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A Tale of Two Voters: Shifting dynamics tighten BC Election race in its final days

As British Columbia’s three main political parties vie to lock in the…

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Opinion: Charging ahead safely

The following does not contain any mention of the provincial election. You’re…

Sing with song sparrows, dance with bumblebees

We can’t avoid adult responsibility to address sadness, neither can we permit sadness to consume us

  • Oct 10, 2020

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020

Local newspapers will be there

When COVID turned our world upside down, ‘local’ became more than a…

  • Oct 4, 2020
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Shuswap BC Liberal candidate Greg Kyllo
Shuswap BC Green Party candidate Owen Madden
Shuswap BC NDP candidate Sylvia Lindgren

Far too many youth, services end when wellness begins to improve

To the Editor; On September 16, 2020, the Representative for Children and…

  • Oct 1, 2020

The umpire is not blind?

To the Editor; It appears that Donald Trump might not accept the…

  • Oct 1, 2020

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

Keep your bubbles small this fall

Fewer contacts and smaller bubbles will help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Sep 23, 2020

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020

Minister Schulte on preparing for the second wave

Acting now to put the right tools in place

  • Aug 29, 2020

OPINION: Catching CERB fraud in the act a lesson in staying secure

With new scams and internet fraud constantly a threat, it’s important to stay on top of accounts

Column: Let’s all be in this pandemic together

Opening Our Eyes by Nan Dickie

  • Aug 20, 2020

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020

OPINION: Grade school students don’t have a voice during COVID pandemic

As adults weigh pros and cons of returning kids to school, is anyone asking kids what they think?

Constant reader enjoys Barriere Star Journal

To the Editor; This week’s copy of the Star Journal finally found…

  • Aug 13, 2020