Opinion

Marisca

A slight shift in thinking

Marisca realizes she gets to do things with her child, she doesn’t have to do them

 

Supporting breastfeeding during the pandemic

Supporting breastfeeding during the pandemic

Marisca stands behind nursing mamas but not keyboard warriors

 

Confessions of a helicopter parent

Confessions of a helicopter parent

Marisca wonders if she is merely keeping her children safe or making them too dependent

 

How do we unplug our children?

How do we unplug our children?

Marisca discusses kids shows

How do we unplug our children?
For Your Consideration

Too much ado about a small patch of asphalt

Opposing the rainbow crosswalk on non-religious grounds is disingenuous

For Your Consideration
Hard times bring out the best and worst in people

Hard times bring out the best and worst in people

Marisca calls on the community to be kind while keeping some space between us

Hard times bring out the best and worst in people
It’s time for Smithers to get boots on the ground

It’s time for Smithers to get boots on the ground

Trevor wants bylaw officers in the downtown core to remind people of social distancing

It’s time for Smithers to get boots on the ground
Family planning is personal

Family planning is personal

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

Family planning is personal
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy
It’s not hard to be kind

It’s not hard to be kind

Marisca talks ways to end bullying

It’s not hard to be kind
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For Horgan and Trudeau reconciliation is more photo ops than substance

Trevor feels like politicians need to be clear on where they stand in the dispute

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Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.