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The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)

OPINION: Chilliwack Fair’s display of tank crushing cars deemed ‘insensitive’ in light of Ukraine war

Chilliwack has a proud military history but military tanks shouldn’t be crushing civilian vehicles

The long, bitter CPC leadership campaign is down to two likely winners

What to do, what to do? These are the questions Conservative Party…

A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CAMERON: Can a new captain at BC Ferries set the ship straight?

Joy McPhail moves on to herculean challenge of fixing problem-plagued BC Ferries

A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Letter: Community action to reduce emissions

A lot can be done locally for climate change Temperatures are on…

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An enhanced coloured sun and sky due to the wildfires south of the border silhouettes trees on a mountain top in North Vancouver, B.C., Friday, October 2, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
An enhanced coloured sun and sky due to the wildfires south of the border silhouettes trees on a mountain top in North Vancouver, B.C., Friday, October 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Hug your air conditioner today

Do you remember last year’s heat dome? How it went on and…

An enhanced coloured sun and sky due to the wildfires south of the border silhouettes trees on a mountain top in North Vancouver, B.C., Friday, October 2, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
An enhanced coloured sun and sky due to the wildfires south of the border silhouettes trees on a mountain top in North Vancouver, B.C., Friday, October 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Considering a run for local government? Some advice.

I know. I know. You’re camping. But it’s municipal election season, with…

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Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Horgan’s about-face and departure changes the political landscape

Newly elected BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon must think the planets are aligning in his favour

Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Online platform typing (Pixabay.com)

Current leadership races don’t paint a pretty picture

Money and politics have been intertwined for millennia. It’s no accident that…

Online platform typing (Pixabay.com)
Bruce Cameron

CAMERON: What’s in a name? The BC Liberal Party contemplates a name change

‘The name change effort may look trivial, but it is a crucial step on the road to potentially regaining power’

Bruce Cameron
Crystal Schick/Yukon News Lindsay Baxter takes a photo of the summer solstice sun setting from the top of the Dome in Dawson City on June 22, 2019. Approximately 100 people were at the top to watch the sun set at 12:50 a.m.

It’s the summer solstice; winter is almost here

Well it’s here, believe it or not, Tuesday, June 21 is the…

Crystal Schick/Yukon News Lindsay Baxter takes a photo of the summer solstice sun setting from the top of the Dome in Dawson City on June 22, 2019. Approximately 100 people were at the top to watch the sun set at 12:50 a.m.
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Letter to the editor.

Letter: Kimberley property tax increase difficult to manage

The increase to property taxes in Kimberley for this year is as…

Letter to the editor.
Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
Danny Vernon, Illusion of Elvis Presley tribute impersonator, performs as a younger version of Elvis at the Evergreen State Fair on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 in Monroe, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

How much money will entice Elvis back into the building?

Elvis has left the building. But if you cough up the appropriate…

Danny Vernon, Illusion of Elvis Presley tribute impersonator, performs as a younger version of Elvis at the Evergreen State Fair on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 in Monroe, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.

FINLAYSON: Taming the inflation monster

‘Canadian policymakers should support the Bank of Canada’s efforts to get inflation back to 2 per cent’

  • Jun 1, 2022
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

MARK: B.C.’s tourism industry paddles out of the pandemic storm, ready to welcome visitors

‘The recovery of the tourism industry is bringing a new challenge for operators in B.C.’

  • May 27, 2022
Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Keeping the British in British Columbia?

Victoria Day marks the informal start of summer in Canada, but it’s also a celebration of our historic connection

  • May 24, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Parking at EK Regional Hospital

Congratulations to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital Joy Reduction and Cash Enhancement…

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