Columnists

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

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B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Musings about scandals, gas prices and the time change

The alleged wrongdoings of wealthy people nothing short of astounding

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Patience required for local pot stores

Still none open in the Valley months after legalization

Quality family time the positive side of power outage

Pastor Pieter le Roux’s experiences reminds us all to be creative and slow down

  • Mar 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

The allures of quilting almost indescribable to the uninitiated

The process of creating something special from random fabrics a wonderful feeling

  • Mar 8, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

‘Just Breathe’ a phrase with relevance for body functioning

Learning to breathe fully one of the simplest ways to strengthen core muscles

  • Feb 28, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Warren Goulding column: Letter to the editor was unfair

I’m always impressed with the volume of letters to the editor that…

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Windstorm or snowstorm, all emergencies require pre-planning if you’re without power

Be Prepared as You Know Not the Day nor the Hour

  • Feb 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out