Columnists

COLUMN | Creating a “community of practice” inspires

COLUMN | Creating a “community of practice” inspires

Art Matters by columnist Sarah Zimmerman

  • Jan 24, 2020
COLUMN | Creating a “community of practice” inspires
Laura Jones, Chief Strategic Officer of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (submitted)

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020
Laura Jones, Chief Strategic Officer of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (submitted)
Premier John Horgan leaves the podium following his first press conference of the year as he comments on various questions from the media in the Press Gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, January 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

Premier John Horgan leaves the podium following his first press conference of the year as he comments on various questions from the media in the Press Gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, January 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
COLUMN | New year, new you: Make those changes stick

COLUMN | New year, new you: Make those changes stick

Wellness Matters by columnist Joelle McKiernan

  • Jan 17, 2020
COLUMN | New year, new you: Make those changes stick
B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon
COLUMN | Reflecting on established and emerging venues in Terrace

COLUMN | Reflecting on established and emerging venues in Terrace

Music Matters by columnist Cameron Bell

  • Jan 11, 2020
COLUMN | Reflecting on established and emerging venues in Terrace
COLUMN: Reading list for growers and gardeners

COLUMN: Reading list for growers and gardeners

Food Matters by columnist Margaret Peill

  • Jan 9, 2020
COLUMN: Reading list for growers and gardeners
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B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

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B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

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Logging trucks gather from around the B.C. Interior to head to downtown Vancouver, Sept. 27, 2019. (B.C. Logging Convoy/Facebook)

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

Logging trucks gather from around the B.C. Interior to head to downtown Vancouver, Sept. 27, 2019. (B.C. Logging Convoy/Facebook)
B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season
COLUMN: Wellness Matters by Joelle McKiernan

COLUMN: Wellness Matters by Joelle McKiernan

Surviving the holiday season with a smile

  • Dec 11, 2019
COLUMN: Wellness Matters by Joelle McKiernan
COLUMN: Engaging audiences of all ages with Melia and Big Tiny

COLUMN: Engaging audiences of all ages with Melia and Big Tiny

Music Matters by columnist Cameron Bell

  • Dec 11, 2019
COLUMN: Engaging audiences of all ages with Melia and Big Tiny
Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst for B.C. and Alberta with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019
Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst for B.C. and Alberta with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business
COLUMN: Marching to the same tune

COLUMN: Marching to the same tune

Andre Carrel writes on SD82’s release of the consultant’s report

  • Dec 10, 2019
COLUMN: Marching to the same tune
Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)
B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019
B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way
B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea
Christmas shoppers gathered at the Kitsumkalum’s Annual Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 1 last year. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

COLUMN: Art Matters by Sarah Zimmerman

This Christmas, shop for local gifts

  • Nov 22, 2019
Christmas shoppers gathered at the Kitsumkalum’s Annual Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 1 last year. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)