Opinion

Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Be Safe, Be Seen

Always assume that drivers cannot see you

  • Oct 29, 2020
Andrew Duncan was the Green candidate for Kootenay West. Photo: Submitted

A post-election message from Green Party candidate Andrew Duncan

Andrew Duncan was a Green Party candidate for Kootenay West in the provincial election.

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Cooperation needed so minority Parliament can function smoothly

“We will continue to work with the other parties to get answers … ”

  • Oct 27, 2020
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B.C. seniors advocay groups responds to election platforms

BC Seniors Living Assn is dedicated to being a valuable source for development, education and growth

  • Oct 27, 2020
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Does Canada Need a Wealth Tax?

“Wealth is difficult to define, measure, and tax.”

  • Oct 23, 2020
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Interior Health is advising the community to get their flu shots. Photo: Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Get your bubble vaccinated

Message from head of Interior Health, Susan Brown

  • Oct 21, 2020
Interior Health is advising the community to get their flu shots. Photo: Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash
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Does Canada Child Benefit help those most in-need?

CCB will cost $27 billion in 2020-21 by providing tax-free cash benefits to families with children.

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Local Leviathans: The Rise of Municipal Government Spending in Canada, 1990–2018

Understanding municipal finances is challenging as they are not very transparent and vary widely

  • Oct 20, 2020
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Where job creation in Canada begins

It’s important to examine how job growth has been spread across this large and diverse country

  • Oct 15, 2020
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Why was the CERB decision left to the last minute?

Opinion from Richard Cannings, MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

  • Oct 13, 2020

B.C. hospice workers part of essential care team – pandemic or not

Message from the BC Hospice Palliative Care Association

  • Oct 9, 2020

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

Cannings: MPs working from home important during Covid

“Ottawa is a hot spot for the virus at present … “

  • Sep 26, 2020

The changing size of government in Canada, 2007–2018

“The size of government in Canada is an important matter of public policy.”

  • Sep 25, 2020

Interior Health tackling COVID-19, then and now

“The past seven months reflect some of most turbulent times our country has seen … “

  • Sep 24, 2020

Without federal aid, the future of B.C. air transport is bleak

Air traffic remains down 75 to 85 per cent

  • Sep 23, 2020

West Kootenay EcoSociety ‘cautiously optimistic’

EcoSociety statements follows the provincial report on old growth forests

  • Sep 18, 2020