trail Times reporter and longtime community volunteer Lana Rodlie weighs in on ongoing issues with Trail council and the city. Photo: Unsplash
Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
Signage warning about a bear on the loose in Port Hardy. Photo:Tyson Whitney

Put your phone away; bear sightings are nothing new

It’s nothing new so put your phones away and leave them alone

Signage warning about a bear on the loose in Port Hardy. Photo:Tyson Whitney
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.

FINLAYSON: Taming the inflation monster

‘Canadian policymakers should support the Bank of Canada’s efforts to get inflation back to 2 per cent’

  • Jun 1, 2022
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Tim Schewe

Know the risks of selling a vehicle in B.C.

DriveSmart Column: How does one ensure that the new owner re-registers the vehicle?

  • May 29, 2022
Tim Schewe
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: In the Last Days

‘Today, there is a class in our world who are self-righteous.’

  • May 29, 2022
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

MARK: B.C.’s tourism industry paddles out of the pandemic storm, ready to welcome visitors

‘The recovery of the tourism industry is bringing a new challenge for operators in B.C.’

  • May 27, 2022
Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Letters to the editor are always welcome.

LETTER: Creston’s non-profits need new energy

Most of our non-profits are peopled by older members, often women, and often retired

  • May 24, 2022
Letters to the editor are always welcome.
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Keeping the British in British Columbia?

Victoria Day marks the informal start of summer in Canada, but it’s also a celebration of our historic connection

  • May 24, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Pastor Cynthia Pelletier: Could it be that uncovering another’s nakedness, makes us feel, by comparison, a little more smug in our paper-thin shrouds of self-righteousness?

Love covers over a multitude of sins

Why is it that catching someone with their proverbial pants down, sells?

  • May 22, 2022
Pastor Cynthia Pelletier: Could it be that uncovering another’s nakedness, makes us feel, by comparison, a little more smug in our paper-thin shrouds of self-righteousness?
Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

BENNETT: Jason Kenney led Alberta through bulldog willpower and work ethic

Kenney resigned after just 51 per cent of party rank-and-file endorsed him in a leadership review

Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson