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B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

COLUMN: Problem of portables isn’t going away

When classes resume Sept. 3, Surrey schools will be even more overcrowded…

  • Aug 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

COLUMN: No summer holiday for Surrey policing debate

The debate within the City of Surrey over policing shows no sign…

  • Aug 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

COLUMN: PNE’s wacky food lineup is a lot to digest

In my 21 years in Metro Vancouver, I’ve strolled through gates of…

  • Aug 9, 2019
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OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

COLUMN: Disturbing trend at the U.S.-Canada border

Recent stories about people-smuggling involving the Smuggler’s Inn in Blaine, and a…

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

COLUMN: SkyTrain expansion a long time coming

SkyTrain will finally be expanded in Surrey. An extension to Fleetwood moved…

  • Jul 31, 2019

COLUMN: Close attention being paid to actions of Surrey politicians

Surrey’s bid to establish its own police force sits on a knife…

  • Jul 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

COLUMN: The ant-social side effects of social media

Has anyone else noticed that their phone is judging them? As scientists…

  • Jul 19, 2019

COLUMN: Don’t reject interurban proposal out of hand

A proposal to use the former B.C. Electric Railway interurban line from…

  • Jul 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

COLUMN: Courting disaster with city police force

Vancouver’s history should serve as a warning

COLUMN: Declining house prices both good and bad

House sales are declining across the region, and prices are also starting…

  • Jul 10, 2019

ZYTARUK: And just like that, Surrey’s trees disappear

Some consider it progress. Others, a path to peril

  • Jul 9, 2019
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