Columnists

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Hanging onto a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Federal budget addresses housing issue – sort of

Government’s ideas to help people to buy homes could leave them further behind, writes Frank Bucholtz

  • Mar 27, 2019

SIMPSON: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019
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Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

COLUMN: A decisive and controversial step on highrises

White Rock council has taken a decisive and controversial step by rejecting…

  • Mar 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

ZYTARUK: Canada apprenticeship incentive grants paint men only one-third worthy of help

Canada apprenticeship incentive grants offer women $6,000, men $2,000

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

COLUMN: Not yet time to cut myself too much slack

One of the nice things about reaching “a certain age” is that…

  • Mar 8, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

COLUMN: Important piece of Surrey’s history acknowledged

February was Black History Month in Canada, and Surrey council took a…

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

COLUMN: Shift in councils beginning to show

Major shifts on both Surrey and White Rock councils, demanded by voters…

  • Feb 27, 2019

COLUMN: Tough to feel secure with an extra 60 cents

Monthly increase to OAS doesn’t add up to much

COLUMN: Seattle to Surrey rail not yet a done deal

Premier John Horgan travelled to Seattle and Olympia last week for a…

  • Feb 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

COLUMN: Positive trends in municipal campaign spending

There were two positive trends in candidate spending on municipal election campaigns…

  • Feb 13, 2019
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