Opinion

Letter to the editor: Thank you to essential services personnel and politicians during COVID-19

Quesnel’s Brian Northup is happy to see political parties working together for the common good

  • Mar 30, 2020

Ranch Musings: COVID-19 and ranching

Columnist David Zirnhelt passes on resources for ranchers

  • Mar 29, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

Ranch Musings: COVID-19 and farms

Columnist David Zirnhelt writes about the uncertainties surrounding the virus and farming operations

  • Mar 22, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

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Forestry Ink: Quesnel working on forest diversity

Columnist Jim Hilton highlights Quesnel’s Foresry Innovation Centre

  • Mar 22, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

Forestry Ink: Public encouraged to review the community wildfire protection plan

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about Williams Lake’s plan

  • Mar 8, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

Forestry Ink: Are the Tarsands a blessing or a curse?

Columnist Jim Hilton looks at the pros and cons of oil sands mines

  • Mar 1, 2020

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

Ranch Musings: Encouraging the next generation

David Zirnhelt says balancing business and lifestyle may help the next generation stay on the ranch

Forestry Ink: Forestry practices and mine reclamation in B.C.

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about the possibilities for using biochar to reclaim mine-affected land

  • Feb 22, 2020

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

Letter to the editor: Quesnel Good Cheer program helped 638 families in 2019

Volunteers thank the community and vow to keep looking for a solution to keep Good Cheer going

  • Feb 17, 2020