Columnists

Flat Earth Society alive and well in climate change deniers

Nine of the ten hottest global years on record have occurred since the year 2000

  • Oct 20th, 2018

Column: the traffic stop that saved a life

Here’s a tale that will make the hair stand up on your arms

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Column: Consciousness legally deeper today

The rules governing marijuana sound like they were dreamed up at a pot party.

  • Oct 17th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Mike’s Musings: Sometimes it’s nice to just revel in innocence

Sharing some of my ‘Conversations With Sven’ Facebook posts over the years, just for fun

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

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As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax
Celebrating pot at the Legislature

Resistance to roundabouts not supported by facts

Why are roundabouts considered to be the best option? They have a high potential for safety

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Column: nothing beats fall, except a fall with markets

One of my favourite things is walking where all the trees are beginning to turn red and gold

  • Oct 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

Column: A lament for mushroom picking

Autumn Chanterelles getting harder to find due to logging

  • Oct 7th, 2018

COLUMN: First-Past-the-Post imperfect, but don’t expect greener grass on the other side

MLA urges constituents to get informed about the different electoral systems and vote

  • Oct 6th, 2018

Column: Battle bullying, wear orange

Murray Rankin speaks to why he thinks Orange Shirt Day should be nationally recognized

  • Oct 5th, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Let’s have a laugh during ‘silly’ season

It’s harder to pick out real headlines from the satire

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

RICKTER SCALE: With apologies to good Catholics everywhere

Columnist ponders whether this pope will break the persisting cycle of silence

  • Sep 30th, 2018

Column: Getting funky on four wheels

Monday’s intrepid adventure columnist gets her roller dance groove on

  • Sep 29th, 2018

Column: best friend, best price or best value?

Taxpayers can’t trust the government to be responsible with big-ticket projects

  • Sep 29th, 2018

Column: What I’d like to see and hear this election season

I don’t want to hear vague, catchy soundbites. I want concrete ideas and proposed actions