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B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

Lately, there’s been a lot of media focus on the street level…

  • Sep 13, 2019

Rickter Scale: The unbelievable explained

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Sep 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

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Rickter Scale: Memorable moments on the midway

The Rickter Scale is a regular column

  • Aug 30, 2019

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

COLUMN: We shouldn’t need a program to speak to the aged

Society has forgotten the value of speaking to those who have lived through adversity

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

COLUMN: Graffiti is more than just a nuisance

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association Graffiti, or tagging as it is…

  • Aug 9, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

Rickter Scale: The one step forward, two steps back Trump trot

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

Rickter Scale: A creep at the wheel

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Jul 31, 2019

Rickter Scale: The two cents worth solution

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Jul 24, 2019

COLUMN: Can’t see the forest for the trees

Adam Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Jul 22, 2019