Opinion

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

Banks need to help people out with credit card interest

Reduce credit card interest rates and reduce them drastically

Paid sick leave a must going forward

The chickens are coming home to roost, so to speak, on this issue during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • May 28, 2020

Put money into addressing causes of flooding

The real issue is Somenos Creek being totally silted up

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020
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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Fuller Lake Arena site a test case

Temporary homeless facility will need to operate efficiently without incident

Fuller Lake tenting site another inevitable disaster

Temporary locations don’t work for the homeless or the public

  • May 19, 2020

Open up the wallets in B.C. for teachers

Only province with an NDP government keeps unions happy with taxpayer dollars

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

Let’s make Canada great in Trump U.S. style

Ridicule the man down south all you want, but our own leader has many shortcomings

Our species to save: Use this time to learn more about Canada’s endangered animals

We share our country with about 80,000 known wild species, 800 of them are endangered

  • May 15, 2020

Behaviour of virus under a microscope

Relaxing measures now could be a good thing - or not

We are witnessing history being made

We will get through this but our world will be different

  • May 14, 2020

A quarter billion dollar boondoggle

A false resurrection for E&N Rail line

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

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

  • May 11, 2020

The New Normal and Your Health and Wellness

Stay active and enjoy nature during stressful times

  • May 11, 2020

Endurance test hits two months

Period of restrictions likely to have some lasting effects

Climate change concerns haven’t suddenly gone away

Youth activists keeping up the cause and communication online during COVID-19

  • May 7, 2020