Columnists

Foundation Notes: Everyone pitching in to support PRH expansion

Opening date for new patient care tower just seven months away

  • Oct 6, 2018

Column: Biggest loser in new trade deal may be the wine industry

After months of negotiations and a seemingly endless series of false deadlines,…

  • Oct 6, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018
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B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

Auntie Says: Relax and go with the flow

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Sep 28, 2018

MLA Report: New changes to affect seasonal renters

Seasonal renters will have to charge PST and MRDT as of Oct. 1

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26, 2018

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

Nature wise: scavengers in action in the Okanagan Valley

Bob Handfield is president of The South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club

  • Sep 23, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

Stargazing: A space column about nothing

Ken Tapping — astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Sep 21, 2018

COLUMN: From pot to policing

I am sure the cannabis legalization on Oct 17 will be the number one issue on everyone’s minds

  • Sep 18, 2018

Naturewise: When is the right time to talk about climate issues?

We’ve been cautioned that “now is not the time” to talk about climate issues

  • Sep 17, 2018

Auntie Says: The tradition of the sunset party continues

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Sep 16, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

MP Report: Time for a critical look at our energy strategy

Richard Cannings is a member of the NDP and the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding MP

  • Sep 12, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

Mayors Minute: The value of the Union of BC Municipalities convention

Andrew Jakubeit is the mayor of Penticton

  • Sep 9, 2018

Wineology: What is Biodynamics?

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Sep 8, 2018

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018