Opinion

All parties throwing your billions around

Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree

Seniors’ Column: Dealing with grief

The Canadian Mental Health Association has supplied suggestions which focus on grieving.

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

PLACE NAMES: Little Slocan, Silvery Slocan, Slocan Creek

Many places and geographic features have adopted the name Slocan.

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

History pic: Minto at Galena Bay

The lonely ruins of the SS Minto sit on the shores of Galena Bay in May 1968.

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

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Kal Tire hole 1977

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the sinkhole that formed under the original Nakusp Kal Tire.

Birds of Nakusp: Willow Flycatcher

In the last couple of weeks, Hammond’s Flycatchers have returned to our region.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

BC VIEWS: This is your election on TV

Policies with big risks are put to voters, and our media cover it like it's a sporting event

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Getting ‘big money’ out of politics

B.C. Liberals cash in big, Christy Clark promises review of fundraising rules if she's re-elected

B.C. election trash talk doesn’t help trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations about softwood lumber

Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

JOHN WHITE: This flu will break your spirit and steal your lunch money

I was a giant, sniffling, drooling, coughing, whining baby.

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28th, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up