Columnists

Mayor’s minute: Issues and priorities for Penticton

John Vassilaki is the Mayor of Penticton

  • Jan 23, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

Auntie Says: Dropping the f-bomb

Using foul language in public just stinks

  • Jan 20, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

COLUMN: Anger rising in Yellow Vests Canada movement

While the protests so far have been peaceful and orderly, there is also a simmering level of rage

Column: Star Gazing: Into the Unknown

Taking the long view of history

  • Jan 17, 2019

Star Gazing: Cosmic signatures

Looking for water among the stars

  • Jan 14, 2019

Cartoon: Jagmeet Singh demands a byelection be called

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Column: From the Hill: Working together on homelessness

A bold approach is needed to dealing with homelessness

  • Jan 13, 2019

Cartoon: Andrew Scheer 2019 speech

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 10, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

MP Report: What can the federal government do to help the forest industry?

Richard Cannings is the MP for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

  • Jan 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Auntie Says: Are you up for the challenge?

The holiday season is a transitional time of year

  • Jan 4, 2019

Star Gazing: Patterns of stars

Seeing shapes among the stars

  • Jan 3, 2019

Cartoon: Prepared for 2019

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 2, 2019

Auntie Says: Reflecting back on 2018

As I look back on 2018 I’m amazed at the changes, strength and tenacity I’ve witnessed

  • Jan 2, 2019

School spirit: High school finals and New Years failures

Kevin Styba-Nelson is a Grade 12 student at Princess Margaret Secondary School in Penticton

  • Jan 1, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment