Opinion

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Are you disposing your masks properly?

When the pandemic was just starting, the lockdowns suddenly seemed like a…

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Letter

A letter from your trusted family physicians and nurse practitioners

Editor: As the second wave of COVID-19 continues to test the medical…

  • Nov 18, 2020
Letter
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
Letter. (File photo)

A reader’s worry over possible internment camps

Editor: I’m writing this in concern about what is coming down the…

  • Nov 11, 2020
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Letter. (File photo)

Social distance if you want freedom

Editor: Ye people out there who run around demanding their freedom from…

  • Nov 11, 2020
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Editorial. (Lakes District News file photo)

What’s happening with travel and quarantine?

While the US Election is a hot button topic right now, there…

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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
Editorial. (Lakes District News file photo)

Several Democracies are on decline — and that’s a scary thought

Last week, Democracy Watch, the non-profit that works on government accountability and…

Editorial. (Lakes District News file photo)
Editorial. (Lakes District News file photo)

What astronauts can teach you about distancing and stress

On Oct. 21, NASA astronaut, Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and…

Editorial. (Lakes District News file photo)
Editorial. (Lakes District News

Being outside — a transformative experience all kids need

In the last two weeks of October, a large part of Canada…

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FOR WEB ONLY. (Lakes District News file photo)

Question Bill C-7, says this reader

Editor: Have you ever felt strongly convicted about something one day and…

  • Oct 21, 2020
FOR WEB ONLY. (Lakes District News file photo)
Picture of letter for web only. (File photo)

A tongue-in-cheek letter over ‘Catch of the Week’

Editor: Recently a friend advised me they had noticed my photograph in…

  • Oct 14, 2020
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Let us all try to relearn good manners

Don’t you just miss civility? You don’t have to keep saying “please”…

Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020
Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
A praise for Village flowers

A praise for Village flowers

Editor: Well here I am again, but I couldn’t resist saying how…

  • Oct 7, 2020
A praise for Village flowers
Empower ourselves and our sisters

Empower ourselves and our sisters

When the news hit of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Associate Justice Ruth…

Empower ourselves and our sisters
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver
STEM (Pixabay.com)

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

STEM (Pixabay.com)