Opinion

The fast charging EV station in Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

The Editor’s Desk: Charging ahead safely

As we discuss many things about Ev charging stations, safety has to be part of the mix

The fast charging EV station in Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver
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B.C. man dead, woman seriously injured after shooting in Hamilton, Ont.
Sydney zoo unveils first baby koala in a year
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about the Ashcroft slough and RV bylaws

  • Sep 30, 2020
Letters to the Editor
The Editor’s Desk: Shaken, not stirred

The Editor’s Desk: Shaken, not stirred

Are you excited by the forthcoming B.C. election? If so, you might be the only one

The Editor’s Desk: Shaken, not stirred
STEM (Pixabay.com)

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

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Premier John Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file photo)

The Editor’s Desk: When you hate being right

Emails told me there was a snap election coming, but not the way you think

Premier John Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file photo)
Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier in the multi-Emmy-winning 1975 TV movie ‘Love Among the Ruins’. (Phot credit: YouTube)

The Editor’s Desk: Love among the ruins

A musical mystery is solved, and a forgotten gem is rediscovered

Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier in the multi-Emmy-winning 1975 TV movie ‘Love Among the Ruins’. (Phot credit: YouTube)
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
Victoria Report: Back to school during a pandemic

Victoria Report: Back to school during a pandemic

School districts face challenges as students head back to class

  • Sep 9, 2020
Victoria Report: Back to school during a pandemic
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about access to the Ashcroft Slough and the need to remain vigilant about COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2020
Letters to the Editor
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Alexandria, B.C., Aug. 27, 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

The Editor’s Desk: Stop and smell the pines

In the headlong rush from Point A to Point B, it’s important to make time to explore the unexpected

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Alexandria, B.C., Aug. 27, 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden
Laird Cronk is the president and Sussanne Skidmore is the secretary-treasurer for the BC Federation of Labour. (File collage)

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020
Laird Cronk is the president and Sussanne Skidmore is the secretary-treasurer for the BC Federation of Labour. (File collage)
Opening title and painting for series nine of ‘The Joy of Painting’. Don’t you feel calmer just looking at it?. (Photo credit: YouTube)

The Editor’s Desk: We need more Bob Ross

In a chaotic world, a place where there are no mistakes, just happy accidents, is a relief

Opening title and painting for series nine of ‘The Joy of Painting’. Don’t you feel calmer just looking at it?. (Photo credit: YouTube)
The way a lot of people probably feel these days: detail from ‘The Scream’ by Edvard Munch.

The Editor’s Desk: Welcome to Groundhog Month

Is it just me, or has 2020 already seemed to have lasted for at least two years?

The way a lot of people probably feel these days: detail from ‘The Scream’ by Edvard Munch.
A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
The magic of going to the movies! Don’t you wish you could duplicate the experience in your own home? (Photo credit: DudePerfect/YouTube)

The Editor’s Desk: The magic of movies

Craving that ‘going to the movies’ experience? Then FilmFlam™ is the streaming service for you!

The magic of going to the movies! Don’t you wish you could duplicate the experience in your own home? (Photo credit: DudePerfect/YouTube)
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term
The Editor’s Desk: The good old hockey game

The Editor’s Desk: The good old hockey game

Nothing says ‘NHL hockey’ like 100 F. temperatures and the August long weekend

The Editor’s Desk: The good old hockey game