Columnists

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

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Forestry Ink: Canopy Meg; a living legend

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about a tree research leader

  • Jun 29, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019
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Trudeau on Trans Mountain and climate action
Documents shed light on seniors poverty figures used by federal Liberals
Money Monitor: Summer travel deals require flexibility
Study says rents in most cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners

Forestry Ink: Part 2 – History of 1950 Chinchaga firestorm

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about what was learned from the 1950 wildfire

  • Jun 23, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

Ranch Musings: Rebuilding ranching culture

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt writes about his family’s branding weekend

  • Jun 14, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019

Forestry Ink: The Chinchaga firestorm

Jim Hilton returns with his regular column

  • Jun 12, 2019

Forestry Ink: UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets ambitious goals

Columnist Jim Hilton writes the goals can feel daunting — but people are capable of great things

  • Jun 10, 2019

Zirnhelt: A trip down memory lane

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt returns with his column Ranch Musings

  • Jun 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

Cyclical nature of Canada/ USA lumber markets

Columnist Jim Hilton explores reasons behind declining lumber prices

  • Jun 1, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election