Opinion

Ranch Musings: The state of agriculture

Columnist David Zirnhelt is thankful for where they are and who they are

  • Oct 15, 2019

Forestry Ink: Replanting badly battered forest landscapes in B.C.

Regular columnist Jim Hilton writes about the potential for using drones in tree planting

  • Oct 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Wolf kill, not backcountry bans, saving caribou

B.C.’s largest herds turn the corner from extinction

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Ranch Musings: Permaculture in Canada

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt says there has been a recent resurgence in interest in permaculture

  • Oct 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Massey crossing a bridge too far for NDP

Premier John Horgan focused on high-speed train to Seattle

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Oct 3, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Rural B.C. takes another hit from the NDP

Province showing clear signs it’s heading for deficits

Forestry Ink: Who benefits from a free log market?

Regular columnist Jim Hilton shares information and insights about log exports

  • Sep 29, 2019

Ranch Musings: Human health, soil health

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt writes about healthy soils and two future events of interest

  • Sep 28, 2019

Forestry Ink: Why can the Asian markets pay more for B.C. logs than our local mills?

Columnist Jim Hilton supports a gradual reduction of raw log exports

  • Sep 23, 2019

COLUMN: Environmental stewardship essential for Fraser River productivity

Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president of Fraser Surrey Docks

  • Sep 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-challenged ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

OPINION: Steps taken in right direct, still a long way to go for gender equality

A column from Minerva BC CEO Tina Strehlke

  • Sep 22, 2019

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Sep 20, 2019

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Ranch Musings: Is there insurance against nature delivering surprises to agriculture producers?

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt writes about financial resilience and production insurance

  • Sep 17, 2019

Column: Do log experts take away jobs in BC?

Columnist Jim Hilton argues the local forestry industry needs better residue management strategies

  • Sep 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Forestry Ink: Tenure reform through expansion of the woodlot program

Regular columnist Jim Hilton looks at woodlot licences

  • Sep 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question