Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Facing reality of death, B.C. man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside Keven Drews won’t let him stop living

COLUMN: Save the parks, save your sanity

It’s important to set aside sanctuaries for our sanity.

  • Jan 18th, 2018

John White: Seizing the moment, or seizing up

It’s one of the hardest things to do in sports.


In Norse mythology, Ymir is pronounced ee-mer. So why do we say why-mer instead?

  • Jan 18th, 2018

What is Rossland reading?

A WWII novel about the Warsaw Zoo and a sci-fi YA novel where the survival of humanity is uncertain.

  • Jan 18th, 2018
REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
Women, supporters march throughout B.C.
Justin Trudeau helps catch fish at northwestern Ontario reserve
B.C. announces anti-racism funding for prevention, education

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

COLUMN: Reviving a Canadian tradition

If you made a list of longtime Canadian traditions, it would not be complete without hunting.

  • Jan 11th, 2018

John White: The 800-pound gorilla and the white elephant

When is Castlegar getting appropriate funding for its hospital?


Is it Wyndel, Wynndel, Wyndell, or Wynndell? Where did it come from and how do you pronounce it?

  • Jan 11th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

John White: Where to find hope in a sea of turmoil

I’m finding it more challenging to find sparks of positivity when reviewing the year’s milestones.


The man who lent his name to Woodbury Creek wrote and lectured about Ralph Waldo Emerson.

  • Jan 4th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Premier faces costly urban issues, including marijuana legalization

PLACE NAMES: Whatshan and White’s Camp

Whatshan has also been spelled What-shaan, Waatshaan, Watshan, Watchan, and Whatsan.

  • Dec 21st, 2017

John White: Snowstorm triggers vision of ‘66 blizzard spectacle

Anytime I have to deal with a major dump of snow, I’m reminded of what my dad went through.

B.C. VIEWS: 2017 is the year of the B.C. Green Party

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on election reform

NDP joins Greens in bid for proportional representation