Columnists

Who needs a justice system?

Now, seemingly overnight, people are being charged, tried, convicted and sentenced within hours.

All quiet on the climate front as world moves on despite U.S. defection

“The real breakthrough came in Paris in 2015, and the objective now is to keep the show on the road”

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Everyone seems to be jumping on the pot train now

“Suddenly everyone seems to be an advocate for the legalization of marijuana.”

  • Nov 16th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Dam decision a big test for NDP

Alternatives to completing Site C not pleasant for John Horgan

Science and religion need not be in conflict

“It’s too bad Payette was disdainful and dismissive of those who do not “live and breathe” science …”

  • Nov 10th, 2017
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Grizzly released outside of Trail
    'She is a tough cookie,' says husband of found Coquitlam dog walker
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    Packaging that won't 'entice' youth among feds' marijuana proposals
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    Indigenous grandmother tells the story of raising her grandchildren while poor

      Flippant use of military terms skewers reality of war

      Editor’s note: This column originally ran in 2013 but remains relevant today if not more so

      • Nov 10th, 2017

      Where in the world did Wampsha come from?

      PLACE NAMES: Wampsha. In 1900, King Solomon’s Mining Company of Ohio and Arizona arrived at Woodbury

      • Nov 10th, 2017

      Don’t expect China to budge on North Korea

      Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries

      • Nov 8th, 2017

      Proposed national park would benefit the Okanagan

      Richard Cannings is the MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

      • Nov 8th, 2017

      B.C. VIEWS: The limits of Indigenous rights

      Jumbo Glacier Resort decision a harsh lesson for John Horgan

      Low Dose Naltrexone

      Dr. Hunt: Naltrexone is a medicine that antagonizes/blocks various opioid receptors on cells

      • Nov 3rd, 2017

      Balfour Declaration turns 100

      WWI letter from Brits, the Balfour Declaration, led to creation of the state of Israel

      • Nov 1st, 2017

      B.C. VIEWS: Myths of our marine environment

      MLA Lana Popham a long-time salmon farm protester

      COLUMN: Election alert!

      Donna Macdonald has some advice for people thinking of running for municipal office…

      • Oct 28th, 2017

      COLUMN: Election alert!

      Donna Macdonald has some advice for people thinking of running for municipal office…

      • Oct 28th, 2017

      Mayors, director tout ’collaboration builds communities’

      Collaboration is working together to create something, writes Area A director and BV mayors

      • Oct 27th, 2017

      Hope will overcome disappointment

      The Smoke Eaters still near the top of both division and league, and Sunday’s game, extreme outlier

      • Oct 27th, 2017

      The unravelling of our nation

      When do you cease to be a country? When do you stop being a people, a nation?

      • Oct 27th, 2017

      Halloween is what we believe it to be

      McEwan writes, “Every year the emphasis on creepy, sinister things seems to gain in popularity.”

      • Oct 27th, 2017