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

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

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

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

ZYTARUK: Jabs leads to uppercuts as Surrey mayor, board of trade duke it out

Anita Huberman vs. Doug McCallum…?

  • Feb 8, 2019
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Surrey RCMP investigating dramatic brawl in Newton
Quidditch flies into Surrey
Vehicle fire on Highway 1 in Surrey slows traffic
Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada

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

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

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

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

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

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

ZYTARUK: Contemplating ghosts of Christmas past

Holy jeepers, of course it’s okay to say “Merry Christmas”

  • Dec 20, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

ZYTARUK: Surrey council talks a good game about listening, but will it walk the talk?

I guess we have the next four years to find out, but Monday night should give us a pretty good idea

  • Dec 13, 2018

Memories of Cloverdale show ‘Christmas isn’t a time to be alone’

Reporter Grace Kennedy reflects on Cloverdale holidays through the experiences of family and friends

ZYTARUK: How about not throwing our money around, Mr. Trudeau? ‘Work for you?’

How can Liberal MPs justify PM’s cavalier approach to Canada’s finances?

  • Dec 4, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018