Opinion

LETTER: Thanks for all the help with snow

Our neighbours on Judith and Hawthorne took it upon themselves to clear the intersection of piles of snow.

  • Feb 16th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes

  • Feb 15th, 2017

COLUMN: Keep an open mind with a purpose to learn

If Muslims were violent people they would have retaliated against those who were involved in the Quebec attack.

  • Feb 11th, 2017
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LETTER: Let’s think outside the block

Research would seem to indicate that the area has been in existence for quite a number of years.

  • Feb 10th, 2017

LETTER: Public donations helped to save Mission Folk Festival

We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the support from friends near and far who gave money to help keep this festival going.

  • Feb 10th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Voter’s guide to carbon taxes

NDP's John Horgan has completed his transition to climate warrior, now that Justin Trudeau has made it mandatory

  • Feb 7th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Clark’s ‘jobs plan’ spins faster

Premier Christy Clark's signature marketing vehicle steers toward technology and 'climate action' jobs, yet to be defined

  • Jan 31st, 2017

LETTER: A ‘broad, sound plan’ for downtown is still needed

In the latest fiasco, council plans to invest $3.5 million in touch-up projects that are important final touches.

  • Jan 27th, 2017

LETTER: Imaginative vision needed

Just what is wrong with the lamp poles I do not know, but certainly such alterations will not make a jot of difference.

  • Jan 27th, 2017

LETTER: Letter misunderstood, writer is in favour of downtown upgrades

I want to clarify I am a regular user of downtown services and am much in favour of upgrading the downtown area.

  • Jan 27th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Flu fallacies are costing us all

People going to emergency rooms and doctors' offices to demand influenza treatment are making matters worse

  • Jan 24th, 2017

LETTER: Garbage pick up is great

The boys must have frost-bitten toes and fingers but they came to my house with all their tires chained up!

  • Jan 20th, 2017

LETTER: A welcome investment

We are grateful to mayor and council, and district staff, for this dedicated investment into our town.

  • Jan 20th, 2017

LETTER: Why is there no public hearing?

It’s all part of encouraging local government transparency and keeping communication channels open.

  • Jan 20th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Fake news is all around us

Jane Fonda's tour of Fort McMurray, latest well-publicized Gitxsan dissident lawsuit the latest examples of our fake news

  • Jan 17th, 2017

LETTER: Downtown a waste of money says reader

We already have light poles with flower brackets and banner hangers; council could immediately save $200,000 by keeping the same .

  • Jan 12th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Vancouver’s ice follies entertain us

Winter of ice and salt shortage takes Vancouver by storm, sparks debate about personal responsibility for snow clearing

  • Jan 10th, 2017

LETTER: Fraser Health addresses overdose crisis

In 2016, British Columbians faced the public health emergency that is the overdose crisis

  • Jan 4th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Here’s to a year of working forests

2017 looks like a tough year for the B.C. forest industry, but at least the environmental attacks are waning

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

LETTER: Snowy sidewalks should be shovelled swiftly

We have now had at least two weeks of inclement weather – more than enough time for residents to remove snow from the sidewalks.

  • Dec 30th, 2016