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B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 12, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 12, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 12, 2019

  • Dec 12, 2019
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 12, 2019
Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst for B.C. and Alberta with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

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

  • Dec 10, 2019
Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst for B.C. and Alberta with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business
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Courtenay Nissan holding YANA fundraiser March 5-7
Courtenay Nissan holding YANA fundraiser March 5-7
CATS officially opens their doors
Logging protest
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 10, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 10, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 10, 2019

  • Dec 10, 2019
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Dec. 10, 2019
Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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

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

Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Two Carabinieri walk on a gangway in flooded Venice, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday’s 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Suzuki: Failure to address climate crisis puts children at risk

On Nov. 12, Veneto, Italy’s regional council was debating climate policy in…

  • Dec 5, 2019
Two Carabinieri walk on a gangway in flooded Venice, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday’s 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for Dec. 3, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for Dec. 3, 2019

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for Dec. 3, 2019

  • Dec 3, 2019
Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for Dec. 3, 2019
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)

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
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC. (Submitted)
B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

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
B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 26

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 26

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 26

  • Nov 26, 2019
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 26
B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

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

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

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea
Decendents of Jane and George Finley. Photo submitted

Hunt for History: Researching family roots

Judy Hagen Special to the Record Have you started to research your…

  • Nov 20, 2019
Decendents of Jane and George Finley. Photo submitted
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Strategic planning is still relevant today

“If you don’t know where you are going, you are certain to…

  • Nov 18, 2019
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A bus in downtown Vancouver, Friday, November, 1, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

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

A bus in downtown Vancouver, Friday, November, 1, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Almost every week in Canada someone with dementia goes missing. (Black Press file)

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

Almost every week in Canada someone with dementia goes missing. (Black Press file)
Ask Auntie: Remembrance Day isn’t just another holiday

Ask Auntie: Remembrance Day isn’t just another holiday

Remember those who fought for our freedoms but also those who continue to protect them

  • Nov 1, 2019
Ask Auntie: Remembrance Day isn’t just another holiday
Mini 3 Musketeers are the perfect Halloween treat, for 2019 and every other year. (Philip Wolf photo)
Mini 3 Musketeers are the perfect Halloween treat, for 2019 and every other year. (Philip Wolf photo)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 31, 2019

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

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

  • Oct 31, 2019
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 31, 2019
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 29, 2019

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

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

  • Oct 29, 2019
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 29, 2019
Jody Wilson-Raybould announces that she will run as a independent in the fall election during a news conference in Vancouver, Monday, May 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

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

  • Oct 28, 2019
Jody Wilson-Raybould announces that she will run as a independent in the fall election during a news conference in Vancouver, Monday, May 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward