Columnists

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Sep 20, 2019

How to get that Spark Joy feeling

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

  • Sep 19, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

COLUMN: Non-voters a symptom, not the problem

In the 2015 federal election, nearly one in three eligible voters did not cast ballots

Hergott: Are school zone speed restrictions necessary?

Lawyer Paul Hergott’s latest column

  • Sep 10, 2019

COLUMN:MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Counting calories and number of drinks too

Columnist not a fan of “do-gooders to help us from ourselves”

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Vernon power pole fire
Neighbour delivers pleasant surprise
Thieves steal potted plants from Vernon residence
Thieves steal potted plants from Vernon residence

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

The Power of Words

Columnist encourages people to use words with kindness

Black bears prep for hibernation

Columnist Roseanne Van Ee continues her look at black bears

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

COLUMN: ‘Only one green in the crayon box’

Discovering the Japanese concept of Shinrin-yoku or ‘Forest Bathing’

  • Sep 4, 2019

Spark Joy: 2 questions to ask before you tidy your home

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

  • Sep 4, 2019

COLUMN: MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Political debates mushrooming at neighbourhood supermarket

Our beloved scribe confesses to issues with vegetable while grocery shopping

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

COLUMN: Taking a television trip back in time

Old shows have found new life in reboots

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

Hergott: ICBC fails at dismissing claim

Lawyer Paul Hergott’s latest column regarding ICBC

  • Aug 27, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

COLUMN: Trudeau trips his way towards election campaign

Glenn Mitchell thinks the drama teacher in Canada’s Prime Minister is coming through

LETTER: Repair work overdue at lakeside path

Condition of walkway is a disgrace for Summerland

  • Aug 23, 2019