Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Star Gazing: Mars, the wet planet

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

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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

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

COLUMN: Definition: Retreat

With the coming of spring, most of us spend time thinking about what the future holds

  • Apr 7th, 2018

COLUMN: Springtime and ramen in Toyokoro

Facebook posts are abundant with pictures of blossoming cherry trees and special foods

  • Apr 7th, 2018

COLUMN: Uninformed in an age of information

Searching for keywords is useful, but it is no substitute for reading the article

Wineology: A new column explained

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

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

COLUMN: Time to talk about Summerland’s future

Most evenings, summer or winter, Summerland streets and sidewalks are shockingly barren

  • Apr 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

Star Gazing: The double planet

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Mar 28th, 2018

COLUMN: Truth, lies, fabrications and fake news

Fabricating news stories is not common, but it does happen from time to time

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new

Star Gazing: The first spiral galaxies

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Star Gazing: A non-magnetic Earth?

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Mar 18th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speculation tax, cabin tax or asset tax?

Targeting empty homes seems confused and ineffective

Column: Attending a Japanese wedding reception

Japanese marriage celebration a mix of eastern and western influences

  • Mar 17th, 2018