Columnists

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.

PLACE NAMES: Ymir

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
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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?

PLACE NAMES: Wynndel

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.

PLACE NAMES: Woodbury

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