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B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Windstorm or snowstorm, all emergencies require pre-planning if you’re without power

Be Prepared as You Know Not the Day nor the Hour

  • Feb 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Buried lines pose the best chance of sustaining hydro

Problems will continue where overhead lines are not clear of trees

  • Feb 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

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Person strength comes in all forms

You shouldn’t make everything about appearance for well-being

  • Feb 1, 2019

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

Drivesmart column: Is your car falling apart? Roadside mechanical inspections

Inspections were frequently triggered by seeing something amiss

  • Jan 27, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Robert Barron column: Canada has a lot to offer

The 18 year-old from Saudi Arabia came to Canada

Andrea Rondeau column: Price not the real barrier to eating fruits and veggies

There were a number of complaints that vegetables cost too much.

T.W. Paterson column: For some miners it was never say die

For 12 years, single-handed, A.L. Marsh bored his way to bedrock.

  • Jan 26, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Robert Barron column: Kudos to hydro crews

It would have been enough work for any hydro crew just to deal with a few houses on one street

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

T.W. Paterson column: Old Kelly of Wild Horse Creek

“…sitting behind his desk with a muzzle-loading Colt revolver in each hand!”

  • Jan 12, 2019

Storytelling brings amazing details of power outage to light

We enrich each other’s lives when we share our stories

  • Jan 11, 2019