Opinion

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

LETTER: Fighting fentanyl exposure, any way we can

A recent report indicated that almost 1,000 B.C. residents died from opioid overdoses in 2016. Totally unacceptable.

  • Mar 10th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

  • Mar 7th, 2017
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        BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

        Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

        • Feb 28th, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

        Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

        • Feb 21st, 2017

        LETTER: Mail service needs alterations

        The idea of community post boxes is a bad one. Too many people would have difficulty getting to those due to a variety of conditions.

        • Feb 16th, 2017

        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

        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