Opinion

Charter protection needed for rural Canadians

Writer on ICBC “relief” for rural rates, and says lack of protection means subsidizing urban voters.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Concerns about herbicide use in Interior forests

Columnist Jim Hilton explores the use of herbicides in Quesnel forests

  • Feb 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

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2019 St. Patricks Day Kids 2K Run and Pace and Pint 5K
Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day at Barkerville Brewing Co.
Fourth annual Nazko Arts and Music Festival
Winning Skips at Draw 13 of 2019 BC Men's and Women's Curling Championships in Quesnel

Ranch Musings: What a wonderful long weekend in Williams Lake

Columnist David Zirnhelt is feeling hopeful after attending the Young Agrarians mixer

  • Feb 16, 2019

Editorial: The best of intentions

Laying out a plan doesn’t mean it happens quickly

  • Feb 16, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

Ranch Musings: Revolutions in agriculture need to be local

All production is local, and all information about farming is contextual, says David Zirnhelt

  • Feb 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

OPINION: Just because the news isn’t desired, doesn’t mean it’s fake

This week’s editorial looks at political bias and disagreeing with the news presented

“Eat less red meat,” you say

Columnist David Zirnhelt says the health of people and the health of the land go together

  • Feb 6, 2019

COLUMN: the downside of being more efficient

Regular columnist Jim Hilton shares his thoughts about changes in the logging industry

  • Feb 5, 2019

Young people in agriculture opportunities

Regular columnist David Zirnheldt shares his ranch musings

  • Feb 5, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Alzheimer Society of B.C. thanks people of Quesnel

Editor, The Alzheimer Society of B.C. thanks the people of Quesnel and…

  • Feb 3, 2019

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

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

LETTER: Thank you to the staff, contractors and communities of Mount Polley Mine

‘Our hope is that full operations will resume once the economics of mining at Mount Polley improve’

  • Jan 29, 2019

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

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

One ship to save Canada’s Arctic

MP Todd Doherty believes the brave men and women of our Canadian Coast Guard deserve better

  • Jan 25, 2019

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

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

  • Jan 23, 2019