Opinion

COLUMN: My relationship with water

Reflecting on recovering from giardia in Nepal, and other close encounters with contaminated water

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

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In Our Opinion: Times, they are a-changin’

Legal weed, legalized doctor assisted dying and the MeToo movement have shifted the social paradigm

  • Dec 13, 2018

COLUMN: Scoring on and off the ice

Talking about the Rampage’s efforts to give back to the community

What is your favourite part of Winterfest?

Streeter of the Week question at one of the many events of Winterfest.

COLUMN: Two Rupertites going the distance

A huge kudos to ultramarathoner Sam Kasdorf and long-time business owner John Rogers

In Our Opinion: Rescuing the needle in a haystack

Safety measures should be implemented across Canada’s coasts to prevent fishing industry deaths

  • Dec 6, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

In Our Opinion: the Speaker shouldn’t be an MLA

Why we should re-evaluate the speaker’s position after the latest B.C. legislature scandal

  • Nov 29, 2018

COLUMN: Strong show of support at Transgender vigil

Thoughts on Prince Rupert’s first time recognizing the Transgender Day of Remembrance

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

What questions do you have about the city’s proposed marijuana laws/boundaries?

Streeter of the Week: Prince Rupert asked about cannabis rules and regulations

In Our Opinion: From lemons to lemonade

How a mistake turned into a memory for a Japanese family and Prince Rupert residents

  • Nov 22, 2018

COLUMN: Don’t stop believing

Opinion on the small-town bias and how it affects athletes everywhere

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

From the judge’s table: A talented bunch

Reflections from Matthew Allen on judging Rupert’s Got Talent at the Lester Centre of the Arts