Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Column: Bearing witness to this flood

Reporter Kate Saylors reflects on what it was like to cover those first few days of the flood.

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

COLUMN: When we fail inmates, we fail ourselves

Solutions for inmates go far beyond the walls of the Okanagan Correctional Centre

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Canadians camp out in Windsor for a glimpse of the royal wedding
Military helps sandbagging in Grand Forks
Grand Forks battles most severe flooding since 1948
Flooding forces hundreds to evacuate in Kootenay region

Alternatives to complaining about gas prices

Reporter Kate Saylors begs you to do something more productive

From the Hill: We cannot fiddle while the environment burns

MP Richard Cannings writes about the growing threat of climate change

  • May 4th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

Community journalism is the new reality

Reporter Kate Saylors reflects on the things j-school never taught.

Examining the Trans Mountain project

MP Richard Cannings writes about the pipeline project in From the Hill

  • Apr 26th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

Considering your next cause during volunteer week

Reporter Kate Saylors writes about the reasons we volunteer.

Eye on Education: Funding formula change coming to SD51

A column from Jeanette Hanlon, SD51 secretary-treasurer.

  • Apr 19th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

From the Hill: Improving airport service in Penticton and Castlegar

Richard Cannings writes about potential solutions for the airport problems.

COLUMN: Reflecting on two years with the Gazette

Reporter Kate Saylors thinks about belonging in Grand Forks.

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite