Columnists

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

The Canadian economy seems strong, but there are many signs pointing to…

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

TIEL’S TALES: On the hunt for a wild Christmas tree

I’ve collected trees in all manner of locales. But this is the…

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019
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Swicked: Is it worth the effort?

I used to travel to Vegas each fall for work. They host…

  • Nov 28, 2019

‘I’m just saying’ is an expression you could just keep to yourself

It’s usually used as though it excuses what’s just been said

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

The Editor’s Desk: Ease off on millennials

The younger generation will be the ones cleaning up the mess they’ve inherited from the older one

MIKE’S MUSINGS: The unreasonable pressure of ‘the perfect gift’

Why are we trying to “win” everyone’s Christmas?

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

Letters to the editor may be last bastion of freedom of speech

Letters to the editor are an interesting feature of a newspaper. They…

Tiel’s Tales: Practice makes perfect

You’re just sitting down for dinner, a bite of food loaded on…

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

OPINION: Charting a new course out of the overdose crisis in B.C.

Regardless of where you look, the number of deaths from overdoses are staggering

  • Oct 19, 2019

MIKE’S MUSINGS: It’s been two years, and still nothing

On Oct. 16, 2017, 17-year-old Jordan Holling didn’t make it home