Columnists

The Editor’s Desk: Bandit at the back door

Wildlife in the back yard can be fun, until nature turns nasty

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: The circus leaves town

For one brief, shining moment, running away to join the circus was a tantalizing possibility

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

The Editor’s Desk: An extra-ordinary adventure

There’s a lot of fun, but a lot of hurry up and wait, on a film set

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

Victoria Report: Fighting back against fire season

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart writes of the need for unity on climate issues

  • Feb 5, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Garbage sets the scene

A street in Ashcroft takes on a distinctly different look for filming

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

The Editor’s Desk: Film frights in Ashcroft

As one classic spooky TV series finishes filming in town, another one will be starting up

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

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

The Editor’s Desk: Small screen, big boost

It’s not just fun to see a major film production in town; it’s good for the economy

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

The Editor’s Desk: Cold enough for you?

It’s one thing to read about extreme cold temperatures, and it’s another to get a taste of them

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

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

The Editor’s Desk: We all have to do more

As wildfires rage in Australia, we have to ask what we can do to prevent them, and then do it

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

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