Columnists

Standing up to Lower Mainland’s tent squatters

Tom Fletcher is a B.C. legislative reporter and Black Press columnist.

  • May 23rd, 2017

Standing up to staged tent squatters

Communities fight back against ‘travelling circus’ for media

Place Names: Four Mile City became Silverton

Silverton was originally known as Four Mile or Four Mile City, after Four Mile Creek.

  • May 19th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: This is your election on TV

Campaigns are no time to discuss serious issues

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Bear in pool
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Science meets Easter at the Rossland Library
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After 75 years, San Martino Club stays true to origins
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Rossland elders take snow cat up Grey and Granite mountains
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Shutty Bench named for Slovak family

A series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names.

  • May 11th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

BC ELECTION 2017: ‘Hulk Horgan’ hides health hole

John Horgan’s Irish bully routine avoids key NDP questions

BC ELECTION 2017: ‘Hulk Horgan’ hides health hole

John Horgan’s Irish bully routine avoids key NDP questions

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28th, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up