Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won 649.

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

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Can't erase history by tearing down statues: McKenna
Toronto gets $25 million from Ontario to fight gun violence
Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

COLUMN: Vows exchanged, chaos reigns

Everything you ever wanted to know about weddings

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

Wineology: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Jun 1st, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: In celebration of physical activity

Committing to long-term lifestyle changes is challenging but making excuses has life-long impacts

  • May 31st, 2018

Star Gazing: Magnetic storms, power outages and other disruptions

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

  • May 29th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

Column: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow after some Princeton, B.C. students gained considerable exposure throughout the province when they dropped their bras

Star Gazing: What can we do to avoid being hit by an asteroid?

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

  • May 23rd, 2018

COLUMN: Award winning author to visit the Library

Today, authors write for the young adult age group and publishers scramble to get them into print

  • May 20th, 2018

COLUMN: Legalized cannabis presents new challenges

Summerland council to consider regulations for licensing and production of marijuana

  • May 20th, 2018

COLUMN: Exploring Japan as a tourist

I’ve been motivated in my explorations this spring by the visit from two dear Summerland friends

  • May 20th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Wineology: What makes a winery great?

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • May 18th, 2018

What I know for sure: Lessons from the Giants Head Grind

Annual event, held Saturday, May 19 in Summerland, raises money and awareness of colorectal cancer

  • May 16th, 2018