Opinion

LETTER: First step to correct racist thinking is recognition

Unjust harm can come from those close to biased ideas

  • Jul 10, 2020

Opinion: Why the fuss about wearing a mask?

Do the non-medical reasons for not wearing masks in a pandemic outweigh potential benefits?

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

LETTER: Mayor’s words countering racism are worth repeating

‘Who would you rather having running the city and expressing the feelings most of us share?’

  • Jul 2, 2020

COLUMN: Canadians looking south can feel proud but let’s not be smug

Sure things are messed up on the pandemic/racism front in the U.S. but we aren’t perfect

EDITORIAL: Be kind, be thoughtful, be Canadian – every day

Our diversity, our multiculturalism, our kindness to others is what makes our country so great

  • Jul 2, 2020
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OPINION: Worship services should be considered essential services

Limiting religious services to 50-or-fewer people is an infringement of Charter rights

  • Jun 29, 2020

LETTER: Memorial service frustration under pandemic rules

‘If we were only a professional [sports], or if we could call this event some kind of protest’

  • Jun 29, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

LETTER: Rioters are not addressing the underlying problem

‘I didn’t choose this country as “my home and native land” but I’m so thankful I was born a Canadian’

  • Jun 18, 2020

LETTER: To be for one thing doesn’t mean you are against another

Wife of a police officer paints a picture of compassion and empathy

  • Jun 18, 2020

EDITORIAL: Elders in isolation risk financial abuse

‘Recognizing the signs of elder abuse and knowing who to report it to is key’

  • Jun 18, 2020

COLUMN: The search for truth in a misinformation age

We are living amid an epistemological crisis as knowledge is twisted daily

LETTER: Canada needs to rethink illegal firearms

‘Illegal hand guns can be obtained easily in Mr. Strahl’s riding’

  • Jun 18, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

LETTER: Poisonous ideals and white privilege show outdated viewpoints

‘Abhorrent’ response to Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove’s comments on systemic racism

  • Jun 15, 2020

LETTER: Chilliwack couple who helped young woman with flat tire ‘a credit to your city’

‘There are many good, kind people out there willing to take the time to help others’

  • Jun 12, 2020

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

‘Systemic racism’ isn’t complicated. It means a child’s skin colour affects their likelihood to prosper.

LETTER: Apeldoorn in The Netherlands thanks Canada every D-Day

‘The gratitude of Apeldoorn continues to blossom even after 75 years after the event’

  • Jun 11, 2020