Columnists

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

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

When the push comes to shove, we are all to blame

We no longer repair anything. If it stops working we throw it away.

  • Jan 19, 2019

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

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

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Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax

LNG pressure builds on B.C.’s minority government in 2019

Greenhouse gases, Nanaimo by-election add to tension in B.C. legislature

I’m totally out of tune with the music industry

The music industry is booming, but artists appear to be losing

  • Jan 12, 2019

Let’s hope 2019 has a lot less of 2018 in it

Mail-in ballots should go the way of the dodo bird

  • Jan 12, 2019

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

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

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

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

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

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

Not quite putting my feet up yet

I wanted to be a spectator as LNG Canada proceeds with its massive project

  • Dec 28, 2018

The measure of any democracy is its ability to protect the rights of the vulnerable

That this madness exists in a modern world is despicable

  • Dec 22, 2018

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

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

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