Opinion

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

New book celebrates Terry Fox in letters

Lorraine’s weekly virtual tour update, musings and roundup of all things Bulkley Valley

  • Aug 5, 2020

Every day is a gift to be celebrated

Brenda eschews birthday celebrations, but believes every day should be celebrated

  • Aug 5, 2020

Feeling anxious about the new school year and so is my daughter

Marisca wonders how her daughter’s first year of school will go, if it will go, or if she wants it to

Glad council decided not to repaint rainbow crosswalk

Letter writer believes crosswalks are for safety, flags should be flown sparingly

  • Aug 5, 2020

Praise for municipal campground staffer

Letter writer relates story of a Town employee going above and beyond the call of duty

  • Aug 5, 2020
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Witset Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop grand opening
Smithers rainbow flag raising
Invited to a party? B.C. health minister says don't go
Canada signs deals to get vaccine candidates if approved for use

A big thumbs up for Sons of Anarchy

FX series is a classic revenge tragedy that does not disappoint

Smithers should get behind MMIWG mural

The design process involved healing workshops for families

  • Aug 5, 2020

Will you sign up for the COVID-19 tracing app?

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  • Jul 29, 2020

The perks of being a child

Marisca envies the responsibility- and worry-free life of a toddler

Watch out for and don’t spread COVID-19 disinformation

Often on social media disinformation is disguised as having come from someone trustworthy

  • Jul 29, 2020

Social media lapse a good reminder just to let things go

Thom breaks his own social media policy and remembers why he made it in the first place

To mask or not to mask?

Wearing face masks is still a personal and situational decision in the North, let’s keep it that way

  • Jul 29, 2020

Research on Canadian artists proves inspiring

Lorraine makes some suggestions of people to check on on the internet

  • Jul 29, 2020

Can you teach an old dog a new diet

Brenda tries to manage her old dog’s weight along with her own

  • Jul 29, 2020

If volunteers want to repaint the rainbow sidewalk we should let them

Trevor feels at the very least we should let the community fundraise the sidewalks repainting

We’re all a little quirky, embrace it

I thought I was making progress with my (very mild) CDO (obsessive…

UBI’s time has come

In the post-pandemic world, we have the opportunity to change society

  • Jul 22, 2020

To keep up with the latest feeding fads or not is the question

Marisca ponders meal times and tries not to feel guilty about her parenting