Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

COLUMN: Let’s all do our part to fight COVID-19

Political co-operation at all levels a welcome development

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

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B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

COLUMN: Policing report lacks discussion of divide among Surrey citizens

Oppal’s experience could have been a benefit in deeper discussion

  • Mar 14, 2020

COLUMN: Cancelling school trips the right thing to do

Surrey School District’s decision to cancel student trips to Italy, France and…

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

COLUMN: Some sentiments don’t need to be expressed

Letter to the editor’s vile contents not worth repeating

COLUMN: Surrrey policing announcement puts end to uncertainty, but not to controversy

Surrey Police will be the city’s new police force, replacing Surrey RCMP.…

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020

GREEN SPACE: The problem with plastic is its perpetuity

Every piece of plastic every created still exists in some form

  • Feb 28, 2020

COLUMN: Goodwill and pettiness on display in politics

Both the goodwill and pettiness of civic politicians were on full display…

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

ZYTARUK: Trudeau needs to stop dithering and fix blockade crisis

Trudeau noted Canadians are asking themselves, “What is happening in this country?” He’s got that right

  • Feb 18, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Looking back at ‘17 heady days’ in 2010

Effects of Vancouver-Whistler Games still being felt across the Lower Mainland

COLUMN: Learning to adapt to a changing environment

It’s time to look inland and south for more drought-tolerant vegetation

  • Feb 14, 2020

COLUMN: In business, the only constant is change

The retail industry is shifting dramatically, and a story by Black Press…

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody