Opinion

Will the last remaining Canadian ice shelf collapse wake us up about global warming?

Canadian Arctic has been getting hotter by the day and that has…

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

Femicide still exists, everywhere, and here’s why you should care

Last week started with a barrage of black and white photos of…

Local journalism is about rallying for the community not clicks

When I started my undergrad studies in journalism, I was a starry-eyed…

A need to make online and offline space less toxic

Intolerance could be the word of the decade with the way things…

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

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

  • Jul 20, 2020
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The violence and abuse hiding in plain sight

Usually when a business or an organization has a big influx of…

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

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

To mask or not to mask — that shouldn’t even be the question

It has always amused me how often humans barely value their own…

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

Careful not to cross the line for just a few ‘likes’

On Friday, the Alaska National Guard air-lifted the famous “Into the Wild”…

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

Whataboutism — the epidemic hidden in plain sight

The world has been going through massive upheaval in the past few…

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

Our species to save: Use this time to learn more about Canada’s endangered animals

We share our country with about 80,000 known wild species, 800 of them are endangered

  • May 15, 2020