Opinion

Certain apps can make users more mindful of their social media use. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

KITTERINGHAM: Why I unfollowed 500 social media accounts this month

Social media was depressing me, so I did something about it

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OPINION: High income taxes make B.C. less attractive and productive

Horgan government increased B.C.’s top personal income tax rate from 14.7 per cent to 20.5 per cent

  • Feb 1, 2023
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Jock Finlayson

FINLAYSON: 2023 could be one of the weakest years for B.C. home sales in two decades

Despite market volatility, the long-term fundamentals for housing in B.C. remain attractive

  • Jan 27, 2023
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Jock Finlayson
Liquid natural gas bubbles. (Pixabay)

Uzelman: Trudeau is deaf to Japan’s request for LNG

A column by Bruce Uzelman

  • Jan 27, 2023
Liquid natural gas bubbles. (Pixabay)
A strata council enacted a bylaw to restrict out-of-wedlock relationships. (Pexels photo)

CAMPBELL: This ‘prudish’ B.C. strata sued to stop owner from living with her boyfriend

Case raises the question of whether strata bylaws should be able to restrict certain relationships

A strata council enacted a bylaw to restrict out-of-wedlock relationships. (Pexels photo)
Kathi Diewert of Chemainus captures many interesting nature shots around the Island. No matter what it looks like outside, there’s no sense in creating any false sadness on so-called Blue Monday and beyond. (Photo by Kathi Diewert)

BODGER: Blue Monday is bogus, stop looking for reasons to be sad

There’s no evidence one day should be the saddest compared to any other

Kathi Diewert of Chemainus captures many interesting nature shots around the Island. No matter what it looks like outside, there’s no sense in creating any false sadness on so-called Blue Monday and beyond. (Photo by Kathi Diewert)
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LETTER: Difficult to make predictions 100 years ahead

Past generations could not have foreseen present world

  • Jan 17, 2023
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LETTER: Take measures now to create a better future

Choices today will affect generations to come

  • Jan 17, 2023
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, United States President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador walk to a meeting at the North American Leaders’ Summit in Washington, D.C., on November 18, 2021. The trio will meet again this week as the so-called "Three Amigos" summit series resumes in Mexico City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, United States President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador walk to a meeting at the North American Leaders’ Summit in Washington, D.C., on November 18, 2021. The trio will meet again this week as the so-called "Three Amigos" summit series resumes in Mexico City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Two children under 18 held in custody by the Iranian regime that have been sponsored by Federal Canadian MPs to try to help stop their execution. Ali Rakhshani, 17, is endorsed by Fleetwood-Port Kells MP Ken Hardie, and Mohammad Rakhshani, 16, is endorsed by North Vancouver MP Jonathan Wilkinson. (Twitter @balo0chgirl)

OPINION: Iranian woman living in Fraser Valley urging MPs to sponsor prisoners to avoid execution

Nine federal Liberal MPs ‘sponsor’ Iranian detainees by sharing their plights on social media

Two children under 18 held in custody by the Iranian regime that have been sponsored by Federal Canadian MPs to try to help stop their execution. Ali Rakhshani, 17, is endorsed by Fleetwood-Port Kells MP Ken Hardie, and Mohammad Rakhshani, 16, is endorsed by North Vancouver MP Jonathan Wilkinson. (Twitter @balo0chgirl)
Wild Sky Sisters

Wild Sky Sisters: Aquarius season – What is your social support network?

Wild Sky Sisters is a joint venture between Angela Moffitt and Tamara McLellan

  • Jan 16, 2023
Wild Sky Sisters
Worker at Swartz Bay terminal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

CAMPBELL: Couple ‘evicted’ from B.C. ferry terminal gets zero sympathy here

Couple posts video of confrontation onto social media after being 4 minutes late

Worker at Swartz Bay terminal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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COLUMN: Success should speak for itself

The word “success” is about goals, wealth or prestige, but defining accomplishments is subjective

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Highway 3 east of Princeton was flooded during the atmospheric river event in late 2021. Photo Marcie Anne Roberts

EDITORIAL: California floods reminiscent of similar destruction in B.C.

Natural disasters in British Columbia have been costly

  • Jan 12, 2023
Highway 3 east of Princeton was flooded during the atmospheric river event in late 2021. Photo Marcie Anne Roberts
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Sandon B.C. (Bruce Uzelman)

Uzelman: Sandon B.C. And the king of the silver city – John Morgan Harris

Reforms to taxation, regulatory and project review policies are essential

  • Jan 11, 2023
Sandon B.C. (Bruce Uzelman)
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland rises during Question Period on Friday, November 18, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Uzelman: Incompetence and indifference in federal politics

Reforms to taxation, regulatory and project review policies are essential

  • Jan 11, 2023
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland rises during Question Period on Friday, November 18, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Jessica Peters is a reporter with the Abbotsford News, and an invasive cervical cancer survivor.

OPINION: Cervical cancer awareness didn’t seem important to me, until it was

January is cervical awareness month and a time to understand how devastating the disease really is

Jessica Peters is a reporter with the Abbotsford News, and an invasive cervical cancer survivor.
Someone in Victoria had a frustrating birthday after a sign meant for them was put on the wrong lawn. (Pexels photo)
Someone in Victoria had a frustrating birthday after a sign meant for them was put on the wrong lawn. (Pexels photo)