COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

Not really barking at the big dog anymore

Thom relaunches his column with a new more appropriate title

Witset Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop grand opening
Smithers rainbow flag raising
Canada commits $5M in emergency aid for Beirut blast
Invited to a party? B.C. health minister says don't go

Now more than ever

Nothing should stop us from supporting local business during the pandemic

  • May 27, 2020

Thumbs up to Pinnacle Pellet for providing market for pulp logs

Letter write believes pellet industry’s benefits outweigh the

  • May 27, 2020

GUEST VIEW: Toward a more resilient recovery

Nikki Skuce argues now is the time to shift the economy rather than go back to business as usual

  • May 27, 2020

Restart a great chance to get back to nature

Marisca begins to reconnect with the great outdoors

Animal group names, COVID funding and remembrances of Home Ec

Lorraine’s weekly musings on myriad topics

  • May 27, 2020

Some tips for all the new gardeners

Brenda uses coffee grounds and eggshells to promote growth and discourage pests

  • May 27, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

What day is it today?

Marisca looks for a reason to celebrate

Another wonderful human being taken way too soon by cancer

Thom remembers a dear friend who died recently

Do you hope to travel outside of Canada anytime this year?

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  • May 20, 2020

On the vocabulary of a pandemic

Lorraine digs up some COVID-19 terms and phrases relating to the times we live in

  • May 20, 2020

An old rescue dog says farewell

Brenda mourns the passing of her companion River

  • May 20, 2020

GUEST VIEW: The banker is not your friend

Letter writer concerned reduction in Bank of Canada rate will not be passed on to consumers

  • May 20, 2020

Not our business

It is up to the Wet’suwet’en how they choose to govern themselves

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

Our species to save: Use this time to learn more about Canada’s endangered animals

We share our country with about 80,000 known wild species, 800 of them are endangered

  • May 15, 2020