Opinion

Getting over the hump: Breaking down misconceptions of the Middle East

Kelowna traveller Gina Petrovich is sharing her perspective on her journey in Jordan

  • Mar 20, 2019

OUR VIEW: Anti-poverty plan must now progress

Plan is to reduce B.C. poverty by 25 per cent overall, child poverty by 50 per cent, in next five years

  • Mar 19, 2019

Reporter lauded for cyberbulling story

Reader says Sooke needs to end cyberbully plague

  • Mar 19, 2019

The Kootenay Ice, the Clock, and Time’s Arrow

It was the dying seconds in the last - the very, very last - game the Kootenay Ice would ever play in Cranbrook, Sunday, March 17. The Ice were up 5-4 over the Red Deer Rebels.

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly on an endless loop with a resolution nowhere in sight, the time has come for the region to look at getting the most bang for the buck.

  • Mar 19, 2019

Conservatives disgusting on budget day

Watching the budget today was the most disgusting thing I have seen the Conservatives do.

  • Mar 19, 2019

Much misinformation going around about PIM

All of them moved there long after industry was established in the bay!

  • Mar 19, 2019

Harm reduction education: racism and the drug war

The fourth column from the Coalition of Substance Users of the North

  • Mar 19, 2019

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

  • Mar 19, 2019

LETTER: Clean water is a right for First Nations

From readers Sandra Hartline and Keith Wiley

  • Mar 19, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 19, 2019

Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for March 19, 2019

  • Mar 19, 2019

Letter: Vernon bikers beware

Clear the bike paths, or don't spend the money on them at all

  • Mar 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Housing is one of our basic needs

We all need food, clothing and shelter first

  • Mar 19, 2019

LETTER: Professional reliance protects private interests

From reader Ron Retzlaff

  • Mar 19, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax breaks would encourage construction of apartments

Re: Apartment construction up during start of 2019

  • Mar 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 18, 2019

LETTER: Questions around vaccinations deserve responsible data

On International Women's Day, in an issue focused on women, next to an editorial titled "Giving women the credit they are due", the poll indicated that 46.4 per cent of your respondents think that vaccinations should be mandatory to enrol children in school and 53.6 per cent do not. That result in itself is disturbing, but even more so on pages filled with recognitions of worthy women.

  • Mar 18, 2019

LETTERS: Joining climate strike wasn’t skipping school

From readers Loreena Semple and Art Joyce

  • Mar 18, 2019

COLUMN: Forests in Horsefly watershed targeted for harvest

'There doesn't seem to be any sense to the Ministry of Forest's logging plan, if in fact there is one at all'

  • Mar 18, 2019