Opinion

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What astronauts can teach you about distancing and stress

On Oct. 21, NASA astronaut, Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and…

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Question Bill C-7, says this reader

Editor: Have you ever felt strongly convicted about something one day and…

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Being outside — a transformative experience all kids need

In the last two weeks of October, a large part of Canada…

  • Oct 21, 2020
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A tongue-in-cheek letter over ‘Catch of the Week’

Editor: Recently a friend advised me they had noticed my photograph in…

  • Oct 14, 2020
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Let us all try to relearn good manners

Don’t you just miss civility? You don’t have to keep saying “please”…

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
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A praise for Village flowers

Editor: Well here I am again, but I couldn’t resist saying how…

  • Oct 7, 2020

Empower ourselves and our sisters

When the news hit of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Associate Justice Ruth…

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

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 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’

Touched by stranger’s kindness in Burns Lake

Editor: It has been a rough few months living under the Covid…

  • Sep 30, 2020

Friends of Babine Lake Association agree with signing

Editor: In late January of this year residents of Smithers Landing, Five…

  • Sep 30, 2020

Make kindness your second nature

When I first moved to Burns Lake, almost anyone I met told…

  • Sep 30, 2020

Language and lack of inclusivity — in the world of the Deaf

A world where everyone speaks one language, through hands

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

Take a beat and say, ‘Thank You’ to your teachers

Canadian Teachers’ Day, celebrated on Oct. 5

  • Sep 9, 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

A need to celebrate the African health victory amidst the pandemic

With the year 2020 being nothing short of catastrophic especially in the…

  • Sep 2, 2020