Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Conservative MPs call for action in forestry sector

MPs McLeod, Zimmer, Doherty, Albas and Stubbs sent a letter to a pair of ministers last week

  • Jul 29, 2019

Quesnel’s volunteers deserve so much praise

Lindsay Chung writes about how impressive the Billy Barker Days and Quesnel Rodeo volunteers are

Ranch Musings: Researchers conclude livestock have no detectable effect on climate

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt looks at methane emissions from livestock, climate and soil

  • Jul 25, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Forestry Ink: Recent government reports should help logging contractors and truck drivers

Columnist Jim Hilton looks at recommendations from a logging contractor sustainability review

  • Jul 20, 2019

Forestry Ink: Implications of reducing stumpage to help companies during poor markets

Columnist Jim Hilton shows how stumpage reductions could have long-term impacts

  • Jul 14, 2019

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

Ranch Musings: The waiting game

Columnist David Zirnhelt writes about later calving and breeding

  • Jul 10, 2019

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

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

  • Jul 8, 2019

Forestry Ink: Options for keeping the 100 Mile OSB plant operating

Columnist Jim Hilton looks at what other OSB plants have done when facing closure

  • Jul 7, 2019

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

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

RANCH MUSINGS: What can we do in the face of challenges?

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt writes about meeting challenges head-on

  • Jun 30, 2019

Forestry Ink: Canopy Meg; a living legend

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about a tree research leader

  • Jun 29, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Forest sector “crisis” could have been planned for

When it became evident in 2002 that the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic…

  • Jun 28, 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

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

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019