Opinion

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Do more than just not think or act hateful

To the Editor; Due to the limitations of law-enforcement and letter-writing, Justin…

  • Jun 18, 2021
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Come down from your high horse

A need for pandemic advice without being condescending

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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Traffic cop humour

He demands to know what sort of device had been used to measure his speed

  • Jun 16, 2021
Tim Schewe
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B.C. drivers burned by highest gas taxes in Canada

And we have nothing to show for it when it comes to the environment

  • Jun 10, 2021
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Before you take on a pet, make sure you want to have it for life. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Editorial: A pet is a lifetime commitment

Tons of people are getting pets during the pandemic, some for the first time

  • Jun 5, 2021
Before you take on a pet, make sure you want to have it for life. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
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Working from home

Earlier this week I read an article from The Canadian Press about…

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Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Prepare for the worst: 10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke

The summer of 2021 has the potential to be worse than any wildfire season before it

Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Kamloops Indian Residential School, circa 1930. COURTESY ARCHIVES DESCHÂTELETS-NDC, RICHELIEU

Woensdregt: On a dark piece of our history

215 children in an unmarked and forgotten mass grave

  • May 31, 2021
The Kamloops Indian Residential School, circa 1930. COURTESY ARCHIVES DESCHÂTELETS-NDC, RICHELIEU
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Groundwater licensing a crisis in the making

Groundwater licensing is a serious issue. All users of groundwater, other than…

  • May 23, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
In this Sept. 25, 2018 photo, visitors walk near Canada Place, a tourism and convention center in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

OPINION: B.C.’s tourism and hospitality sector desperately needs a restart plan

Pandemic’s trickle-down impact is particularly large and insidious at a local and community level

  • May 18, 2021
In this Sept. 25, 2018 photo, visitors walk near Canada Place, a tourism and convention center in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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ODE TO GRAMMA

As an eighteen month old, I was taken to a park in…

  • May 16, 2021
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Kris Simms (Troy Media photo)

B.C. can’t keep spending like there’s no tomorrow

By Kris Sims B.C. Director Canadian Taxpayers Federation The sun will come…

  • May 15, 2021
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Stop hurting the healers

Last year around this time, I remember I was in Vancouver and…

  • May 13, 2021
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Old Age Security increase targets older seniors’ higher risks

By Deb Schulte, Canada’s Minister of Seniors Budget 2021 has helped to…

  • May 13, 2021
British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

FINLAYSON: 3 takeaways from the new B.C. budget

‘Perhaps most notable is what’s happened in the labour market since last spring’

  • May 10, 2021
British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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A note to the class of 2021

To the Editor, For some time now, I have asked myself, what…

  • May 8, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Piper will have to be paid for Canada’s $1 trillion national debt

But in the face of COVID-19, doing nothing was not an option

  • May 7, 2021
Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)

Column: Let’s uplift the heroes in India’s battle against COVID-19

India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3

Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)
Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)

Schisler: Try actually walking a mile in an elder’s shoes

Workday spent with artificially aged senses a real eye-opener

Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)
Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)

Stop looking for loopholes in travel restrictions

The COVID-related non-essential travel restrictions were announced in full last Friday, and…

  • Apr 29, 2021
Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)