Columnists

Robert Barron column: Respect needed for 911 program

The dispatcher said she would send a police unit to my home

Column: Rest in peace, customer service

Customer service on the phone is often lacking; online it’s nearly non-existent

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Ice cream can soothe even the worst days

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column by Amie Jay, a Vancouver Island mother of three

  • May 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Moms and families, it’s OK to grow

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column

  • May 12, 2019
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DAVE’S DIGS: Beyond the ‘garbage dispute,’ support human rights and dignity in the Philippines

Canadians implicated in pollution from mining operations and exploitative working conditions

COLUMN: Parents need to get informed about mental health illnesses

Just like basic first aid and keeping them physically healthy, we need to support our kids mentally

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

Untrending: think about the legacy you are leaving online

There will soon be a billion dead people on Facebook, what we leave behind becomes our legacy

  • May 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

COLUMN: Brain injuries can be invisible to many of us

At least 165,000 Canadians are affected each year

COLUMN: Major green Canadian refinery on B.C. coast good for two provinces

Fossil fuels will be around for forseeable future, let’s capitalize

  • May 4, 2019

HORGAN: BC government putting people first and getting results

‘We’re going to keep working hard to make life better for people,’ writes Premier John Horgan

  • May 3, 2019

Robert Barron column: Distracted drivers can cause great harm

Statistics also indicate that one in four fatal crashes in B.C. are caused by distracted drivers

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

DAVE’S DIGS: Politicians must answer young people’s calls for climate action

Policies should give a helping hand to workers and go beyond carbon pricing

Paterson: happily surprised about Morden Mine funding

What took so long for support for restoration work, asks Vancouver Island historian

  • Apr 27, 2019

Rickter Scale: More smoke and secondhand hindsight

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Apr 26, 2019

Rickter Scale: The view through a smoky mirror

Remembering life in the glory days of smoking

  • Apr 25, 2019