Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

Opinion

Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

The volunteers already working around the clock to ready for Ukrainian newcomers know it. The federal and provincial officials bracing for the work flow know it.
Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Data will be collected to spot disparities and inequities in how people of different backgrounds are treated by government
Opinion: Shift to electric vehicle acceptance is accelerating slowly in B.C.

Opinion: Shift to electric vehicle acceptance is accelerating slowly in B.C.

Almost three in five British Columbians who drive their own vehicle say it is “very likely” or “moderately likely” that the next one they acquire will be electric.
Claire Nielsen: Reclaiming health

Claire Nielsen: Reclaiming health

If you feel old and feel like you are on a downhill slide, please stop and consider what you could do to shift this.
Jack Knox: We're happy to tell Junior what to eat, but leave Mom and Dad alone

Jack Knox: We're happy to tell Junior what to eat, but leave Mom and Dad alone

Worries that new guidelines will do away with school fundraisers that feature hot dogs and pizza
Les Leyne: Despite MLAs' advice, regional police force a long way off

Les Leyne: Despite MLAs' advice, regional police force a long way off

Committee of MLAs has zero power to do anything with their recommendations.
Opinion: Totally vacant: City of Vancouver’s push for an empty stores tax

Opinion: Totally vacant: City of Vancouver’s push for an empty stores tax

Just when you thought you could never cure the local merchant misery, along comes the prescription
Opinion: Underground economy shortchanging workers and the public purse

Opinion: Underground economy shortchanging workers and the public purse

Dishonest construction contractors who under-report income or deliberately misclassify their workers to evade tax and employment fees are costing the B.C. economy at least $308 million a year.
Opinion: Canadian ban on ‘conversion therapy’ supported by clear majority: poll

Opinion: Canadian ban on ‘conversion therapy’ supported by clear majority: poll

62 per cent of Canadians agree with legislation, a five-point increase since 2020, survey finds
Les Leyne: It's tough to get rid of a municipal councillor, but that's going to change

Les Leyne: It's tough to get rid of a municipal councillor, but that's going to change

Municipal councillors will be obliged to step down if they're facing criminal charges