Columnists

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 3, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 3, 2019

  • Mar 5, 2019
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Youth build
YANA Ride
Mountain bike accident
Truck hits power line

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

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

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

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

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Commen-Terry: Comox Valley shows its generosity with Helping Hands

Benefit concert in support of flood victims an overwhelming success

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

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

Commen-Terry: Community to rally with Helping Hands Thursday

The finishing touches in preparation for the Helping Hands Benefit Concert are…

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

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 31, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 31, 2019

  • Jan 31, 2019

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

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

Commen-Terry: Helping Hands are coming from all over to ensure a successful fundraiser

When Doug Cox and I first conceptualized the Helping Hands Benefit Concert,…

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 29, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 29, 2019

  • Jan 29, 2019

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

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Commen-Terry: Helping Hands to benefit flood victims

Fundraising concert Feb. 7 in Courtenay for those affected by Mariner Apartment flood

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for Jan. 22, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for Jan. 22, 2019

  • Jan 22, 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

Science matters: Political climate is heating up

In 1988, when NASA scientist James Hansen reported to Congress that evidence…

  • Jan 17, 2019