Columnists

The Editor’s Desk: A simple Christmas pleasure

The CP Holiday Train brings much more than food bank donations: it also brings beauty and happiness

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

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

Victoria Report: Reasons to give a helping hand this holiday season

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart writes about the joy of giving

  • Dec 10, 2019
video
Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests
Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade
BC COS rescues two elk from under collapsed haystack in Smithers
Canada doesn't tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

The Editor’s Desk: The best Christmas Carol?

It isn’t the best, but the Rich Little version of Dickens’s story is a favourite

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.

The Editor’s Desk: Letters to Santa

There’s much to enjoy in what children write to the jolly old elf

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: ‘Tis almost the season

Get ready for the onslaught of Christmas music, decorations, lights, and more

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

The Editor’s Desk: Ease off on millennials

The younger generation will be the ones cleaning up the mess they’ve inherited from the older one

The Editor’s Desk: Freedom of speech explained

Freedom of speech is still guaranteed, but it doesn’t mean freedom from consequences

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

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

The Editor’s Desk: Too much Christmas

Think working in an all-Christmas, all the time store would be fun? Think again

Victoria Report: Ashcroft glass mosaics honour history through art

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart says that mosaics are a unique expression of community and harmony

  • Nov 5, 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

The Editor’s Desk: Ghosties and ghoulies

For someone with a lifelong love of spooky things, Halloween is a highlight of the year

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

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

  • Oct 28, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: Election aftermath

After being told B.C. would make a difference, the federal election was anticlimactic at best