Opinion

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019

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

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

Letter to the Editor: MP Stetski responds to Conservative nominee on gas prices

I was disappointed to read the letter from the Conservative nominee for…

  • May 14, 2019
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Mt. Baker students partake in Fridays for Future climate change protest

Build-up to a possible new Gulf War

Gwynne Dyer Donald Trump is well known for his desire to cut…

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to MP Wayne Stetski

Mr. Stetski, Why did you vote against a motion (vote No.1308) on…

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

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Gwynne Dyer: Trade War And More

Gwynne Dyer Donald Trump is playing hard-ball with China over trade, and…

  • May 10, 2019

COLUMN: A state of limbo for Cranbrook’s hockey future

What’s happening at Western Financial Place next season is anyone’s guess

World O’ Words: From an horrific event evolves a trivial phrase

Summer is just around the corner, and we know what that means. It means drinking the Kool-Aid.

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

South Africa election: Will optimism be rewarded with results?

In no election since Nelson Mandela became president in 1994 has turnout fallen below 73 percent.

  • May 6, 2019

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

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

That red wave has a hint of green

Federal Green Party leader, and its only sitting MP, Elizabeth May was…

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

COLUMN: Doukhobors faced divisions and reconciliation

Kalyeena Makortoff writes about her grandfather’s place in Doukhobor history

  • Apr 29, 2019

Hugs & Slugs

Hugs: To our photographers Stewart Wilson and Gary Billmark for the pictures…

  • Apr 28, 2019

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1912

April 21 - 27: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

A funeral in Ireland

Gwynne Dyer Yesterday (Wednesday, April 24) the Taoiseach (prime minister) of the…

  • Apr 25, 2019

COLUMN: Serving the constituents of Kootenay-Columbia

MP Wayne Stetski describes his role locally, regionally and in the House of Commons

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

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