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Get Outdoors!: Snow sculptures and strange encounters

Part one of two for a segment outdoor enthusiast Roseanne Van Ee’s monthly column

  • Jan 30, 2019

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

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"Step your game up" equestrian clinic
Armstrong City Hall turns 100
20th annual Jean Minguy Memorial RCMP Youth Academy 2
20th annual Jean Minguy Memorial RCMP Youth Academy 1

National kids show spreads kindness

AT RANDOM: Super Mighty Makers not just a show, it’s a movement

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

COLUMN: Anger rising in Yellow Vests Canada movement

While the protests so far have been peaceful and orderly, there is also a simmering level of rage

Eric Foster: New year, new taxes

The ushering in of a new year has not only introduced a…

  • Jan 15, 2019

COLUMN: New year, new taxes for British Columbians

This year is shaping up to be a challenging one for B.C.’s residents.

  • Jan 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Star Gazing: Patterns of stars

Seeing shapes among the stars

  • Jan 3, 2019

COLUMN: Vernon can take pride in junior provincial event

The volunteer crew was busy keeping time, score, and the ice conditions right on the pin.

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

Wineology: If your grandma is drinking Sherry she’s a classy lady

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Dec 22, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

White: Don’t be a Scrooge like me

It gets to the point where you simply can’t avoid Christmas no matter how hard you try.

Gardener’s Diary: Poinsettia pointers

Purchase the poinsettia at the end of the shopping trip and wrap in paper for the trip home.

  • Dec 14, 2018