Opinion

B.C. roasts thanks to bad forest policy and climate change

A century of aggressive forest fire suppression, accelerating climate change fueled by burning fracked gas and oil and large population growth is leading to a human-created perfect firestorm.
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Furlong defence buries the big picture at slander trial

OPINION: No Truth and Reconciliation for Indigenous people in epic court standoff.

Is big pharma behind Clark's health firings?

It's time for the B.C. government to come clean about the real reasons why it fired eight health researchers.

How to tell we're in a housing bubble

Michael Wilson says standard investment analysis clearly shows we're in a housing bubble.

'Show us the numbers on foreign real estate investment,' says rally organizer

Failure to track the impact of the flow of foreign capital marks this country as an international outlier, says #donthave1million trendsetter Eveline Xia.

OPINION: Vancouver Aquarium's SeaWorld connection

Vancouver Aquarium's Nanuq was by far the most successful beluga breeding male in SeaWorld, with seven living offspring. Six other offspring did not survive birth or early infancy.

OPINION: Homelessness can kill you

Housing-first policies can save lives and public money, says Tom Sandborn.

OPINION: Very little about the housing situation is the result of a free market

When people invoke free-market principles to push back against policy changes what they really mean is the current environment is working for them, says Michael Wilson

Ambrose ire all smoke, no fire

Minister of Health disagrees with the Supreme Court of Canada over marijuana ruling.

Worksafe BC neither working nor safe for injured workers with chronic pain — study

Tom Sandborn weighs in on the plight of chronic pain patients who deal with WorkSafe BC.