Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

Where will it all end?

“Armageddon Summer” in the northern hemisphere

  • Aug 1st, 2018
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Agassiz dairy farm fire
Scheer pushes Trudeau to re-start Energy East pipeline talks
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Messages of hope, encouragement line bars of B.C. bridge

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Zimbabwe democracy a tenuous thread

Dyer writes, ”Many people are still afraid to reveal their true voting intentions …”

Simpler steps for vehicle care in summer heat

Some simple steps will go a long way to letting your vehicle weather the summer

  • Jul 26th, 2018

Army controls media, pulls political strings in Pakistan

Dyer writes, “Nothing less is at stake in this election than peace in the Indian subcontinent …”

  • Jul 24th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Government must get involved to fill Greyhound void, says MP

“The federal government has a role to play as well, especially in terms of interprovincial routes.”

  • Jul 20th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Kokanee Summit and Justin Trudeau: A story goes nowhere

Eckersley writes, “Early this year … I got a peculiar phone call from another news media reporter.”

McEwan’s summer reading suggestions

Trail Times Columnist Louise McEwan says, “Time to pick up a book and escape. Happy summer reading!”

  • Jul 13th, 2018

Brexit: A chance reason will prevail

Dyer: Long struggle over Britain’s relationship with the European Union reached turning point

  • Jul 12th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

Train ride highlights Canada’s size and national economy

MP Richard Cannings reflects on train ride home to B.C. from Ottawa

  • Jul 6th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

Pardons should be next step in marijuana legalization

Questions or comments should be forwarded to richard.cannings@parl.gc.ca.

  • Jun 29th, 2018

Mexico’s election will shake up the country’s elites as well as Washington

Dyer: “We already know who is going to be the president of Mexico for the next six years.”

  • Jun 29th, 2018

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing