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Right idea, wrong choice of time to make permanent

As B.C. prepares to eliminate time change, Thom argues standard time should be made permanent

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

In an unsustainable world it’s good to be able to provide for yourself

Trevor thinks being self-sustainable is a skill everyone should have

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Family planning is personal

Marisca discusses why it is never a good idea to ask a woman if she is pregnant

If you want to remain anonymous then don’t get into activism

Trevor discusses the court’s take on publishing a person’s photo in the news without their permission

A view from the porch: March 4, 2020

My walking is picking up, based on the better weather. Well, slightly…

  • Mar 4, 2020

Spring is here again

We are getting there. The days are longer , the sun shines…

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020

Its up to students even more than adults to fight bullying

Trevor feels the power to end bullying lies even more with students than teachers

Their capacity to forgive is beyond me

Could you forgive someone who murdered your child? I stumbled across the…

It’s not hard to be kind

Marisca talks ways to end bullying

For art’s sake, keep the ceiling tiles

Still walking but not logging many steps. Going for a walk is…

  • Feb 26, 2020

Sadness surrounds pipeline dispute

Brenda has tried to understand the conflict and it’s beyond her how she can tell anyone how to think

  • Feb 26, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

The RCMP need to let journalists do their job

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve likely heard about the…

Tradition is powerful but powdered wigs?

Thom discusses archaic traditions in the court room

The beauty of a walk

Brenda talks walks, woodpeckers and epsom salts

  • Feb 19, 2020

Why not volunteer this tax season?

Starting to feel more like myself. Beginning to get my appetite back…

To shield or not to shield young children from the news

Marisca talks the ups and downs of discussing world events with kids