Editorials

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’
Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako and First Nations

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako and First Nations

If you’re ever bored in Burns Lake, I highly encourage you to…

  • Aug 9, 2017
Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako and First Nations
Universal dental care in Canada

Universal dental care in Canada

During my first few years living in Canada, I didn’t visit a…

  • Aug 2, 2017
Universal dental care in Canada
Unnecessary policy

Unnecessary policy

Burns Lake council might be focusing too much energy resolving internal conflicts…

  • Jul 26, 2017
Unnecessary policy
Human-caused wildfires

Human-caused wildfires

Although the majority of wildfires are ignited by lightning, an average of…

  • Jul 19, 2017
Human-caused wildfires
Breastfeeding uproar

Breastfeeding uproar

A business in Telkwa has recently come under fire for posting a…

  • Jul 12, 2017
Breastfeeding uproar
Hitchhiking in the north

Hitchhiking in the north

I recently attended a fascinating presentation at the Burns Lake Band office…

  • Jul 5, 2017
Hitchhiking in the north
Support for journalism

Support for journalism

Without reliable journalism, institutions go unchecked and democracy is at stake

  • Jun 28, 2017
Support for journalism
Canadian values

Canadian values

Some Canadian politicians have often tried to define what Canadian values are.…

  • Jun 21, 2017
Canadian values
Surviving power outages

Surviving power outages

A couple of weeks after I wrote an editorial saying that Burns…

  • Jun 14, 2017
Surviving power outages
Wealth distribution

Wealth distribution

I recently attended a conference in Vancouver and while I was there…

  • Jun 7, 2017
Wealth distribution

Questionable motion

Last week Burns Lake council passed a questionable motion

Strange debate for Nechako Lakes riding

Candidates repeatedly encouraged the public to check out their platforms online while delivering generalized statements

Unfair share 

The provincial government has not been giving small communities the importance that they deserve

Northern lights 

Earlier this month I saw the northern lights for the first time

Parade controversy in Burns Lake

As an editor, I honestly did not think this story was going to be controversial

False sense of security

This week I was surprised to hear about an incident that took place in Burns Lake