Opinion

EDITORIAL: Forget about complaining, just turn the clocks ahead

Editor Grace Kennedy reminds everyone to turn their clocks ahead, because it’s not that big of a deal

HISTORY: Honouring Ruth Altendorf, community champion

Columnist Lindsay Foreman shares her memories of Harrison’s Ruth Altendorf

  • Mar 9, 2019

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019
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Agassiz Library takes its books to the pool
Rock climbers clean up Harrison Bluffs
Helicopters called to crash on East Harrison Forest Service Road
Seabird Island Festival brings back the powwow

COLUMN: There isn’t a better teacher than the arts

‘It shows kids that we value those who practise the arts, who act, dance, draw, and cook.’

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

LETTER: Our environment needs water bottle refill stations

Harrison Hot Springs resident Bruce Turner thinks Harrison council needs to rethink refill stations

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

EDITORIAL: Three years too long for public servants

Editor Grace Kennedy explains her opinion on the Phoenix pay system

REAL ESTATE: Winter home sales can bring in cold, hard cash

Columnist Freddy Marks explains how listing your property in the winter can have unexpected benefits

  • Mar 2, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

One chapter ends, another set to begin

Looking back at a life in journalism

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

LETTER: Thanks to truly angelic Snow Angels

Harrison residents Marg and Ted Doman thank the anonymous snow shovellers who cleaned their driveway

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

PET CARE: Valentine’s Day brings holiday hazards

Veterinarian Nicolette Joosting shares her tips for keeping your pets safe this Valentine’s Day

  • Feb 13, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

COLUMN: ‘We all know that cancer sucks. I learned exactly why.’

Progress reporter Jessica Peters used interviewing skills to get through cancer ordeal

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out