Opinion

Bill Routley

WFP the Grinch who stole Christmas

It makes me really sad that you don’t understand the labour relations side of the business.

  • Dec 10, 2019
Bill Routley
Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)
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Chinese vaccines sweep world, despite concerns
B.C. reports COVID-19 spread increasing
Trudeau comments on vaccine nationalism
B.C. drivers to get COVID-19 rebate cheques
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
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
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Re: What Don Cherry said was racist, and here’s why

Letter writer responds to editorial on Don Cherry’s controversial comments

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Christine Sorensen, president of the BC Nurses’ Union addresses a crowd. (Black Press files)

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

  • Nov 17, 2019
Christine Sorensen, president of the BC Nurses’ Union addresses a crowd. (Black Press files)
Cherry did not outright say that immigrants are the ones he’s targeting. He also did not specifically target racialized Canadians, but we all know that’s exactly who he meant (Canadian Press photo)

What Don Cherry said is racist, and here’s why

Good riddance, Mr. Cherry. If only this had come 10 years sooner

Cherry did not outright say that immigrants are the ones he’s targeting. He also did not specifically target racialized Canadians, but we all know that’s exactly who he meant (Canadian Press photo)
Trudeau’s new cabinet: Gender parity because it’s 2019? Or due to competence?
Trudeau’s new cabinet: Gender parity because it’s 2019? Or due to competence?
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
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The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

‘Our interdisciplinary research leads us to explore how memory can provide a powerful tool’

  • Nov 9, 2019
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Lest we forget by Robert Kernachan

Remembrance Day shows why we must never forget

Canadians from coast to coast to coast will take part in Remembrance Day ceremonies this weekend

Lest we forget by Robert Kernachan
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LETTERS: RE Present day colonialism on display at LDHS fundraiser

Letter writer responds to last week’s letter on colonialism at LDHS salmon dinner

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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)
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LETTERS: Present day colonialism on display at LDHS fundraiser

Letter writer expresses concerns over LDHS salmon dinner

(Black Press file photo)
Historical map of Vancouver Island from 1913 (Courtesy of ViHistory)

Forget Wexit, it’s time to talk about the separation of Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island separation — or Viexit for the sake of being trendy — has historical precendent

Historical map of Vancouver Island from 1913 (Courtesy of ViHistory)
Mini 3 Musketeers are the perfect Halloween treat, for 2019 and every other year. (Philip Wolf photo)
Mini 3 Musketeers are the perfect Halloween treat, for 2019 and every other year. (Philip Wolf photo)
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
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)
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LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019
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