Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on a tragedy, 30 years later

While the Montreal Massacre made headlines because of its scale, gender-based violence is not new

  • Dec 6, 2019

COLUMN: Light holiday movies, filmed here in B.C.

How is it possible to come up with so many holiday-themed movie scripts each year?

Car break-ins all too common in North Okanagan

EDITORIAL: It seems we can’t even go a week without someone having their window smashed

LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance

The private insurance industry is not in the business of covering those with high needs

  • Dec 4, 2019

LETTER: Health model profits from patents’ suffering and desperation

Health care should be based on need not the ability to pay

  • Dec 4, 2019
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HAWTHORNE: Change your habits, change your lifestyle

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Dec 3, 2019

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019

Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay

A high school should be the last place you find opposition to…

  • Dec 2, 2019

LETTER: Safety measures needed at Summerland Skatepark

Council must prevent accident before it happens

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

LETTER: Public solutions needed for surgical wait times

Private surgery centres increase health care costs without providing more positive outcomes

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Campaign supports Don Cherry, veterans with mental health issues

Purchase of pins established as a fundraising opportunity

  • Nov 28, 2019

LETTER: Court decision could lead to two-tier health care system

Dr. Day’s proposals will create longer waiting times for those who cannot afford to pay

  • Nov 27, 2019

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Quality control issue spells trouble ahead

Misspelled street sign in North Okanagan has (humorous) consequences

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Sound system issues will be fixed

Complaints received about sound quality during Summerland’s Remembrance Day ceremony

Local Lizzie: Third Space Life Charity and mental health

Lizzie Skelton is a UBC Okanagan student who writes a column for Black Press

  • Nov 25, 2019

COLUMN: Golden apple time at the Summerland Library

Do you ever stop and think about what a wonderful town we…

  • Nov 25, 2019

EDITORIAL: Uncomfortable questions about religion, spirituality and culture

A court case on Vancouver Island has centred on an Indigenous smudging ceremony

  • Nov 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.