Columnists

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 26, 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 24, 2018
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Police lay first degree murder charge after death of 11-year-old girl
Canada's flag turns 54 today
Trudeau says government respected rule of law on SNC-Lavalin
People are spending more on Valentine's Day, but celebrating it less

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 20, 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 20, 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 13, 2018

Brexit: A chance reason will prevail

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

  • Jul 12, 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 6, 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 29, 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 29, 2018

Foreshadowing isn’t a crystal ball but it can be valuable

Mechanically Speaking by Ron Nutini

  • Jun 28, 2018

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27, 2018

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular