Columnists

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

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Close call caught on camera in Vancouver
Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest
Mueller probed 10 potential acts of obstruction
Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

Do-it-yourself requires sophisticated tools

“I am all for working on your own vehicle if you relish the challenge …” Nutini writes

  • Nov 15, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Funny read from Trail Times ‘Dear Annie’

Dear Annie recalls “The Stranger in My House” by Rose Madeline Mula

  • Nov 10, 2018

World war can strike out of the clear blue sky

Gwynne Dyer writes “ … great wars do not need great causes …”

  • Nov 9, 2018

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

Language can calibrate a nation’s moral compass

Trail resident Louise McEwan is a freelance writer with degrees in English and Theology

  • Nov 7, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

Elections Modernization Act ‘a day late and a dollar short’

Cannings: “This week the House of Commons passed Bill C-76 … “

  • Nov 3, 2018

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

Clock ticking on Brexit deal

Gwynne Dyer’s new book is ‘Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and Work)’

  • Nov 1, 2018

Keys not so simple anymore

“As with everything else automotive, computers and electronics have invaded your key.”

  • Nov 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

INF Treaty and the idiots sitting on both sides

Gwynne Dyer’s new book is ‘Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and Work)’

  • Oct 26, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better