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Letter to the editor: Pine beetle inaction to blame for Prince George pulp closure

Letter to the editor: Pine beetle inaction to blame for Prince George pulp closure

We had a simple but clear message: the mountain pine beetle would devastate B.C. interior forests and lead to eventual and massive shutdowns of lumber and pulp of operations in the interior.
Chris Gardner: Canada needs to pick up its economic tempo

Chris Gardner: Canada needs to pick up its economic tempo

Such anemic growth means that it will take more than 70 years for Canada’s economy to double in size.
Rob Shaw: Eyes on Eby to support struggling B.C. forestry sector

Rob Shaw: Eyes on Eby to support struggling B.C. forestry sector

The Prince George closure cost 300 people their jobs.
Neil Godbout: Remembering Gino Odjick’s best game ever

Neil Godbout: Remembering Gino Odjick’s best game ever

At my very first NHL game, Gino Odjick played the best game of his life.
Opinion: Canada, a superpower? Here's how the country might one day fit the bill

Opinion: Canada, a superpower? Here's how the country might one day fit the bill

In 1776, with a population of 2.5 million, few imagined that within two centuries, the U.S. would become the dominant superpower. It’s not inconceivable that Canada could do the same by 2223.
Todd Whitcombe: Minority to blame for U.S. Speaker debacle

Todd Whitcombe: Minority to blame for U.S. Speaker debacle

The whole debacle highlighted the ability of a minority to hold the majority hostage.
Letter to the editor: ‘Time to sell, pack up, and move to greener pastures’

Letter to the editor: ‘Time to sell, pack up, and move to greener pastures’

The city ignores the tax-paying, business owners in favour of addicts and the province's vagrants who use the front and back doors of local busineses as a toilet.
Neil Godbout: Canfor, province need to be held accountable for Prince George layoffs

Neil Godbout: Canfor, province need to be held accountable for Prince George layoffs

Canfor brought in $211.5 million in earnings in the third quarter of 2022, $644.3 million in earnings the quarter before that and the $839.9 million in earnings during the first three months of last year.
James Steidle: ‘Inept, shady, unaccountable’ leadership led to Canfor Pulp layoffs

James Steidle: ‘Inept, shady, unaccountable’ leadership led to Canfor Pulp layoffs

The megacorps are in the driving seat, of course, but where’s the political leadership?  The answer is there is none.
Cameron Stolz: New goals for the City of Prince George

Cameron Stolz: New goals for the City of Prince George

The City of Prince George is like a giant cruise ship: it cannot come to a sudden stop or turn on a dime. 
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