Opinion

MIKE’S MUSINGS: How I’m deciding how to vote next month

You don’t vote for Prime Minister, so vote for who you want as your voice in that big room in Ottawa

Memorial race honours late Vancouver Island BMX prodigy Aidan Webber

‘This is our family’s project to carry out Aidan’s dreams for other kids’

EDITORIAL: Help shape Sooke’s future

This Saturday’s byelection important for many reasons

  • Sep 23, 2019
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COLUMN: Environmental stewardship essential for Fraser River productivity

Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president of Fraser Surrey Docks

  • Sep 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-challenged ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

OPINION: Steps taken in right direct, still a long way to go for gender equality

A column from Minerva BC CEO Tina Strehlke

  • Sep 22, 2019

LETTER: Hard to feel sorry for those with second homes

Re: Speculation tax delivers blow to retired couple. We are now reading…

  • Sep 20, 2019

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Sep 20, 2019

LETTER: ‘The czar does not rule Russia, a thousand clerks do.’

Re: Rules found in pre-school (Our View, Sept. 18) Thank you for…

  • Sep 20, 2019

LETTER: Faux Stonehenge an artist’s folly

Re: Stonehenge project gets rock reception (News, Sept. 18) A faux Stonehenge…

  • Sep 20, 2019

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019

LETTER: It’s an accident waiting to happen

I am very happy Tim Hortons restaurant is now in Sooke, but…

  • Sep 19, 2019

OPINION: Territorial acknowledgments nothing more than box-ticking

A sort of tuneless anthem has taken root in Canada, as it…

LETTER: City’s failure to enforce parking requirements for bikes is seriously disappointing

City’s failure to enforce parking requirements for bikes is seriously disappointing

  • Sep 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

EDITORIAL: Pre-school lessons for Sooke council

Politicians have opportunity to right a wrong

  • Sep 13, 2019

OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break

Young people get a rude introduction into adult life here in B.C. with high cost of living

  • Sep 13, 2019

LETTER: Federal election not a popularity contest

Letter writer urges voters to know issues, parties

  • Sep 13, 2019