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B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

One song as a time

As I was trying to figure out my place in the world at the tender age of fourteen, I found myself starved for music beyond what was spoon-fed to teenagers on Top 20 radio stations.

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

Annoying behavious gets annoying responses

I’ve heard from a lot of people from Wynndel and northward along the East Shore in the last couple of weeks.

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After the floods, comes the cleanup in Grand Forks
Canadian Armed Forces fight natural disasters
After the floods, assessing what's still left
Grand Forks prepares for peak flooding

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

COLUMN: When we fail inmates, we fail ourselves

Solutions for inmates go far beyond the walls of the Okanagan Correctional Centre

We meddlesome humans

Eugene Schieffelin, a 19th-century pharmaceutical manufacturer, was an ambitious eccentric fellow.

  • May 4th, 2018

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

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

This is the Life – A beginning, or the end?

Last week I was making my way through a 150-page document that involves the Lower Kootenay Band as a partner in a proposed wilderness adventure tourism scheme on a 70,000-hectare tenure near Gray Creek.

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

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

In a world that only shouts

I’ve been escorted out of dance clubs more than once.

  • 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

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

This is the Life – On the level

The series that continues today, about a Lister resident who had a bad experience with the RDCK building department

This is the Life – 70? Say it ain’t so!

When I heard on the radio last Tuesday that Bobby Orr had turned 70 I did a double take.