Opinion

COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies

Long odds that babies would be delivered so regularly within first minutes of midnight on Jan. 1

Farm life: back to life, back to reality

Happy 2020, everyone. I hope you all had a great holiday season…

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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Gwynne Dyer: Georgette Mosbacher’s History Lesson

Pictured above, left: Georgette Mosbacher, the US ambassador to Poland. Right: Molotov…

  • Jan 3, 2020

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

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

New Year’s wishes for politicians

New Year’s wishes for politicians. Please can we all just get along?…

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

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

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

Farm life: what a year it has been

As we head into a new decade I think it’s fitting to…

Analog laws for the digital age

Statistics Canada, by its very name, is in the business of statistics.…

Farm life: the epitome of a Canadian winter

We left the house around 11am with the car fully packed, dog-man,…

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

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

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

King Friday the Thirteenth

Rev. Yme Woensdregt I went to an absolutely wondrous and luminous movie…

  • Dec 13, 2019

I’ve come down with friggatriskaidekaphobia

It’s Friday, the 13th of December today, and there are many, many…

Farm life: a very merry Friendsmas

No Friendsmas is complete without a feast for 12 and a dip in the hot springs.

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

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

  • Dec 10, 2019

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

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

Thirty years ago today in Montreal

Thirty years ago today I was living in Montreal. At some point…

For Jason Kenney, it’s Festivus all year long

Festivus: The non-commercial holiday’s celebration, as depicted on Seinfeld, occurs on December…