Columnists

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

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

OPINION: Right choices will only come via cultural revolution

Climate change is only one facet of the colossal wicked problem facing our species, says columnist

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Localized food production can help us avert crisis

Benefits of localization include reduced emissions, packaging and processing, says columnist

  • Aug 10, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

COLUMN: Tags and tallies were aftermath of mine tragedies

Historian T.W. Paterson discusses the meaning of the miners’ tags found at old coal mine sites

  • Jul 5, 2019

COLUMN: Urban agriculture potential explored in Nanaimo

Première showing of documentary Five Acres, co-directed by MP Paul Manly, is this month

  • Jul 3, 2019