Columnists

North Island Rising: Online trolls have no character

“The closed minded, monosyllabic trolls were having nothing to do with dialogue”

  • Oct 28, 2019

OPINION: Charting a new course out of the overdose crisis in B.C.

Regardless of where you look, the number of deaths from overdoses are staggering

  • Oct 19, 2019
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North Island Bantam Eagles vs. Oceanside Generals - Dec. 8
North Island Peewee Eagles vs. Cowichan Valley Capitals - Dec. 7
North Island Midget Eagles vs. Peninsula Eagles Dec. 1
North Island Midget Eagles vs. Peninsula Eagles Nov. 30

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Rainy days

“Forest photography is perfect on rainy days”

B.C. VIEWS: Wolf kill, not backcountry bans, saving caribou

B.C.’s largest herds turn the corner from extinction

North Island Rising: Make sure you vote in the upcoming election

“It can be a difficult task translating and relating policy to local issues”

  • Oct 10, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Atluck Lake

“Maybe I’ll come back to Atluck in colder weather”

B.C. VIEWS: Massey crossing a bridge too far for NDP

Premier John Horgan focused on high-speed train to Seattle

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Oct 3, 2019

North Island Rising: Maybe it’s the voters, not the politicians, who are crazy

“It’s about voting people out – not in - and replacing them”

  • Sep 27, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Humpback whales

I was there in my small skiff at a distance with my telephoto and extender mounted to my camera

Memorial race honours late Vancouver Island BMX prodigy Aidan Webber

‘This is our family’s project to carry out Aidan’s dreams for other kids’

COLUMN: Environmental stewardship essential for Fraser River productivity

Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president of Fraser Surrey Docks

  • Sep 23, 2019

OPINION: Steps taken in right direct, still a long way to go for gender equality

A column from Minerva BC CEO Tina Strehlke

  • Sep 22, 2019

North Island Rising: A very powerful voter

There is another non-voter though that I would love to see back in the voting booth.

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Sep 20, 2019

OPINION: A Kayaker’s Paradise with no Kayaks

A kayak rental would greatly bolster tourism in Port Alice.

  • Sep 20, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: A bird and some otters

Here’s two pictures I took while out in my skiff just cruising around the inlet enjoying the weather.

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Sunset at Rupert Arm

The photo in this week’s highlight is from an amazing sunset at Rupert Arm.