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A woman walks through an art installation in Montreal, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A woman walks through an art installation in Montreal, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Phishing emails seem to be dropping off recently. Image: Pixabay

But what’s going to boost my ego now?

Email money offers trailing off

  • Oct 20, 2022
Phishing emails seem to be dropping off recently. Image: Pixabay
Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CAMERON: Boosting 2022 local election turnout in B.C. unlikely

‘One reason cited for the low turnout is the peculiar nature of local elections’

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Plenty of online offers have the promises of making a lot of money for little effort by working from home. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Column: The unrealistic promise of big money

Pay stated in online ads is far greater than for conventional jobs

Plenty of online offers have the promises of making a lot of money for little effort by working from home. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
B.C. Lions’ Keon Hatcher (4) fails to make the reception in the end zone as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Brandon Alexander (37) defends and Desmond Lawrence (46) watches during the first half of CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Lions’ Keon Hatcher (4) fails to make the reception in the end zone as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Brandon Alexander (37) defends and Desmond Lawrence (46) watches during the first half of CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Pastor Tom Kline

Dying with the most toys isn’t winning …

The Bible says, not money but “the love of money is the root of all evil.”

  • Oct 16, 2022
Pastor Tom Kline
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
”Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: God created man for happiness

‘He longs to fill human hearts with the peace of heaven.’

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
”Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
Vancouver Canucks forward Ilya Mikheyev, of Russia, skates during the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Whistler, B.C., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

THE MOJ: Canucks adopt philosophy of making a good offence their best defence

Unable to fix the blueline, Vancouver looks to outscore the opposition

Vancouver Canucks forward Ilya Mikheyev, of Russia, skates during the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Whistler, B.C., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Members of Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay election candidates talk climate solutions

Should you bother to vote? Yes, and here’s why we think it’s important …

  • Oct 13, 2022
Members of Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health. Photo: Submitted
Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Dalton Schoen (83) is tackled by B.C. Lions' Delvin Breaux Sr. (23) after making a reception during the second half of CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, July 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

THE MOJ: Lions path to clinching 2nd place not as tough as you might think

Winnipeg will be relaxed, resting starters and less focused for two remaining tilts

Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Dalton Schoen (83) is tackled by B.C. Lions' Delvin Breaux Sr. (23) after making a reception during the second half of CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, July 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Photo: File

Election: Don’t forget to have your say

To all candidates, best of luck & and thank you for contributing to the democratic process

  • Oct 8, 2022
Photo: File
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith reacts after his 8-yard touchdown run during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

THE MOJ: Don’t be surprised if Geno Smith keeps the Seahawks soaring

Many factors allowing former journeyman to shine in starter’s role

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith reacts after his 8-yard touchdown run during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
About 17 per cent of British Columbians are currently experiencing a mental illness or substance use issue, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. (File photo)

COLUMN: Breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness and PTSD

I always thought only those who were in a war had PTSD. I was wrong.

About 17 per cent of British Columbians are currently experiencing a mental illness or substance use issue, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. (File photo)
(courtesy B.C. Lions)

THE MOJ: A Rourke return for the Lions? Let’s call it a long shot with a shot

Still a faint hope that B.C.’s quarterback sensation could be back in time for the playoffs

(courtesy B.C. Lions)
The aim of Tik Tok is to create videos that grab users interest within the first few seconds to stop them scrolling and pay attention. Photo: Hengyao Tang Cuhsu/Unsplash

Why would you want to eat chicken basted with cough syrup?

So TikTok is a social media platform for creating, sharing and discovering short videos.

The aim of Tik Tok is to create videos that grab users interest within the first few seconds to stop them scrolling and pay attention. Photo: Hengyao Tang Cuhsu/Unsplash
Beaver Valley Nitehawks pulled off a dramatic 5-4 overtime win over the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Nitehawks win OT thriller over Border Bruins

Hawks forward Griffin McCulloch nets first goal of season in exciting OT win

Beaver Valley Nitehawks pulled off a dramatic 5-4 overtime win over the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey
God has blessed us abundantly with gifts both natural and spiritual. Photo: Unsplash

‘Yes, I will …’

Written by Pastor Nyla Henry, Fruitvale Christian Fellowship

  • Sep 25, 2022
God has blessed us abundantly with gifts both natural and spiritual. Photo: Unsplash
When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)

BUSH: Road trip wrong-turn triggers bungle at the Osoyoos border

Don’t shut off your GPS if you haven’t driven through Osoyoos in 30 years, warns columnist

When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)
La Nina shelter is located in downtown Trail. The one-year (temporary) use permit for up to 18 beds expires Sept. 30. Photo: File

‘Save our Shelter,’ implores Trail advocacy team

Permit expires on Sept. 30

  • Sep 22, 2022
La Nina shelter is located in downtown Trail. The one-year (temporary) use permit for up to 18 beds expires Sept. 30. Photo: File
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton. (File photo)

Think on These Things: The Jewish Nation and Blessings

‘Through the Jewish nation it was God’s purpose to impart rich blessings to all peoples.’

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton. (File photo)