Columnists

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

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Why remembering is more important than ever before

As I get on in years dredging up older accurate memories gets more difficult

Enjoy our last Silent Night for a while

Christmas 2018 will be the last quiet Christmas in Kitimat

  • Dec 8, 2018

Trump and the denialists – earth’s greatest foes

Donald wants a great climate so the heavens will move

  • Dec 8, 2018

What to expect from our weather – Old Farmer’s Almanac

Malcolm Baxter’s annual look at what we can expect over the next year

Sleepy Kitimat stirs ahead of the LNG Canada project

A drive around town will quickly show there’s a fair bit of interest stirring in real estate

  • Dec 1, 2018
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Canada ranks 16th on annual gender gap list
Notley says Ottawa oil and gas funding not a 'long-term solution
Tornado touches down in Seattle
REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video

We need to lift the yoke of criminality from the addicted

Current strategies for dealing with drug addiction are tragically flawed

  • Nov 25, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

We need to cherish this small, blue marble in a vast ocean of strangeness

Our universe is constantly expanding, so it’s even bigger than when I wrote this column.

  • Nov 17, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

The octopus is getting tangled in its own tentacles

That may be the very least of Trudeau’s troubles.

Voting for your values

A measuring stick for undecided referendum voters

  • Nov 10, 2018

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

Trump: turning #MeToo into #MenToo

How important can one man’s death be?

  • Nov 3, 2018

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018