Columnists

On the road to the front lines of the climate crisis

Zeballos fires signal the chaos and anxiety that comes with climate chaos

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

Should we pay for after-hours watering restriction complaint monitoring?

We can’t expect tickets to be issued based on someone else’s word, after all.

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Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

What the art of bonsai can teach us about the world

Wabi-sabi, the concept of transience and imperfection, in bonsai growing, journalism, and life

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

On civility, compassion, empathy and victim blaming

River rescue this week makes me ask… ‘When did we become such jerks?’

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

How an 11-year-old boy sent me on a fact-finding mission about the Trans Mountain pipeline

I learned that Mayor Andy Adams supports pipeline expansion after Sam Humphries, 11, asked me to find out