Columnists

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

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OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

COLUMN: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow on some Princeton, B.C., students gained considerable exposure when they dropped their bras

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Esquimalt’s military past is present

Mayor Barb Desjardins reflects on how two upcoming historical events honour service men and women

  • May 24th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

Before his death, B.C.’s Keven Drews learned real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the inevitable end, something inside Keven Drews didn’t let him stop living

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Citizen’s assemblies deserve a chance to do their work

Lisa Helps hopes for ‘yes’ vote in question about further exploration of City, Saanich amalgamation

  • May 3rd, 2018

JANIS LA COUVEE: An even dozen festivals a thrill for theatre goers

Monday’s arts columnist looks at the various theatre festivals on the calendar

  • May 1st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

MP REPORT: Support for sexual assault centres sorely needed

Victoria MP Murray Rankin fighting to get more funding for Victoria centre

  • Apr 28th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Esquimalt is driven by volunteerism

Barb Desjardins extols the virtues of volunteers in her community

  • Apr 19th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018