Opinion

Vote twice

Even if you vote no in the flawed electoral reform referendum, vote again on a new system.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Why I’m voting Yes to Proportional Representation – a matter of rural, northern values

Local Stikine NDP MLA Doug Donaldson makes the case for proportional representation.

  • Oct 31, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

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Welcoming chiefs to Wet'suwet'en territory
Molly Wickham explains flag
Smithers march for Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs
Wet'suwet'en chiefs Unist'ot'en negotiations 2

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Help us celebrate our new and improved curling club

Smithers Curling Club presidents on upgrades ordered by the Province and its Halloween re-opening.

  • Oct 26, 2018

Smithers needs to move on marijuana

Writer questions how far the Town is on making rules and education on legal marijuana.

Proportional representation unconstitutional

Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Mike Morris on past ruling that he says shows unconstitutionality.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Why I will be voting against so-called proportional representation in the BC Referendum

Christian Heritage Party leader Rod Taylor on why he’ll vote no despite party’s support of PR concept.

  • Oct 22, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

Fish vulnerable in record low flow

Writer wonders why catch and release not curtailed at critical level.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Telkwa fame and power

Writer wonders about a candidate’s claim he’s not in it for the fame and power.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Dual member proportional has full accountability

Writer says of the referendum options, DMP is best. He also reminds those opposed to vote too.

  • Oct 19, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: A better way to manage B.C.’s public construction

Claire Trevena responds to Andrew Wilkinson on NDP union policy

  • Oct 14, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s union-only construction plan doesn’t benefit communities

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson calls it payoff to NDP supporters

  • Oct 13, 2018

Love during difficult time

Carly Munro’s family gives thanks for all the kindness they’ve received.

  • Oct 12, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

Remembering Henry Alfred, Chief Wah Tah K’eght

Tyler McCreary of Florida State University remembers the chief who changed so much.

  • Oct 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt