Columnists

BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

  • Mar 7th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

  • Feb 28th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

  • Feb 21st, 2017
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Grizzly seen in backyard near Terrace B.C.

     

    Tearful Trudeau: Canada 'less as a country without Gord Downie'
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    Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at 53
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    Kingcome, B.C. experiencing flooding
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    North America losing competitive edge

    By not addressing climate change, America and the Trump Government is costing us all, says Terrace B.C. writer.

    Magical worlds don’t reflect reality

    P.T. Barnum once said, no one ever went broke under estimating the intelligence of people. Sad, but true, says northwest B.C. writer.

    We can’t let ourselves be defined by outsiders

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a decision that killed off the already mortally wounded Enbridge Northern Gateway Project.

    Refugees’ new life comes with challenges

    I recently had coffee with one of Terrace’s Syrian refugees. He and his family waited in a refugee camp for four years before coming here

    Big picture thinking needed for area’s future

    Would a shared council for Terrace, B.C. and Thornhill be a more efficient way to administer the common interests of both communities?

    Businesses and people deserve recognition

    Businesses give a lot to community initiatives in Terrace B.C. and some receive as high as seven or eight requests for local sponsorship.

    You can’t say he doesn’t have sole

    Buying shoes can be a terrifying experience for the unprepared

    It’s a case of the brownfield blues

    Perhaps the best way to address the problem of brownfields is to somehow inject a bit of common sense into the whole brownfield industry.

    Saying ‘no’ to industry leaves community in disrepair

    Terrace and the northwest will remain strapped for cash until there is more investment here

    Looking for the ties that bind us together

    Columnist Al Lehmann says common experience between people can be hard to come by, but is necessary to solve our mutual problems

    We can’t put homelessness on the back burner

    Guest Columnist Steve Smyth hopes people won't go silent on the homelessness situation in Terrace, B.C.

    Turning all that noise into something useful

    Let's follow the thread from rudimentary phone to these odd thinking machines we call smartphones