Opinion

Too many truths in SNC-Lavalin affair

Thom Barker argues reaction to SNC-Lavalin affair is overblown

Not politics, just babies

Publisher Grant Harris on what’s important today and also tomorrow.

  • Mar 15, 2019

Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example

Christian advocacy group ARPA’s director says Cullen always had time for people he disagreed with.

  • Mar 13, 2019
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Smithers Secondary climate rally

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

Kitwanga archeology example

Writer suggests an example from Kitwanga’s past be followed for any artifacts along pipeline route.

  • Mar 8, 2019

We need people who can bring people together

Writer calls Stewart Muir’s view on protesting divisive.

  • Mar 8, 2019

Faith Matters matters to many

Writer thanks ministers who contributed to Faith Matters column.

  • Mar 8, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

Transparency and clarity needed in reconciliation

Writer reminded of old adage “be careful what you ask for, you may get it.”

  • Mar 1, 2019

Can’t stomach danger of edible cannabis

Writer not excited for opening of Smithers cannabis store and impending edible legalization.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Cognitive dissonance and the art of the vote

Even with the federal election almost eight months away, it already feels…

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Carbon black is the new green(wash)

Questionable claims about forestry and climate change from forest ecologist Jim Pojar.

  • Feb 27, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

Recognize when you reach the top of the hill

Writer says tolerance demand has become intolerant.

  • Feb 22, 2019

BV Gymnastics community contributions not valued

Writer upset at Smithers council decisions on non-profit that invested so much in Town building.

  • Feb 22, 2019

Happy to debate Mr. Cullen on these issues

Stewart Muir stands by original article on pipeline protests and challenges Nathan Cullen’s response.

  • Feb 22, 2019