Opinion

Is Unist’ot’en conflict a serious concern or much ado about nothing?

There seems to be a bit more tension in the valley than last time I was here. The key word is ‘seems’

Decisions made by a select unelected few

Writer got thinking after hearing Wet’suwet’en chief saying he didn’t want to sell natural gas to China

  • Feb 8, 2019

Don’t direct anger to the innocent

Writer OK with anger, but not OK with pointing it in the wrong direction.

  • Feb 8, 2019
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Premier John Horgan speaks at Witset Smoke Feast
Deconsecration of St. Stephen's Anglican Church in Telkwa
What's next for Cullen?
Cullen not running

Keep up the good work

Writer thanks the people who keep the sidewalks clear.

  • Feb 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Pipeline vs wall

Writer sees jobs from a wall making more sense than building pipelines.

  • Feb 1, 2019

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

What have you got for me this time, Smithers?

After 12 years, Thom Barker rolls back into Bulkley Valley for another stint with The Interior News

  • Jan 30, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Pretending everything is hunky-dory

Writer worried nothing is good enough to earn consent or reconciliation.

  • Jan 25, 2019

On being Canadian

Writer on tenets of democracy he believes must be upheld.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Lucky for us know-nothing rednecks

Writer on the pointed and not always accurate opinions of an observer from Burnaby.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Focus on transparent, fair, culturally appropriate talk

Writer’s impressions after hearing speakers at Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs’ rally.

  • Jan 25, 2019

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

Flash mobs for the protest era

Observations by Resource Works’ Stewart Muir on LNG’s brusque rite of passage into resource radicalism

  • Jan 23, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Protesters and hereditary chiefs did complete 180

Creston writer not impressed with Unist’ot’en/RCMP compromise.

  • Jan 18, 2019

A view from Burnaby on Coastal GasLink

A not so accurate letter from Burnaby observer.

  • Jan 18, 2019

Opinion: Civil disagreement

Knowledge and empathy needed in time of strong disagreement.