Columnists

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Oct 3, 2019

COLUMN: Voting is a privilege, so why do we treat it like a chore?

Trevor laments Canadians’ poor record of turning out to vote

Repair Cafe helps recycle, reduce anad reuse

After so many years Lorraine was able to hear her father’s pocket watch ticking

  • Oct 2, 2019
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WATCH: Smithers Secondary School honours Antoinette Austin, Bill Goodacre in annual portrait project
Bulkley Valley Christian School Federal Debate - Oct. 15, 2019 - Candidates' closing statements
WATCH: Sparks fly at the Oct. 18 First-Nations led pro-LNG community celebration at Bovill Square in Smithers
Smithers Climate Strike - Sept. 20, 2019

Youth inspiring change

Brenda is inspired by Greta Thunberg

  • Oct 2, 2019

Change is scary but necessary

A lot of people fear change because they are afraid of losing something or things becoming uncertain

It all comes down to income inequality

There is growing resentment in Canada toward rich people, as there is everywhere.

Celebrating the joys of fall

Falling leaves, migrating birds, scent of high bush cranberry and red tea has Brenda in fine spirit

  • Sep 25, 2019

Can you picture a horse? I can’t

Thom ruminates on discovering he is an aphantasic

It’s not what Trudeau did, it’s who he built himself up to be

The PM’s hypocrisy is a greater crime than a 20-year-old brownface incident

Can women have it all?

Trying to balance work and home life and have a life

Improvements completed on Willovale Marsh trail

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of all things Bulkley Valley

  • Sep 25, 2019

COLUMN: Environmental stewardship essential for Fraser River productivity

Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president of Fraser Surrey Docks

  • Sep 23, 2019

OPINION: Steps taken in right direct, still a long way to go for gender equality

A column from Minerva BC CEO Tina Strehlke

  • Sep 22, 2019

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Sep 20, 2019

Maybe I don’t know enough to be on Facebook

Thom has his technological confidence shaken

Polls are meant to shape public opinion, not gauge it

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: this world would…

The complications of cooking

Lorraine dishes on the changes in the culinary world

  • Sep 18, 2019

Annual library book sale coming up

Library is looking for donations of gently used books for their annual charity event

  • Sep 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

COLUMN: Not our fault we got so darn old

Brenda muses about the disadvantages of sitting too much

  • Sep 11, 2019