Columnists

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Fireweed in full bloom

“This year is shaping up to be a good year for fireweed.”

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Devil’s Bath is the largest cenote in Canada

“This trail is rough and should be executed with caution”

  • Jul 19, 2019
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Tyson’s Thoughts: Climate change

97 per cent of scientists agree that humans are causing global warming and climate change.

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

OPINION: Port Alice needs a paradigm shift

“If we want work in Port Alice, we need to get to work”

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Waterfall at West Main near O’Connor Lake

“I used a tripod and placed it near the bottom of the falls”

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

North Island Rising: Manmade climate change

“Climate change? I thought it was just a tax grabbing hoax.”

  • Jul 6, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: The old Dodge truck at Telegraph Cove

“As I walked down the boardwalk towards the truck, a light dusting of snow began falling”

  • Jul 5, 2019

Tyson’s Thoughts: Write letters to the editor

Port Hardy local Wilhelm Waldstein is by far our most prolific letter writer.

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Neeta Creek falls

“I used everything around the falls to act as frame”

North Island Rising: The ‘busy excuse’ has penetrated our psyche so deeply

“Telling people how time-starved your life has become, is a way of bragging about one’s importance”

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

Tyson’s Thoughts: Flag raising ceremony a great start to pride festivities

It was beautiful to see a group of people celebrate who they truly are and not be afraid to do so.

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

North Island Rising: Minority Rules – Women & Politics

Male politicians continue to out number female politicians in the North Island.

  • Jun 14, 2019