Columnists

Remember to thank your dad

Brenda reminisces about life lessons learned from her dad in the lead up to Father’s Day

  • Jun 16, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 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

OPINION: Strong men create good times

Every time I head to social media, I feel like it’s more bad news

My gut tells me my gut can’t be trusted

Thom writes we should be thinking with our brains not our guts

COLUMN: What is so good about heat?

Brenda’s annual hate-the-heat column

  • Jun 9, 2019

Green New Deal coming to Old Church

A movement for economic equality and climate change action grows

  • Jun 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

COLUMN: Save yourself first

Trevor on feeling pressured to give more than you are able

Citizenship oath an unacceptable double-standard

Thom argues it’s time to stop making new citizens swear (or affirm) pledge to Queen

The heart-warming simplicity of maternal caring

Lorraine picks out a special moment in nature to be grateful for

  • Jun 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

Not weedeating, weed eating

Brenda expounds upon the culinary delights of local flora

  • Jun 2, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

COLUMN: You know nothing Jon Snow (fans)

Thom didn’t think Season 8 was as bad as it was made out to be (spoilers included)

OPINION: On covering emergencies

All this rain has me thinking lots about the pile of rubble that used to be the recycling depot.

Jean Vanier: A man to be admired and respected

Brenda memorializes the French Canadian humanitarian

  • May 26, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Library is the beating heart of the community

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of the goings-on in the Valley

  • May 26, 2019

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019