Columnists

‘The unexamined life,’ and other subversive ideas

Yme Woensdregt People today consider Socrates to be one of the world’s…

  • Nov 15, 2019

Free speech is not always without consequence

The United States Congress has embarked on the process to impeach President…

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

Bad ideas about God are dangerous

Yme Woensdregt I was reading an interview recently with Richard Topping, Principal…

  • Nov 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

Fall back, lesser Cascadians

We’re falling back again this Sunday, November 3 despite British Columbians telling…

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Farm life: firewood acquisition

We left the farm in the early afternoon, when the sun was…

COLUMN: Until we meet again

Outgoing Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski reflects on his parliamentary tenure

  • Oct 30, 2019

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

Overall numbers indicate Canada leans left

Election 2019 is over. Thankfully. And for the last time, we will…

Farm life: want to take your mind off election results? Let’s talk compost

Go play in the garden, get your hands dirty, and forget the world for a few minutes.

OPINION: Charting a new course out of the overdose crisis in B.C.

Regardless of where you look, the number of deaths from overdoses are staggering

  • Oct 19, 2019

While waiting for election results, let’s talk curling

Well, I was wrong last week and I happily eat my words.…

B.C. VIEWS: Wolf kill, not backcountry bans, saving caribou

B.C.’s largest herds turn the corner from extinction

An unenthused electorate will likely mean low turnout

We’ve only got a little over a week to go until Canada…

Farm life: be the change

The other day my hubby got home from work quite inspired by…

B.C. VIEWS: Massey crossing a bridge too far for NDP

Premier John Horgan focused on high-speed train to Seattle

Premier popularity polling

I know it’s federal election time, but we musn’t forget our provincial…

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Oct 3, 2019