Columnists

COLUMN: The future of Weather Radio Canada transmitters

The entire Okanagan VHF weather transmitter network is on a potential list to be decommissioned

  • Sep 16, 2020

Kootnekoff: Keeping a lid on French Immersion in Western Canada

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Sep 11, 2020

Dyer: Energy efficiency, the magic bullet

Kristy Dyer has a background in art and physics and consulted for Silicon Valley

  • Sep 11, 2020

COLUMN: The purpose of a non-medical mask

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, non-medical masks are becoming a more common sight

COLUMN: Protecting the privacy of Canadians

Personal information in the government is not as secure as it should be

  • Sep 2, 2020

COLUMN: Public input necessary for community projects

Summerland council seeking input on two projects

  • Sep 2, 2020
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COLUMN: Rediscovering the joy of snail mail

My children reacquainted themselves with pen pals as well as sending artwork to Grandma and Grandpa

  • Sep 2, 2020

Local Lizzie: Fashion ideas for that awkward in-between summer and fall weather

Lizzie Skelton is a UBC Okanagan student who writes a column for Black Press

  • Aug 31, 2020

Dyer: Electricity demand and the duck curve

Kristy Dyer has a background in art and physics and consulted for Silicon Valley

  • Aug 28, 2020

Kootnekoff: Changes to Alberta Employment Standards and Labour Relations legislation

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Aug 28, 2020

COLUMN: International politics gets in the way of a good night’s sleep

Survey suggests one in four British Columbians is awake at night because of U.S. politics

Column: Black henbane, a Shuswap botanical phenomena

Shuswap Passion by Jim Cooperman

  • Aug 27, 2020

COLUMN: Federal government changes benefit plan

Canada Emergency Response Benefit will come to an end in September

  • Aug 26, 2020

COLUMN: Why prorogue parliament?

The most common reason is for the government to outline a new or different direction

  • Aug 20, 2020

Workplace design: Who do you really want to be?

Columnist Jules Galloway is the founder/owner of Evolve Design| Build

  • Aug 17, 2020

Dyer:The BC Step Code

Research indicates Canada could replace 100% of power from dams with solar, using only 13% of the land

  • Aug 17, 2020

Kootnekoff: Federal genetic non-discrimination legislation upheld

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Aug 17, 2020

COLUMN: Waiting for answers on COVID-19, benefits and WE charity

Recent questions raised in the House of Commons have not yet been answered

  • Aug 13, 2020

What’s COVID-19 doing to friendships?

Life and Faith column by Jim Taylor

  • Aug 13, 2020

COLUMN: Using technology to slow the spread of COVID-19

A newly developed national app has the potential to help in the fight against the pandemic