Columnists

Might as well just eat a bowl of plain sugar

Brenda laments the announcement of Timbits cereal

  • Jan 15, 2020

City mouse and country mouse

Marisca weighs the pros and cons of raising children in the country

Pipeline issue up to Wet’suwet’en people

Chair of the First Nations LNG Alliance hopes for a resolution to Coastal GasLink conflict soon

  • Jan 15, 2020

News can’t always be what you want it to be (that’s called propaganda)

While fluff stories can be nice, the news is the news, regardless of your personal stance

Research makes me suspicious my dog is manipulating me

Thom sometimes wonders who is training whom

Be careful writing out dates in 2020

I took a few days off from wearing my Fitbit so am…

  • Jan 15, 2020
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Prince Harry steps back into the spotlight
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B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

A plea for the return of a fallen angel

Lorraine’s cherished garden angel was stolen from her yard

  • Jan 8, 2020

It’s not ideal, but vaping can be a breath of fresh air for cigarette smokers

Trevor thinks if someone is using reduced-nicotine vaporizers to quit smoking we shouldn’t shame them

Difficult to resist the toxic diet culture

Marisca wants her daughters to have positive body images

Missing MMIWG in year enders was an oversight

Even constant second guessing doesn’t always overcome inherent bias

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

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

New Year, New Mama

Marisca talks parenting resolutions

It’s OK not to know

Knowledge precedes comprehension. Unfortunately, all too often we stop trying before getting…

  • Dec 31, 2019

Optimism for the dawn of a new year

Lorraine is looking forward to the new year and provides a few chuckles to get it going

  • Dec 31, 2019

We have to do better than the last decade if we are to survive

Humanity’s survival rests on whether or not we can find common ground among ourselves

To auld acquaintance being remembered

Brenda muses about season’s greetings and resolutions

  • Dec 31, 2019

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

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

Raising a strong-willed child takes a strong will

Marisca looks at the ways to bring up a strong child and why it might be a good thing