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Bring yourself to do something bigger than yourself

Editor: I feel compelled to reply to the letter last week “Covid19…

  • Jan 27, 2021
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More women breaking barriers needed today

After a tumultuous four years and an election that ended in chaos…

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Vaccines en-route — so what does it mean for us?

When I started writing for Black Press Media, the pandemic had just…

Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
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Don’t say, but show your gratitude to the frontline workers

With the start to the new year, several people all over the…

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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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Of New Year’s resolutions

There is something about a New Year that brings hope with it.…

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Finding light in a dark year, to hold on to for tomorrow

Just like consuming news in 2020 felt like it was all about…

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True spirit revealed with the season of giving

When the restrictions and COVID-measures rolled out, I heard a lot of…

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Gallup Poll Proves God is Right

Editor: According to a recent Gallup poll, released Dec. 14, the mental…

  • Dec 23, 2020
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A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

‘I am tired, and my soul hurts’: B.C. nurse reflects on working in ICU unit during COVID

Renée Bush writes about what it is like on the front-line of the pandemic in the north

  • Dec 16, 2020
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Things and habits I hope will remain long after the pandemic is just a memory

With talk around the possibility of vaccines becoming available soon, I feel…

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Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
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Being better allies to those different from us

Juno and Umbrella Academy fame Canadian actor Elliot Page, revealed through a…

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Breaking taboo and silence around miscarriages —need of the hour

Last week, when Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex revealed of her miscarriage…

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Choosing the validity of one form of expression over other —is it fair?

When social media usage to take political stands first became popular, a…

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Need prominence given to facts than misinformation

Editor: RE: “What’s the deal with Covid camps in Canada?” I am…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

‘Time and time again, British Columbians have shown resolve and strength in coming together’

  • Nov 18, 2020
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward