Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

Odd Thoughts: Insomniac Mother Nature sending out a wake-up call

The kids have been getting things too hot in the attic and basement, and it’s keeping Mom up nights

  • Mar 20, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

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GREEN BEAT: Virus offers chance to push the pause button

This offers us an increased opportunities to get outdoors, and to appreciate our environment more

  • Mar 15, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

Odd Thoughts: Time keeps getting shorter

The age of the universe won’t matter if we keep killing our planet.

  • Mar 13, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

Odd Thoughts: Langley hospital idea survives false starts

Langley Prairie Women’s Institute’s dream eventually found a way to become a reality

  • Mar 6, 2020

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020

Odd Thoughts: Big Bear delivers better future

Tens of thousands of Canadians arrived by boat in the 1950s, escaping the devastation of war

  • Feb 28, 2020

Ryan’s Regards; Galas galore

A few thoughts about the overwhelming amount of galas held in Langley

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

Odd Thoughts: Just shut up and hang up

Scammers aren’t as much fun to play with since spoofs and phishing have grown more sophisticated

  • Feb 21, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Odd Thoughts: Painting some of life’s lessons

Rejuventating a stairwell can bring learning to a new level.

  • Feb 14, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

Odd Thoughts: Winter rains another six weeks

Langley needs a Squirrelly Sue to compete with groundhogs across the continent

  • Feb 7, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities