Commentary

On rage and evil

Prominent therapist Andrew Feldmar discusses rage and evil and the Newtown gunman.

Startups and the search for Canada’s untapped mother lode

The most valuable resource we control is not our water, our oil, our fish stocks or our forests. It is our people and their ideas.

Why the Australian DJs should never have made that call to Kate's nurse

The Australian DJ prank which led to a suspected suicide has set the internet on fire. And yet the most fundamental questions around the topic of free speech are almost completely ignored.

1989 Montreal Massacre was an anti-feminist attack, period.

The killer ordered the men in the room to leave before opening fire. What's wrong with calling out an anti-feminist attack for what it is?

British Columbians are ready for a thoughtful conversation about taxes

Debates about taxes in BC can be as much a blood-sport as politics. But a major new opinion poll conducted by Environics Research (commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) offers...

Plotting the green history of Vancouver

The phrase “green city” hasn’t always had the weight of meaning that it has today. Growing from something suggesting greenbelts, park spaces, and simple city recycling programs, the phrase now...

Five tips for surviving caregiving in Canada

When someone you love is suffering, it is easy to feel worn down, angry and defeated. As you confront the daunting walls of medical bureaucracy, it may seem impossible to go on.  Remember that...

CAPP disputes "B.C.’s natural gas play: a climate charade"

"Natural gas development is an important issue for people living in British Columbia, as it is in other natural gas producing jurisdictions in Canada," Geoff Morrison. Manager, B.C. Operations,...

Watch Adbusters' Darren Fleet deconstruct "Black Friday" on Al Jazeera

Darren Fleet, of Adbusters Magazine, on Al Jazeera regarding "Black Friday."

Making media in the new economy

People need good information to make good decisions. Despite the cataclysm of the digital age, none of this has changed. And whatever people may wish, journalism isn't free.