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B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019
B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way
Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).

HAMILTON: Lies, damned lies and statistics

Out-of-towners get Prince Rupert wrong again

Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).
B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea
Winter conditions on Highway 16. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

COCULLO: Put yourself in their seat driving on Hwy 16

Be mindful of those driving around you from Prince Rupert to Terrace

Winter conditions on Highway 16. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Jenna Cocullo, The Northern View

COCULLO: Knee-jerk reaction to political correctness not best path forward

Those who say we’re living in an overly politically-correct society are wrong to say that, however…

Jenna Cocullo, The Northern View
A bus in downtown Vancouver, Friday, November, 1, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

A bus in downtown Vancouver, Friday, November, 1, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Almost every week in Canada someone with dementia goes missing. (Black Press file)

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

Almost every week in Canada someone with dementia goes missing. (Black Press file)
(File photo)
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Jody Wilson-Raybould announces that she will run as a independent in the fall election during a news conference in Vancouver, Monday, May 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019
Jody Wilson-Raybould announces that she will run as a independent in the fall election during a news conference in Vancouver, Monday, May 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Scenes such as these are becoming all too common in pro sports these days, as far as Kurial is concerned. (Keith Allison photo, via Wikimedia Commons)

KURIAL: Let’s pick up the pace

Over analyzing of replay has left small town sports with a superior speed of play

Scenes such as these are becoming all too common in pro sports these days, as far as Kurial is concerned. (Keith Allison photo, via Wikimedia Commons)
Independent candidate Danny Nunes, clothed as the character ‘Dan the Bear.’ (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Independent candidate Danny Nunes, clothed as the character ‘Dan the Bear.’ (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
B.C. Attorney General David Eby introduces former NDP cabinet minister Joy MacPhail as chair of the ICBC board, Aug. 19, 2018. (B.C. government)
B.C. Attorney General David Eby introduces former NDP cabinet minister Joy MacPhail as chair of the ICBC board, Aug. 19, 2018. (B.C. government)
Evan Wood (left) MD, PhD is an addiction medicine physician, a scientist with the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, and a Canada Research Chair and professor of medicine at UBC. Leslie McBain (right) is the co-founder of Moms Stop the Harm. (Submitted)

OPINION: Charting a new course out of the overdose crisis in B.C.

Regardless of where you look, the number of deaths from overdoses are staggering

  • Oct 19, 2019
Evan Wood (left) MD, PhD is an addiction medicine physician, a scientist with the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, and a Canada Research Chair and professor of medicine at UBC. Leslie McBain (right) is the co-founder of Moms Stop the Harm. (Submitted)
(Pixabay file photo)

HAMILTON: Something was wrong — really wrong, but there is hope

Hamilton shares a defining moment in his life for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(Pixabay file photo)
Caribou calf in a maternity pen near Revelstoke, 2014, to protect it from wolves until it is old enough to survive. (Black Press Media)

B.C. VIEWS: Wolf kill, not backcountry bans, saving caribou

B.C.’s largest herds turn the corner from extinction

Caribou calf in a maternity pen near Revelstoke, 2014, to protect it from wolves until it is old enough to survive. (Black Press Media)
#Newspapersmatter to The Northern View reporter, Jenna Cocullo, because they provide a moment to sit down and digest all the information from the media. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

COCULLO: Newspapers go beyond the soundbite

Why #newspapersmatter to me #nowmorethanever

#Newspapersmatter to The Northern View reporter, Jenna Cocullo, because they provide a moment to sit down and digest all the information from the media. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Northern View reporter, Alex Kurial, loves sports and newspapers. #newspapersmatter to him because they give athletes a voice. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

KURIAL: Box scores and so much more

Why #newspapersmatter to this sports journalist

The Northern View reporter, Alex Kurial, loves sports and newspapers. #newspapersmatter to him because they give athletes a voice. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Sketch of 10-lane bridge to replace George Massey Tunnel, which a local MLA says would be half built by now if the original toll bridge plan hadn’t been cancelled. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

B.C. VIEWS: Massey crossing a bridge too far for NDP

Premier John Horgan focused on high-speed train to Seattle

Sketch of 10-lane bridge to replace George Massey Tunnel, which a local MLA says would be half built by now if the original toll bridge plan hadn’t been cancelled. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Oct 3, 2019
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)