Opinion

Our VIew: Liquor a tricky issue for us all

There’s a joke about an alcoholic who read about the evils of…

  • May 25, 2011

We should have gone for the pork

John Coppard blasts your editorial (Our View, May 6; Conservatives have reason…

  • May 25, 2011
Does this trucker get equipment input credits from the HST? Yes. Does he work for a 'big business'? No.

HST debate heats up as vote nears

VICTORIA – My feedback on the harmonized sales tax debate is running…

Does this trucker get equipment input credits from the HST? Yes. Does he work for a 'big business'? No.

Our View: The rule of law can be senseleess

The law is an integral part of any society.It can also be…

  • May 20, 2011

Erin McCracken: Council for spectators afterall

Without fail, every Friday at 2 p.m. Esquimalt resident Lorne Argyle heads…

  • May 20, 2011

Our View: ICBC backtrack the right move

ICBC’s doomed proposal to jack drivers’ insurance rates up whether they have…

  • May 18, 2011
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon unveils the $5 million advertising campaign that begins this month.

Stick men, straw men debate HST

VICTORIA – By now you’ve probably seen part of the B.C. government’s…

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon unveils the $5 million advertising campaign that begins this month.

Simple solutions to ease HST pains

As we learned from the recent federal election, voters can make huge…

  • May 13, 2011

Charla Huber: Scotch broom, i’ve got your back

Like a lot of people, I like rooting for the underdog.It’s nice…

  • May 13, 2011

Our View: Costly ventures all about timing

What would you rather see roughly $1 billion of your tax money…

  • May 11, 2011

NDP made wise choice with Dix

I followed both of the provincial leadership races with interest, and I…

  • May 10, 2011

Sponsors change scope of festivals

Re: Precedent leaves other groups at risk (Letters, May 4)When a non-profit…

  • May 10, 2011

$10 million has many uses for TLC

Re: Cash-strapped TLC seeks new members (News, May 4)The Be the Change…

  • May 10, 2011
Premier Christy Clark

Populist HST ‘fix’ coming soon

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark’s shifting position on the harmonized sales tax…

Premier Christy Clark

Teamwork key to health care improvements

As we struggle as a society to deal with rising cost pressures,…

  • May 9, 2011

Reality check on taxes

We hear what we think are historically based phrases like “only two…

  • May 9, 2011

Overpass the answer to commuter woes

“Light rail costly and nonsensical” would have been an accurate headline. I’m…

  • May 6, 2011

Light rail disturbs traffic flow

A light rail system is not a good idea for improving commuting…

  • May 6, 2011

Province, planning key to rail’s success

Kudos to B.C. Transit for endorsing light-rail transit.Now it is up to…

  • May 6, 2011

Pirjo Raits: Common sense not emotion

Being on the unpopular side of the fence is never easy, but…

  • May 6, 2011