Allan Hewitson

UNDER MISCELLANEOUS: Talking of mild weather and veterans’ rights

Sentinel columnist Allan Hewitson talks about the area's mild weather and the ongoing troubles with Canada's veterans.

UNDER MISCELLANEOUS: Postal reports are vague

Sentinel columnist Allan Hewitson continues to weigh in on Canada Post cuts.

UNDER MISC: The missteps and moving forward after the provincial election

Northern Sentinel columnist Allan Hewiston weighs in the the problems from the campaign and makes some wishes for those down south.

No NHL means a look at what’s really on TV

Columnist Allan Hewitson discusses the perils of modern television.

Under Miscellaneous – Accountability lacking

Allan Hewitson's latest Under Miscellaneous Column from the Northern Sentinel.

Reading up on banned book week

Columnist Allan Hewitson weighs in on banned books.

Sometimes a bit too much in the news to keep up

Columnist Allan Hewitson weighs on on the multitude of stories in the news this week.

Back to work legislation now the norm?

Here we go again. The federal government’s inconsistent choice of action or inaction ....

What was McGuinty thinking?

I suppose “Silver” Bob Rae must be breathing just a little easier this week.

Harper’s legislative steamroller predictable

It’s very difficult to stop an avalanche after it’s started.

CBC weather coverage raises hackles

I often feel bewildered as I sift through the news on my computer ....

Unhappy start to New Year for many

The year 2012 has started off rather inauspiciously, to my mind.

Paulson’s apparent retreat perturbing

The conduct of the RCMP has been “under the gun” in recent years across Canada....

Let’s clean up our own house first

There are times when I find myself returning to old conclusions.

Phone apps range from useful to plain weird

I don’t own a “smart phone” as such.

I do have a mobile phone, but I’d guess it operates at a grade six level

Demons squander chances in shoot-out losses

The Kitimat Ice Demons played two poor second periods over the November 5-6 weekend...

Mother Corp deserves our support

The Mother Corporation, the CBC, has been under fire lately.

Doggies do DNA no laughing matter

When you happen upon a shadowy reflection of your own community in the news columns of a major newspaper ....

$90,000 a day contract flabbergasting

Every now and again, governments come up with announced plans that simply leave (most) people feeling, well, simply quite flabbergasted.

Just what is NDP’s vision for the Northwest?

Is there a prospect of a future leader of the Opposition representing Northern BC?