Columnists

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

Odd Thoughts: Miracles can multiply Christmas

Being able to celebrate one more Christmas can be a miracle in itself

  • Dec 6, 2019

Ryan’s Regards: The elves have been at it again in Langley

How early is too early to put up Christmas lights? Does it matter?

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019
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Odd Thoughts: Pain doesn’t just vapourize in the end

Vaping is just a new version of stupid for today’s kids.

  • Nov 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

Odd Thoughts: Dumb Nail as foul by any other name

What is it about Trump and Cherry that make them such… Donalds?

  • Nov 22, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Don’t stop remembering

One day a year doesn’t seem enough remembering to stop the world from going crazy.

  • Nov 15, 2019

GREEN BEAT: Why is the sun setting on the sedan?

Environmental columnist David Clements talks to the demise of the sedan in favour of trucks and SUVs

  • Nov 12, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

Odd Thoughts: Text to death for Erwin’s Fluffy

If you don’t want to be fined for texting while driving, it’s easy: don’t text while driving.

  • Nov 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

Odd Thoughts: Another Langley Halloween pushed through the grey window

Halloween is mostly a fun celebration… excet when it’s not

  • Nov 1, 2019

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Minor government starts with major problems

Election night talk leaves Langley columnist speechless

  • Oct 25, 2019

OPINION: Charting a new course out of the overdose crisis in B.C.

Regardless of where you look, the number of deaths from overdoses are staggering

  • Oct 19, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Grow up and vote for Langley, if not for yourself

Not voting damages everyone’s democracy, not just yours

  • Oct 18, 2019