Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

COLUMN: Don’t be a chicken — recycle

Fabric with chicken pattern was reused and recycled many times over the years

  • Apr 21st, 2018
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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Man amazed to film shrieking lynx at close range

Open letter to Premier John Horgan

LETTER: Group called First Things First Okanagan promotes action on climate change

Wineology: The role of a sommelier

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Apr 20th, 2018

Albas: Trans Mountain pipeline dispute lacks solution

MP opts not to speculate on ‘what if’ scenarios

  • Apr 19th, 2018

COLUMN: It takes a village…

Summerland Asset Development Initiative has important role for community’s youths

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Effort needed on Earth Day

LETTER: Vernon writer urges change in celebration of Earth Day Sunday

  • Apr 18th, 2018

LETTER: Province must address climate change

The promised examination of fracking excludes GHG emissions and public health risks

  • Apr 15th, 2018

LETTER: Antiquated voting system should be changed

A proportional representation system encourages thoughtful governance and civil discourse

  • Apr 15th, 2018

LETTER: Federal parties in political paralysis

Liberals, Conservatives and New Democrats all face challenges as election nears

  • Apr 15th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Tragedy hits home

AT RANDOM: Humboldt crash prompts sports editor Kevin Mitchell to reflect on his time on the road

Star Gazing: Mars, the wet planet

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

COLUMN: Definition: Retreat

With the coming of spring, most of us spend time thinking about what the future holds

  • Apr 7th, 2018

COLUMN: Springtime and ramen in Toyokoro

Facebook posts are abundant with pictures of blossoming cherry trees and special foods

  • Apr 7th, 2018

LETTER: Fossil fuels should be kept in the ground

Tom Fletcher’s tirade against people who want a habitable world is demonic thinking

  • Apr 7th, 2018

LETTER: Thanks for caring service

Funeral chapel in Summerland provided help to family

  • Apr 7th, 2018