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Do we now fully comprehend the extent of care home neglect in Canada?

To the Editor; What I admire most about some non-Western cultures is…

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A few of the books available on the topic of Black history in Canada.

If you think Black history isn’t Canadian history, think again

‘In a community with a relatively small number of Black residents, it would be easy to let Black History Month pass without pausing’

  • Feb 10, 2021
A few of the books available on the topic of Black history in Canada.
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
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The triumph of science

I confess that I teared up a little when I saw pictures…

  • Feb 4, 2021
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Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
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Chris Wilkinson column: Time to slow down to speed up

In a society where we learn (are forced?) to multitask like crazy

  • Jan 29, 2021
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Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone questions the NDP government in the B.C. legislature, Feb. 25, 2020. (Hansard TV)

Todd Stone: More action needed to save B.C. businesses

‘This pandemic recovery effort is about people’

  • Jan 27, 2021
Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone questions the NDP government in the B.C. legislature, Feb. 25, 2020. (Hansard TV)
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A banner year for the English lexicon

Thom hopes 2021 will not yield such a bevy of new terms and phrases

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Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health As we look back…

  • Jan 21, 2021
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Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
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Rural riding tour first on list for MP in 2021

To the Editor; After a quiet holiday enjoying outdoor activities in our…

  • Jan 14, 2021
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The first priority of government must be to invest and maintain vital public services

To the Editor: When COVID-19 began taking a deadly toll in China,…

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Gwynne Dyer. Trail Times file

“American” Democracy

By Gwynne Dyer If I have to read one more hand-wringing article…

  • Jan 14, 2021
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When did the NDP become Liberal?

To the Editor, The upcoming clawback of disability support by Horgan’s NDP…

  • Jan 8, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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Editorial: We can resolve to limit what COVID-19 costs us

If we feel like we ‘lost a year’ in 2020, we can resolve for better in 2021

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The language of eyes — highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)

The eyes have it: An evolving communication skill

Now that we are all masked, we will be communicating much more through the language of eyes

The language of eyes — highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)
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A NEW YEAR SOLILOQUY…

As my mind darted here and there, thoughts of a new year…

  • Dec 31, 2020
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Strides made in nature conservation in 2020

Despite the pandemic, and in some cases because of it, nature made headlines around the world

  • Dec 24, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC