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Shirley Frost, left, and Gerda Faber, both members of the Wells Gray Lively Arts Society, pick up their feet during a blues song performed by Randy Hedlund and Linda MacKenzie. A Coffee House was held by the WGLAS on Saturday, March 5 in the lodge at the Clearwater ski hill. It was the first Coffee House to be held since COVID-19 restrictions were eased last month. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Cole’s Notes: Re-opening will be awkward, so be kind

Use your COVID common sense and don’t be rude, Schisler says

 

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The economy

A force of nature and just as destructive

  • Feb 28, 2020

 

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

 

Retirement – another word for ‘what’s next?’

Retirement – another word for ‘what’s next?’

A myriad paths are laid out before me once again

Retirement – another word for ‘what’s next?’
National Post reporter Christie Blatchford poses in Toronto on August 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/National Post - Peter J. Thompson

Longtime newspaper columnist Christie Blatchford dead at 68

Blatchford had been undergoing treatment for lung cancer in Toronto

National Post reporter Christie Blatchford poses in Toronto on August 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/National Post - Peter J. Thompson
Not quite putting my feet up yet

Not quite putting my feet up yet

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

  • Dec 28, 2018
Not quite putting my feet up yet
The measure of any democracy is its ability to protect the rights of the vulnerable

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
The measure of any democracy is its ability to protect the rights of the vulnerable
Kitimat: a century of boom and bust

Kitimat: a century of boom and bust

The heady dreams of a 50,000 population city turned out to be just that

  • Dec 1, 2018
Kitimat: a century of boom and bust
Sleepy Kitimat stirs ahead of the LNG Canada project

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
Sleepy Kitimat stirs ahead of the LNG Canada project
The octopus is getting tangled in its own tentacles

The octopus is getting tangled in its own tentacles

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

The octopus is getting tangled in its own tentacles