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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

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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

Social media is making me an angrier person, but I want to fix it

Trev wants to take a break from social media but can’t.

Christmas credo: Believe as children do

Lorraine wishes everyone a happy holiday season

  • Dec 24, 2019

The other side of comfort and joy

Thom talks about the pressure of being happy and celebratory during the holidays.

Charms of the season bring on good mood

Brenda says she’s not a Christmas person, but hopes it is a good one for everyone

  • Dec 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

Requiem for “Requiem for the Living”

Brenda sings the praises of the Smithers Christmas Choir’s perfomance of Dan Forrest’s famous work

  • Dec 18, 2019

Tiny living not getting any bigger (and that’s OK)

Thom provides an update on his tiny living adventure

Staying healthy and happy over the holidays

Marisca has some ideas on keeping your sanity this season

When Christmas bells are swinging

Some nostalgic thoughts and future events for the season

  • Dec 18, 2019

Telkwa’s recent water woes a reminder of infrastructure deficit

It’s easy to complain when the taps aren’t running, but infrastructure costs big money

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

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