Columnists

Stegemann: bear witness to the beginnings of a six-decade honeymoon

Who needs fancy accommodations, food and other luxuries when you have the one you love?

  • Jan 27, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

Untrending: Maybe it’s time to define success on your own terms

Take a closer look at how to set and achieve your goals

  • Jan 26, 2020

Morris Moss: ‘One of the most colourful figures this coast has ever seen’

So one historian termed the handsome Jewish pioneer whose life was more exciting than fiction

  • Jan 26, 2020

McQuarrie: Bad government has cooked the golden goose of rural B.C.

Resource-rich communities have been plundered for the benefit of urban taxpayers

  • Jan 24, 2020

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020
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Drivesmart: Pedestrian visibility at night a matter of life and death

Walk to stay alive: the pedestrian is always the loser in a collision

  • Jan 21, 2020

Barker: Is my dog is manipulating me?

Maybe I;m barking up the wrong tree, but sometimes I wonder who is training whom?

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

T.W. Paterson: Hudson Bay Co.’s Dr. Benson marched to a different drummer

Chief Factor James Douglas soon banished him to the Columbia River

  • Jan 19, 2020

Robert Barron: Winter can be hard, but it brings back good memories

I would carefully poke the handle of the shovel through the snow until it bumped into a solid object

Robert Barron column: Watch out for credit card fraud

I cancelled my Mastercard earlier this week.

Odd Thoughts: Debts to pets settled with love

Age has a way of bringing pets closer to us as the Great Divide nears

  • Jan 15, 2020

COLUMN: Home ownership is more than a mortgage

Home ownership helps invest people in their communities

Tiel’s Tales: Illegal dumpers, let’s be better

This completely unnecessary problem isn’t going away

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

T.W. Paterson column: ‘Newspaper warfare’ overshadowed Nanaimo woman’s death

“The offer to bet on a subject of this sort shows that Dr. Gamble is a heartless, unfeeling man.”

  • Jan 12, 2020

OPINION: Modern life lacking at teaching people ‘adulting’ skills

Takeout trend a manifestation of the kind of individualism promoted by smart phone dependency

  • Jan 8, 2020

Welsh: Help! I’m stuck behind a wall of junk.

January finds 43 years of accumulated stuff standing between writer and freedom

Robert Barron column: Polar bear dip not for the weak

It always seems like a great idea the night before when everyone is in party mode