FINLAYSON: The extraordinary run-up in real estate prices like the one experienced in the Lower Mainland raises the odds of a painful market correction
GREEN: Despite the rhetoric of pipeline opponents, real world data shows that oil can be moved safely and less expensively by pipeline, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions
FINLAYSON: Success on growing more locally-based companies and attracting firms from elsewhere would produce sizable economic dividends for the province
KUNIN: The long-term economic impact of the fires ravaging the British Columbia interior – including on the logging and tourism industries – will be devastating
GREEN, QUESNEL: Aboriginal rights are extremely important but, like any Charter right, they’re not absolute. They must be balanced against other competing critical interests
LAMMAM, MACINTYRE: Will a Horgan-led government keep the NDP’s election promise to balance the budget and, if so, how in the face of Green-driven spending plans?
FILIPOWICZ, LAFLEUR: If housing affordability for average British Columbians is the goal, local and provincial governments should reduce barriers to development
GREEN: We need the Trans Mountain project in order to protect the environment, keep costs in control, ensure the safety of workers and bolster the nation’s economy