Columnists

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

OPINION: With street wars all around us, we can do more

We need to focus city-building energy towards preventing road deaths, says columnist

  • Jan 18, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Cannabis assumptions have gone up in smoke

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a Vancouver Island mother of three.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Robert Barron column: Animal cruelty laws need an overhaul

I expect that, as his victim was an animal, Springer will likely receive just a slap on the wrist

COLUMN: Don’t let this be another nasty New Year

Step away from the angry forums of social media

  • Jan 14, 2019
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Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

COLUMN: Assessment hike does not equal tax increase

Your assessment only important in relation to your neighbour’s and how much your town wants to spend

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

Rickter Scale: Service with just a smile

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column in the Goldstream News Gazette

  • Jan 9, 2019

COLUMN: Troll response was my favourite story in 2018

Sarah Silverman used social media to show – get this – compassion

Mommy’s Inside Voice: My superpower and my downfall

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

  • Jan 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Kervin’s Corner: The social media-borne cliché ‘New Year, New Me’ doesn’t work

Let’s put a little extra time into bettering oneself and a little less telling everyone about it.

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

COLUMN: Raise a street kid, it’s good for them

Streets are important for childhood development, says guest columnist

  • Dec 19, 2018

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Yes, Vancouver Island, there is a Santa Claus

The holidays are a truly magical time of year

  • Dec 18, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019