Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

The COVID-19 silver lining: a new deal for everyone

We should take the chance to rethink our world

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Withholding information doesn’t help COVID-19 situation

You deserve to know what’s going on, and we’re doing our best, but when we’re refused information…

  • Mar 20, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

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Campbell River salutes health care workers
Salute to Healthcare Workers
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Campbell River Isolationpalooza 2020

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Maybe the most nervous I’ve ever been to make art

I’ve been asked to add something to a collaborative annual tradition ….

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

Gobsmacked on the Quinsam River

Strange things have happened to me while fishing, none stranger than on…

  • Mar 3, 2020

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

OUT ON A LIMB: A myriad paths are laid out before me once again

You know what I’m hearing a lot lately? “So, you retired yet?”…

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Pretty good blast of snow, in more ways than one

This one’s for those who enjoyed and/or helped during last week’s snowfall instead of complaining