Opinion

LETTER: Who is minding our most vulnerable citizens?

Letter writer says there is a crisis in childcare in Chilliwack

  • Jan 24, 2020

OPINION: Should Charter protection against cruel and unusual treatment be extended to corporations?

B.C. Civil Liberties Association intervenes in case to be heard by Supreme Court of Canada Wednesday

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

LETTER: Feeling like a second-class citizen on a priority four road

Letter writer not impressed with City of Chilliwack snow clearing on lower priority routes

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
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COLUMN: How to drive on an icy highway (and, maybe, save yourself from the tailgater behind you)

Physics can be your friend – or your highway – when the snow starts to fly

LETTER: Most plastic floating in the ocean is not from North America

Letter writer critical of Black Press editorial on banning single-use plastics

  • Jan 13, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

Help! I’m stuck behind a wall of junk.

Columnist Eric Welsh finds 43 years of accumulated stuff standing between himself and freedom.

EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

Monday’s 15-hour road closure highlighted need for drivers to be ready for anything

  • Jan 8, 2020

COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies

Long odds that babies would be delivered so regularly within first minutes of midnight on Jan. 1

LETTER: Double standard applied to animal hoarding

Letter writer finds it’s ironic that one with 100 cats is deemed mentally unstable but 2,500 cows OK

  • Jan 7, 2020

Editorial: Cleaning up our act

We should have banned single-use plastics long ago

  • Jan 7, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

LETTER: Loss of civility on Chilliwack’s Vedder River trails

Off-leash dog owner says she’s been threatened three times by men near dike trail

  • Jan 3, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

OPINION: Hope remains even in the darkest moments

A brief look back at the challenging moments of 2019 and why the cup is half full

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction