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Opinion: Most local poll respondents want Playhouse demolished

Opinion: Most local poll respondents want Playhouse demolished

The most common response (417 respondents, representing 42 per cent) said to demolish it and sell the land to pay for a new arts centre.
Opinion: Celebrating the accomplishments of women

Opinion: Celebrating the accomplishments of women

This memory of my grandmother’s joy for women achieving great accomplishments returned recently when RoseAnne Archibald from the Taykwa Tagamou Nation claimed victory as the National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations.
Opinion: Three things every business needs to do (but don’t) to improve sales

Opinion: Three things every business needs to do (but don’t) to improve sales

Debra was flustered. She had taken over a business with the intent of growing it but had come to the realization that increasing the sales might be easier said than done.
Opinion: Principled acts take courage

Opinion: Principled acts take courage

Clearly, there is a definite link, a profound bond that is growing between Palestinians and colonialized and oppressed peoples around the world.
Opinion: Premier called on for real change

Opinion: Premier called on for real change

We must stop current logging practices, stop the mining, stop expensive oil and gas exploration and stop building pipelines and infrastructure for fossil fuels.
Opinion: Disenchantment with democracy

Opinion: Disenchantment with democracy

Asked pretty much any question about the present state of politics and it tends to be young adults who are disillusioned by the process.
Opinion: Nearly half of local residents approve how fast pandemic restrictions have been relaxed

Opinion: Nearly half of local residents approve how fast pandemic restrictions have been relaxed

The most common response (417 respondents, representing 42 per cent) said they feel the pace has been just right.
Opinion: Fatalities are a part of life

Opinion: Fatalities are a part of life

This summer, in B.C. alone we are sitting at the nexus of several crises: climate change and opioid deaths, burial sites of murdered and then discarded Indigenous children, class war on the houseless, brutal extraction of old growth trees, a truly global pandemic.
Opinion: O’Grady a man of his time

Opinion: O’Grady a man of his time

I wrote my M.A. thesis at UBC in 2001 about Bishop John Fergus O’Grady, OMI, and the history of Prince George College.
Opinion: Incremental change is the key to success

Opinion: Incremental change is the key to success

Unfortunately, most organizations leave improvement to chance. They don’t do the work necessary to come up with plans for engaging their team and the leaders are often bearing the burden of trying to develop strategies in their lonely offices.