Columnists

Wineology: Making sense of natural wines

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Wineology: What is Biodynamics?

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Sep 8th, 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
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As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax
Celebrating pot at the Legislature

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

GUEST COLUMN: Summerland Fall Fair has strong agricultural roots

Annual fall fair has always been about showcasing the community’s agricultural talents

  • Sep 7th, 2018

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5th, 2018

COLUMN: A choice for right-of-centre voters

Those on the right must choose between the existing Conservatives or Maxime Bernier’s new party

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

Stargazing column: Life needs a sun like ours

Current thinking is that here on Earth, chemical-based life, like ours, started in bodies of water

  • Aug 29th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

COLUMN: A lasting legacy of literature

The Ryga Festival is designed to celebrate the contribution to the literary arts George Ryga made

  • Aug 26th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

COLUMN: A job with a paycheque but no future

Reflections on summers spent doing janitorial work at a hotel in Banff

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

COLUMN: B.C.’s summer wildfire seasons are not normal

The frequency and size of wildfires in the past 15 to 20 years should be cause for concern

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence