Opinion

Relationships key to success for youth in care

By Kimberly Alaric Provincial Youth Advisor As a former youth in care,…

  • Jul 10, 2020

We’ve done well on COVID, we must do the same on climate change

We have proven on a national and international scale that we humans can mobilize vast efforts

  • Jul 10, 2020

LETTER: Officers should be able to focus on policing

To the Editor; Regrettably, there is a movement both in this country…

  • Jul 9, 2020
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The lakeside busker who writes poems
AlleyCats Alliance needs a donation of a small space
Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap

Respect neighbours, health-care workers: drive safely

VICTORIA - Many British Columbians are driving much less than they did…

  • Jul 5, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

Move at your own pace

Not everyone is going to feel equally comfortable as province re-opens

  • Jul 3, 2020

Time to say good bye

To the Editor: Hello Everybody. This may be my last letter to…

  • Jul 3, 2020

MLK would not approve of the violent protests

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day…

  • Jun 27, 2020

RCMP officer shares personal experiences of racism and discrimination

Right now, people in North America are feeling uncomfortable, angry and afraid.…

  • Jun 25, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Some rare good news from the oilpatch

To the Editor; Recently an item came up on the “net.” An…

  • Jun 21, 2020

A force for good

Relationships with fathers can be complicated, but generally we’re better off with them than without

  • Jun 21, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

StrongStart families say “thank you” to North Thompson Fall Fair

To the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association; I would like…

  • Jun 18, 2020

Finding human harmony

Change is happening, change is upon us

  • Jun 11, 2020

Covid’s Curse

Living in isolation with the ones you love, You may curse the…

  • Jun 5, 2020

Lawn mowers are “mean machines”

Young amputee warns of lawn mower dangers

  • Jun 4, 2020

Cherish and value the older adults in our lives

Each year, the first week of June in British Columbia is declared…

  • Jun 3, 2020

Graduates, gather no moss like a Rolling Stone

If I was invited to address the graduating high school class of…

  • May 31, 2020