Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

LETTER: The elephant in the pandemic situation

From reader Charles Jeanes

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTER: COVID-19 is a wake-up call for the planet

From reader Brian Zacharias

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTER: Ophthalmologist still needed in Nelson

Reader Kurt Hilger says the Star’s March 12 story was misleading

  • Apr 1, 2020

LETTER: Health care workers are the unsung heroes of pandemic response

It’s not only doctors and nurses, says Dr. Kevin McKechnie

LETTER: Links to governent financial assistance

From former MP Wayne Stetski

  • Apr 1, 2020
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LETTER: Make COVID-19 locations available

From reader Amanda Bath

  • Apr 1, 2020

LETTER: It’s time for community gardens

From reader John Northcott

  • Mar 31, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

COLUMN: Borders and water: can Libby Dam’s operations help B.C. residents?

Columnist Eileen Delehanty Pearkes: The border may be closed, but the water is still flowing

  • Mar 25, 2020

LETTER: Does pandemic offer hope for society?

From reader Charles Jeanes

  • Mar 25, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

LETTER: School board COVID-19 policy unfair

From reader David Paetkau

  • Mar 19, 2020

LETTER: City failing on FOI requests

From reader Norm Yanke

  • Mar 19, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

COLUMN: What’s in the provincial budget for Nelson-Creston

From Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER: Skip the sick note for now

Advice to employers on coronavirus from a health care provider

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER: Happiness is more than purchasing power

From reader C. Burton

  • Mar 10, 2020