Columnists

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)
COLUMN | Learning how to understand food beyond our plate

COLUMN | Learning how to understand food beyond our plate

Food Matters by columnist Margo Peill

  • Feb 5, 2020
COLUMN | Learning how to understand food beyond our plate
Cannabis buds lay along a drying rack at the CannTrust Niagara Greenhouse Facility in Fenwick, Ont., on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

Cannabis buds lay along a drying rack at the CannTrust Niagara Greenhouse Facility in Fenwick, Ont., on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
COLUMN | ‘Cancel culture’ is contrary to our humanity

COLUMN | ‘Cancel culture’ is contrary to our humanity

Columnist Steve Smyth shares his thoughts on how times are changing

  • Jan 31, 2020
COLUMN | ‘Cancel culture’ is contrary to our humanity
COLUMN | How can you justify property tax?

COLUMN | How can you justify property tax?

Columnist Andre Carrel questions the recent property assessment in Terrace

  • Jan 31, 2020
COLUMN | How can you justify property tax?
COLUMN | Professional therapy through music in the Northwest

COLUMN | Professional therapy through music in the Northwest

Music Matters by columnist Cameron Bell

  • Jan 31, 2020
COLUMN | Professional therapy through music in the Northwest
Passengers wear masks to prevent an outbreak of a new coronavirus in a subway station, in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The first case of coronavirus in Macao was confirmed on Wednesday, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The infected person, a 52-year-old woman, was a traveller from Wuhan. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

Passengers wear masks to prevent an outbreak of a new coronavirus in a subway station, in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The first case of coronavirus in Macao was confirmed on Wednesday, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The infected person, a 52-year-old woman, was a traveller from Wuhan. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)