Opinion

Freedom of speech and its consequences

The United States Congress has embarked on the process to impeach President…

Fragmentation: The Tribalisation of Politics

Gwynne Dyer ‘Homo economicus’ is dead. Long live ‘homo tribuarius’! That’s not…

  • Nov 15, 2019

‘The unexamined life,’ and other subversive ideas

Yme Woensdregt People today consider Socrates to be one of the world’s…

  • Nov 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

‘Our interdisciplinary research leads us to explore how memory can provide a powerful tool’

  • Nov 9, 2019
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Bad ideas about God are dangerous

Yme Woensdregt I was reading an interview recently with Richard Topping, Principal…

  • Nov 8, 2019

Not a German Europe; a European Germany

The fall of the Berlin Wall created the opportunity for positive change, but making it happen took clear thinking and hard political work

  • Nov 8, 2019

Cranbrook to Miss Out on Historic Transit of Mercury

A once in a generation astronomical event is happening Monday. How can Cranbrook observe it?

  • Nov 7, 2019

The argument for Alberta independence in 1911

Alwyn Bramley-Moore, the first advocate for Alberta independence

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

The evolution of Cranbrook’s deer herd

To see a deer in town 15 years ago was rare; now, a cull issue is at the forefront of public discourse

COLUMN: Until we meet again

Outgoing Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski reflects on his parliamentary tenure

  • Oct 30, 2019

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: Once again to Stewart Wilson for the beautiful picture of the…

  • Oct 26, 2019

The Cure for Flygskam

Gwynne Dyer Qantas, the Australian airline, has just test-flown the world’s longest…

Welcome to the Age of Minority

Election 2019 is over. Thankfully. And for the last time, we will…

The Womb of Compassion

Yme Woensdregt I love to find out about words. Where do they…

  • Oct 25, 2019

Morrison latest in a long line of MPS (including Parker and Graham)

Congratulations to Rob Morrison on his election victory Monday, Oct. 21, in…

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019