Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

LETTER: Construction company president disagrees with shutting down job sites

‘I think this is a very dangerous statement and position to take’

  • Mar 26, 2020

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

LETTER: Saddened to see tree removal along Vedder Road

‘You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone’

  • Mar 25, 2020

EDITORIAL: A speedy COVID-19 solution is the worst-case scenario

Doing what is needed means stretching this global pandemic out longer

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

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COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

LETTER: Let’s get child-rearing into school curriculum

Letter writer thinks this would help with long-term health security

  • Mar 5, 2020

COLUMN: No kids’ show too big, no rant too small

Why is an academic over-analyzing a kids’ show? Why is the Conservative leader toasting Paw Patrol?

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Mar 1, 2020

EDITORIAL: Fraser Health needs to be transparent to fight coronavirus panic

Fraser Health and other authorities are not helping by being vague in recent communications

  • Feb 26, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Trying to look forward while looking back

Reader suggests re-running a 2015 Times column after recent racism towards Indigenous people

LETTER: School trustee responds to criticism of her anti-SOGI posts

‘We don’t all agree on everything in society’

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

LETTER: Families come in all shapes and sizes

Writer finds school trustee’s link to Family First New Zealand shocking

  • Feb 18, 2020