Columnists

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Farmers tackle growing in a changing climate

Linda Geggie is with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable

  • Feb 27, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Mourning the loss of friends

Motherhood can take its toll on friendships

  • Feb 22, 2019
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Nanaimo edge Oak Bay in 2019 AAA Island soccer championship
Tour de Rock 2019 team features Jason and Sandrine Perry as riders
Oak Bay Archives reveal restoration of century-old Honour Roll commemorating 24 people who fought in WW1
Glenlyon Norfolk School students start a bee garden

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Valentine’s Day deserves contemptuous ridicule

Writer can’t resist marking the day with sarcasm and derision

FINANCIAL SAVVY: Buyer’s market looming?

A retired corporate executive, enjoying post-retirement as an independent Financial Consultant (www.dolezalconsultants.ca), Peter Dolezal is the author of three books, including his recent Third Edition of The Smart Canadian Wealth-Builder.

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Mommy’s Inside Voice: TV is my dirty little secret

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three

  • Feb 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Student Voice: B.C. should lower voting age to 16 years

Mira Blakely is a Grade 9 student at Reynolds secondary school

  • Jan 26, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Farms bustle with activity even in the winter months

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the CR-FAIR

  • Jan 24, 2019

RICKTER SCALE: The silencing of the crickets

Rick Stiebel is a semi-retired local journalist

  • 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

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Cannabis assumptions have gone up in smoke

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three.

  • Jan 13, 2019

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

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

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

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

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

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis