Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Hippie pseudoscience leaks into our NDP government

Energy minister clings to urban myths about gas drilling

When did socialism become a bad word?

There’s a new buzzword in politics these days. Well, actually it’s an…

Ten Rules for Life: The wisdom of Jean Vanier

Rev. Yme Woensdregt Last September, Jean Vanier turned 90. Vanier is the…

  • Apr 5, 2019
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Cycling Without Age comes to Cranbrook
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BC Cannabis Store opens its doors in Cranbrook
?aq'am receives $400K funding from Federal Government

World o’ Words: The Party Whip, For Better Parties

The Mother of Parliaments has descended into a state of chaos. “Things…

Hugs & Slugs

Hugs: To dog owners who keep their dogs on leash at Elizabeth…

  • Apr 5, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

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

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

A weekly shot of Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To Chuck Bichon, who supplies drinking water for our water dispenser…

  • Mar 28, 2019

Science, Faith, and the Mystery of Life

Yme Woensdregt Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Marcelo Gleiser has been awarded the…

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

COLUMN: Budget 2019 fails to put people and the planet first

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski pans Liberal budget, says little benefit to constituents

  • Mar 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To Sylvia and also to the nice man who waited for…

‘Earth, where does it hurt?’

Rev. Yme Woensdregt It has been a terrible time for the world…

  • Mar 22, 2019

The Kootenay Ice, the Clock, and Time’s Arrow

It was the dying seconds in the last — the very, very…

COLUMN: Millenials need more government support

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski says millenials are squeezed by high education, housing costs

  • Mar 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission