Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Auntie Says: There is so many things to talk about

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Oct 13th, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

COLUMN: How I spent my summer vacation

So much of the summer went by without any pre-planned activities, camps, or parental interference

  • Oct 5th, 2018
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COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

Auntie Says: Relax and go with the flow

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Sep 28th, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

Stargazing: A space column about nothing

Ken Tapping — astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Sep 21st, 2018

COLUMN: Democracy, insults and dead rats

Members of Summerland’s council have sometimes received harsh treatment from the public

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

COLUMN: Never too cool for school

Post-secondary school is different from high school, now that I am taking courses that interest me

  • Sep 15th, 2018

COLUMN: Feeling lonely? There’s an app for that

New technologies have been major facilitators of budding romances for a while

  • Sep 9th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

GUEST COLUMN: Council role involves listening and learning

Former Summerland councillor reflects on her years spent at the table

  • Sep 9th, 2018

Wineology: What is Biodynamics?

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Sep 8th, 2018