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B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

Wineology: A new column explained

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Apr 3rd, 2018
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Pickle Ball Depot picks up award
Charles Bloom's Class of 2018

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

Star Gazing: The double planet

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Mar 28th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new

What’s Up: April

Devil star will appear in April

  • Mar 23rd, 2018

Star Gazing: The first spiral galaxies

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Mar 21st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speculation tax, cabin tax or asset tax?

Targeting empty homes seems confused and ineffective

St. Patrick sets a good example

There’s more to St. Patrick’s Day than green beer and leprechauns

COLUMN: Why fans should continue watching the Canucks

After a tough season, Vancouver fans have promise for remaining 11 games

B.C. VIEWS: These are taxing times for our new NDP government

Businesses, non-profits, local governments are feeling the pinch of payroll tax

OPINION: Health sector behind on women’s rights

The CEO of B.C. Women’s Hospital says the health sector has a long ways to go

  • Mar 8th, 2018

Star Gazing: A non-magnetic Earth?

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Mar 6th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Protest industry prepares for war against Alberta oil

Leaked document describes ‘swarm’ and ‘hive’ anti-pipeline strategy

B.C. VIEWS: Our not-so-New Democrats don’t rock the boat

Finance Minister Carole James takes the wheel, steers similar course

COLUMN: The lingering effects of bullying

Someone had reached out to make amends for what had happened

COLUMN: A peek into the forbidden

If books were removed based on what some people didn’t like, there would be many bare shelves

  • Feb 23rd, 2018