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COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Canada just upstaged the U.S. in political calamity

Burgeoning Canadian scandal overshadows former Trump lawyer’s Congressional testimony

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

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Access to libraries: a step towards freedom

Here is an excerpt from “FREEDOM LIBRARIES: The Untold Story of Libraries for African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement,” by Mike Selby, published by Rowman & Littlefield and to be released shortly. Mike Selby is Information Services Librarian at the Cranbrook Public Library

  • Mar 1, 2019

It Happened This Week In Cranbrook: 1912

Feb. 24 – March 2: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 1, 2019

Living and dying with dignity

Yme Woensdregt In my column last week, I wrote about Medical Assistance…

  • Mar 1, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby The outrageous behaviour of Winston’s Churchill’s American mother is…

  • Feb 25, 2019

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1911

Feb. 17 - 23: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

A force to be reckoned with

“You, Corporal Warland, are a pain in the arse.” Captain Geoffrey Roberts…

  • Feb 22, 2019

The Backyard Astronomer: Stargazing — the Gemini Twins

By Gary Boyle/The Backyard Astronomer Castor and Pollux are bright stars belonging…

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Woensdregt: ‘Imprinting the Day’

Rev. Yme Woensdregt Many of us, even faithful believers, feel like we…

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1911

February 10-16: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Feb 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1910

The Week Of February 3-9: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Feb 7, 2019

At the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Bob McKenzie looks at hockey pros, fans and those who…

  • Feb 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Tradition: From ancient Rome to outer space

Yme Woensdregt One of my favourite musicals of all time is “Fiddler…

  • Feb 1, 2019

A step away from the razor’s edge

Well, well, well. Isn’t this an interesting turn of events? The NDP…