Columnists

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Being Young: Letting spring in

Are we biased against spring?

  • May 19, 2019
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tent city cleanup
Garibaldi Ridge temporary housing opens in Maple Ridge
Forget-Me-Not, Metis Rose: The Far West exhibit at ACT
Showing support for Rita Wong

Along the Fraser: Stepping up for wildlife and environment

‘System designed to remove milfoil weed, parrot feather that clogs pump.’

  • May 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Untrending: Social media genie is out of the bottle

Political movements, social class systems, and religious conflicts have swayed society’s pendulum from one extreme to the other.

  • May 12, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: We should be protecting Alouette River watershed first

Why is Maple Ridge council is willing to risk so much for so little?

  • May 11, 2019

COLUMN: Parents need to get informed about mental health illnesses

Just like basic first aid and keeping them physically healthy, we need to support our kids mentally

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

Being Young: High school seniors, it’s not too late for scholarships

‘There’s one out there for everyone.’

  • May 4, 2019

Citizen’s Ink: Good, bad and ugly of social media

‘Social media can act as an amplifier if we’re not careful.’

  • May 4, 2019

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

Untrending: ‘A billion dead people on Facebook’

What we leave behind becomes our legacy.

  • Apr 28, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: Seeing the need for Earth Day

ARMS makes several small requests.

  • Apr 27, 2019

On Community: Introducing end-of-life doulas

Helping people live in Maple Ridge

Being Young: ‘Golden period,’ after exams

I should be plenty entertained over the summer.

  • Apr 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

Along the Fraser: Concerns kokanee smolts left high, dry

Low water level at Alouette Lake due to cold, dry weather.

  • Apr 20, 2019

Pets: Singing the black cat blues

A long history of negative images and crazy stories.

  • Apr 14, 2019