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Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.
The gallery of support and friendship

The gallery of support and friendship

Art Matters by columnist Sarah Zimmerman

  • Mar 16, 2020
The gallery of support and friendship
A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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COLUMN | Foreign influence

COLUMN | Foreign influence

Columnist Andre Carrel talks about politics

  • Mar 11, 2020
COLUMN | Foreign influence
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID-RML via AP

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID-RML via AP
COLUMN | The public servant

COLUMN | The public servant

Columnist Andre Carrel shares his view on people in service

  • Mar 5, 2020
COLUMN | The public servant
COLUMN | Remembrance and healing through music with Sonya Black

COLUMN | Remembrance and healing through music with Sonya Black

Music Matters by columnist Cameron Bell

  • Mar 4, 2020
COLUMN | Remembrance and healing through music with Sonya Black
COLUMN | Discovering roots in your community

COLUMN | Discovering roots in your community

Food Matters by columnist Margaret Peill

  • Mar 3, 2020
COLUMN | Discovering roots in your community
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)
COLUMN | Waste carts

COLUMN | Waste carts

Columnist Andre Carrel talks about garbage collection in Terrace

  • Feb 26, 2020
COLUMN | Waste carts
Protesters stand at a rail blockade in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, near Belleville, Ont., on Monday Feb. 24, 2020, during a protest in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Nation hereditary chiefs attempting to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline on their traditional territories. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

Protesters stand at a rail blockade in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, near Belleville, Ont., on Monday Feb. 24, 2020, during a protest in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Nation hereditary chiefs attempting to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline on their traditional territories. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020
COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest
Hundreds of demonstrators block access to the BC Legislature in Victoria on Feb. 11, 2020 in support of the First Nations hereditary chiefs who are fighting a natural gas pipeline in northern B.C. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Hundreds of demonstrators block access to the BC Legislature in Victoria on Feb. 11, 2020 in support of the First Nations hereditary chiefs who are fighting a natural gas pipeline in northern B.C. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
COLUMN | Render unto Caesar

COLUMN | Render unto Caesar

Columnist Al Lehmann says taxation has always been a vexatious issue

  • Feb 12, 2020
COLUMN | Render unto Caesar
COLUMN | Too dull-witted to read the warning signs?

COLUMN | Too dull-witted to read the warning signs?

Columnist Al Lehmann says the science community has provided us with some uncomfortable facts

  • Feb 12, 2020
COLUMN | Too dull-witted to read the warning signs?
COLUMN | City not meeting intent of public consultation

COLUMN | City not meeting intent of public consultation

Columnist Andre Carrel says he’s not surprised only one person showed up to the city budget meeting

  • Feb 12, 2020
COLUMN | City not meeting intent of public consultation
COLUMN | Popularity of sourdough bread on the rise

COLUMN | Popularity of sourdough bread on the rise

Food Matters by columnist Margo Peill

  • Feb 12, 2020
COLUMN | Popularity of sourdough bread on the rise
COLUMN | Relationships require a rule for fair fighting

COLUMN | Relationships require a rule for fair fighting

Wellness Matters by columnist Joelle McKiernan

  • Feb 12, 2020
COLUMN | Relationships require a rule for fair fighting
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.
Three major projects have taken centre stage in B.C.: the Coastal GasLink pipeline project (top), the Trans Mountain expansion project (left) and the Site C dam (right). (Black Press Media files)

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

Three major projects have taken centre stage in B.C.: the Coastal GasLink pipeline project (top), the Trans Mountain expansion project (left) and the Site C dam (right). (Black Press Media files)