Opinion

LETTER: Trudeau takes lesson from fable

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seems to be a lot like Grasshopper

  • Dec 20, 2019

LETTER: Utility rate increases will hurt those on fixed incomes

Summerland’s water, sewer and electrical rates will all increase in 2020

  • Dec 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

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DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

I’m Just Saying: Our society needs a re-sex education lesson

Jordyn Thomson is a reporter with the Western News

LETTER: Universal pharmacare program needed

Millions of Canadians are waiting for this historic step

  • Dec 13, 2019

LETTER: Support needed to eradicate polio

As long as it exists the disease can suddenly erupt and spread anywhere

  • Dec 13, 2019

Pawsative Pups: Help your dog love their crate

Lisa Davies is a new columnist for Black Press who writes about dog training

  • Dec 11, 2019

Spark Joy: The art of giving and receiving

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

  • Dec 11, 2019

COLUMN: Considering Canada’s relationship with China

It is no secret that Canada’s relations with China have deteriorated considerably in recent years

  • Dec 11, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

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

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

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on a tragedy, 30 years later

While the Montreal Massacre made headlines because of its scale, gender-based violence is not new

  • Dec 6, 2019

COLUMN: Light holiday movies, filmed here in B.C.

How is it possible to come up with so many holiday-themed movie scripts each year?

COLUMN: Okanagan will be well represented with MPs in critic roles

As critics, it is part of our job to hold the government to account

  • Dec 4, 2019

Car break-ins all too common in North Okanagan

EDITORIAL: It seems we can’t even go a week without someone having their window smashed

LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance

The private insurance industry is not in the business of covering those with high needs

  • Dec 4, 2019

LETTER: Health model profits from patents’ suffering and desperation

Health care should be based on need not the ability to pay

  • Dec 4, 2019

HAWTHORNE: Change your habits, change your lifestyle

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Dec 3, 2019

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