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Column: NDP’s labour overhaul unfairly benefits unions

Notes from the Legislature by Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo

  • May 22, 2019

I will give you something to call 911 about…

A couple of months ago Princeton RCMP Sergeant Robert Hughes told me…

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019
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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

Column: A solar pioneer in the Okanagan rides among us

This Summerland octogenarian has been producing his own electrical energy for more than 20 years

  • May 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

COLUMN: The simplicity and power of naps

We are, more than ever before a sleep deprived society

  • May 15, 2019

Hergott: Do you stop for ducks crossing the road?

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses how to safely avoid ducks crossing the road

  • May 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

A look back in time: The famous Clyde “Slim” Williams

Slim was known for wanting to connect the unchartered coastal range with the Canadian road system

  • May 10, 2019

Flattened but not forgotten – Vernon’s Civic Arena

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: ‘She did good’

  • May 10, 2019

5 Things to do this weekend in the Okanagan

Check out this events column from Okanagan events guru Christina Ferreira

  • May 9, 2019

COLUMN: The future isn’t what we thought it would be

Dire dystopian predictions haven’t come true, but the warnings are still needed

Hergott: Working around pain from a car crash

Lawyer Paul Hergott writes about what to do and not to do following a crash

  • May 7, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

Kootnekoff: Social media privacy

In short, it is a fiction. Social media privacy does not exist.…

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

COLUMN: Honouring the one who stands by you

Since becoming a grandmother, I’ve started thinking about my own mom in a very different way

  • May 2, 2019

Get Outdoors! Now is the time to deal with dandelions

Columnist Roseanne Van Ee looks at a weed with a varied and well-established history

Hergott: Future income loss from an injury

Lawyer Paul Hergott takes a look at losses from an injury

  • Apr 30, 2019