Columnists

Tyson’s Thoughts: Newspaper excellence

This year, I know in my heart I earned the nomination.

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

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Sports talk with Tyson: North Island Gazette’s 2018-2019 Minor Hockey Awards

Gazette Editor Tyson Whitney has compiled awards for the North Island’s minor hockey season.

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Kervin’s Corner: A look back in history at Alfred Waddington

“He was thought to be one of the first settlers in the Vancouver Island colony to publish a book.”

  • Feb 8, 2019

Tyson’s Thoughts: The Town of Port McNeill’s 2019 budget items are in

What do you think about Port McNeill’s budget this year?

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Tyson’s Thoughts: Requiem for the KSM Skatepark

The people who sacrificed to get the KSM Skatepark built are getting the pointy end of the stick.

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Tyson’s Thoughts: What can be done about Neucel Specialty Cellulose?

What do you think should be done about Neucel Specialty Cellulose’s curtailment and unpaid taxes?

Kervin’s Corner: Which North Island beach is the ‘best’?

It encourages me yet again to go explore the parts of Grant Bay I may have, well, taken for granted.

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Tyson’s Thoughts: I’m bringing it back this week for a reason

“I’d like to say a quick thank you to Chris Stewart for giving me a heart to heart talk.”

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Sports Talk with Tyson: The importance of wrestling programs for local high schools

“Wrestling is, in my opinion, the best sport for youth to get involved in.”

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis