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COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

The great Christmas/New Year’s rush is over

Well, got back to the grind this week after taking virtually-forced vacation…

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

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Mike’s Musings: The more things change, the more they stay the same

A look back at the last decade, and a look forward to the next one

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

Fly tying for beginners: keep it simple and fun

Join Mirror columnist Don Daniels at the library in the new year to learn or practice fly-tying

  • Dec 29, 2019

Mike’s Musings: How’d you make out, Future Me?

If anyone needs me, I’ll be cleaning my shop

Durand: Sometimes you gotta put your ego aside

Mirror columnist James Durand knows what it’s like to be humbled

  • Dec 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

Mike’s Musings: ‘How can I help?’ instead of ‘Whose fault is it?’

Instead of playing the blame game, why can’t we just look at what the fix is?

Samaritans show up on dark, stormy night

It’s no surprise that there are Good Samaritans out there. We hear…

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