Opinion

What is happening to our beloved Christmas?

Trying not to offend minority groups or naysayers going too far

  • Dec 8, 2018

Time to ban plastic bags in the Cowichan Valley

Alternatives such as reusable bags will save the planet and considerable marine life

  • Dec 8, 2018

Pets on the loose cause a problem

Owners need to keep better tabs on their dogs and cats

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

Robert Barron column: Exciting work at ancient native village

I can’t wait to visit Ye’yumnuts when all the work is done.

video
National security comes first: Minister on Huawei 5G review
Father emotional after Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe payouts approved
Pro-pipeline advocates picket Bill Morneau speech in Calgary
Ask Santa

Hiking requires common sense

Far too many rescues everywhere this year because people

Referendum designed to confuse, giving advantage to proportional representation

If it was an honest referendum there would be one clear question and nothing else

  • Nov 29, 2018

People too quick to judge without knowing all the facts

Public misconceptions make the right for privacy all the more important

  • Nov 29, 2018

Milder than usual weather expected on Vancouver Island

Winter and pre-spring will likely feature plenty of rain and little snow

  • Nov 28, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Proportional representation murky

First past the post system is traditional, and understandable

  • Nov 25, 2018

New event in Chemainus a hit with the community

Adding spice to life with a hearty walk worthwhile

Legalization of pot a step backward

It’s all part of the general societal trend, but we should be going away from drugs

  • Nov 24, 2018

Referendums are useless initiatives

We must have deep pockets to keep shelling out more and more

  • Nov 24, 2018

Much to honour about our veterans and their sacrifices

The Crow’s Nest opened during the Second World War for naval officers

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

We should be pressuring province, not taking on housing, water

Should we really be allocating expenditures toward responsibilities that are not solely ours?

  • Nov 17, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018