Opinion

Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Drivers who try to bulldoze through others

Inevitably I will end up with nothing but grille showing in my rearview mirror

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Think on These Things: Truth is given to be shared

“Everyone is invited. Poor or wealthy. All need to recognize the authority of true goodness.”

Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Renting not selling? Looking at principal residence designation

An application must be made within the year of moving out of your home.

  • Apr 8, 2021
Opinion: Now is the time to ensure Canadians have trusted sources for health facts so we can all avoid conspiracy theories and make evidence-informed decisions about vaccines. (CDC photo on Unsplash)

Yes, there’s a silver lining to the pandemic

At the risk of drawing ire, it’s a good time to consider an important lesson from COVID-19

Opinion: Now is the time to ensure Canadians have trusted sources for health facts so we can all avoid conspiracy theories and make evidence-informed decisions about vaccines. (CDC photo on Unsplash)
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Rules around bicycle lanes

The lane is often painted green to distinguish it from lanes intended for motor vehicles.

  • Apr 7, 2021
Tim Schewe
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
“In the spirit of Easter joy, I default to the traditions that shaped me, and the memory of which sustains me,” writes Louise McEwan. Photo: Unsplash

During pandemic, Easter traditions provide joy and hope

“This Easter, like Easter 2020, will stand out in memory because it is different …”

“In the spirit of Easter joy, I default to the traditions that shaped me, and the memory of which sustains me,” writes Louise McEwan. Photo: Unsplash
Emma Bowins is second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted

Ecological Comment: The effect of dams on salmon

Written by second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College in Castlegar, BC.

Emma Bowins is second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted
(Black Press file photo)

FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
(Black Press file photo)
Gestalt describes something greater as a whole than the sum of its parts.

COVID-19 reminding us of humanity’s social gestalt

Opinion piece from Robert M. Macrae, Castlegar.

  • Mar 30, 2021
Gestalt describes something greater as a whole than the sum of its parts.
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‘An education should help young people get ahead’

Richard Cannings is in his second elected term as MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

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Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Employment expenses as a tax deduction

Can you claim these as an expense against your T4 income?

  • Mar 25, 2021
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
“Addiction is a complex health condition that can devastate people, families, and communities and Interior Health is working to address these challenges as the understanding of mental illnesses and substance use disorders continues to evolve,” writes Susan Brown. Photo: Markus Winkler on Unsplash

The case for transforming Okanagan mental health and substance use programs

” … we need to review the status quo,” says Interior Health’s Susan Brown.

“Addiction is a complex health condition that can devastate people, families, and communities and Interior Health is working to address these challenges as the understanding of mental illnesses and substance use disorders continues to evolve,” writes Susan Brown. Photo: Markus Winkler on Unsplash
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Tax free income or not?

“Believe it or not, there are sources of income that escape the taxman.”

Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
Southeast Alaska fisherman report seeing much smaller salmon this year, and in the case of chum salmon, much fewer fish. That has some concerned about the future of fishing in the region. (Courtesy Photo | Tyson Fick)

Ecological Comment: The Pebble That Can Kill Salmon

A column written by Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College

Southeast Alaska fisherman report seeing much smaller salmon this year, and in the case of chum salmon, much fewer fish. That has some concerned about the future of fishing in the region. (Courtesy Photo | Tyson Fick)
From the Hill

From the Hill: New approach needed for addictions

Cannings: 17 people have died [of overdose] in Penticton, 14 in Grand Forks

  • Mar 16, 2021
From the Hill
Wherever you and the pets are headed this year, be aware of ticks. Photo: Black Press

PET CARE: Tips for tick prevention

Pet columnist Nicolette Joosting shares her tips for keeping furry friends safe from tick bites

Wherever you and the pets are headed this year, be aware of ticks. Photo: Black Press
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Did you say Tax Season, or Scam Season?

Tax season is a good time to talk about electronic security.

Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)

OPINION: Helping a 97-year-old man get his COVID vaccination appointment

Call centre inundated with 1.7 million calls while there are just 50,000 folks over 90 in B.C.

A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)
Tim Schewe

DriveSmart: Police Powers

Tim Schewe is a retired constable with many years of traffic law enforcement.

  • Mar 4, 2021
Tim Schewe