Opinion

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

Andrea Rondeau: Price not the real barrier to eating fruits and veggies

There were a number of complaints that vegetables cost too much.

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

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LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Editorial: Looking back at windstorm helps us prepare for next time

BC Hydro says it was the most destructive storm in its history

  • Jan 20, 2019

Editorial: Federal byelection, if it happens, is no reason for voter fatigue

If indeed a byelection is called to choose a Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP, we might as well embrace it

Editorial: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

We favour options that offer regular alternatives, not just a crash bypass.

  • Jan 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

OUR VIEW: We all need to check our facts

Online commenting should be held to the same standard readers hold the media

  • Jan 12, 2019

COLUMN: Assessment hike does not equal tax increase

Your assessment only important in relation to your neighbour’s and how much your town wants to spend

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Winter veggies still going strong in the garden

This winter has been so mild that parsley still grows in the garden and my lettuce has resprouted.

  • Jan 10, 2019

EDITORIAL: Weather extremes becoming the norm

People helping each other out makes our communities strong

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 6, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Putting together year in review an enlightening process

In the daily grind, stories come and go quickly and we’re always looking to the next publication.

T.W. Paterson column: Now is the time to ‘fix’ the Mount Prevost memorial

What better way to begin 2019 than with a golden, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

  • Jan 5, 2019