Opinion

Guest View: British Columbia should be concerned about the NDP’s Leap Manifesto

The NDP Leap Manifesto proposes to phase out the entire resource sector while it raises taxes to support a country-wide minimum income

In Our Opinion: Runway rant on Prince Rupert Airport Authority

Making changes without discussing it first with the volunteer board members is what has left a bad taste in some mouths

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Taxpayers beware, are we now paying city staff?

Are these managers volunteering their time to oversee the airport’s operation or will this job be been done on taxpayer’s time?

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          John Horgan’s Irish bully routine avoids key NDP questions

          Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

          NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

          A unified approach is needed

          In the early days of shipping Port Simpson, Pearl Harbour, Otter Anchorage and Big Bay played a significant role in Pacific bound shipping.

          Why would the City of Prince Rupert want to sell CityWest?

          It seems that every time an election comes around, the issue of CityWest pops up.

          Will China provide tourism opportunities for Prince Rupert?

          The question sometimes arises about the potential for Chinese tourism to Prince Rupert.

          I’m sorry Mr. Corrigan, but I won’t get fooled again

          I know Mike Corrigan, and I really do wish him well. But as I see it he’s got a hell of a challenge on his hands.

          In Our Opinion: Spring cleaning with Rupert Rubbish Round-up

          Congratulations and thank you. To the rest of Rupert, yes ... it is time to pitch in and start cleaning your little part of the world

          • Apr 19th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

          Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money

          BC Green Party policy still in daycare

          Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

          • Apr 11th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

          Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

          • Apr 4th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

          Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

          • Mar 28th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

          BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

          • Mar 21st, 2017

          Lough named Northern View editor

          Shannon Lough has been named the new editor of the Prince Rupert Northern View.

          BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

          Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

          BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

          Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

          • Mar 7th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

          Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

          • Feb 21st, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

          Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes

          • Feb 15th, 2017