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Laura Jones, Chief Strategic Officer of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (submitted)

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020
Laura Jones, Chief Strategic Officer of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (submitted)
Premier John Horgan leaves the podium following his first press conference of the year as he comments on various questions from the media in the Press Gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, January 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

Premier John Horgan leaves the podium following his first press conference of the year as he comments on various questions from the media in the Press Gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, January 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
(Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: North Island beauty

“don’t forget to look up and observe the beauty of the whole North Island”

(Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)
B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon
OPINION: Cool down and then settle your differences

OPINION: Cool down and then settle your differences

Bill McQuarrie takes on the subject of the WFP strike in his latest edition of North Island Rising.

  • Jan 12, 2020
OPINION: Cool down and then settle your differences
A one second timed exposure of Suquash Beach. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Are you prepared?

“don’t forget to check the tide chart before you head out for a beach shoot”

A one second timed exposure of Suquash Beach. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)
Douglas Bradshaw snapped this photo of a lone wolf on the Suquash beach. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: My stalker

“I looked around and didn’t see any other wolves”

Douglas Bradshaw snapped this photo of a lone wolf on the Suquash beach. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)
(Canadian Press photo)

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

(Canadian Press photo)
Have a cannabis question you want answered either privately or featured in the North Island Gazette’s Cannabis Corner? Email Serena Neumerschitsky at info@sea45.ca.

Cannabis Corner: What to expect for cannabis 2.0

Welcome to the first edition of Serena Neumerschitsky’s Cannabis Corner column!

Have a cannabis question you want answered either privately or featured in the North Island Gazette’s Cannabis Corner? Email Serena Neumerschitsky at info@sea45.ca.
North Island Rising: How many of you will accomplish your New Year’s resolutions?

North Island Rising: How many of you will accomplish your New Year’s resolutions?

The relationship between resolutions and failure can have a serious impact on our self worth.

  • Jan 3, 2020
North Island Rising: How many of you will accomplish your New Year’s resolutions?
PROFILE PHOTO COURTESY OF KIMBERELY KUFAAS PHOTOGRAPHY                                Sports Talk with Tyson is a column exclusively here at the North Island Gazette that covers all things sports related in the North Island. Have some thoughts about Sports Talk with Tyson? Email a letter to editor@northislandgazette.com and we will publish it online and in print.

North Island Eagles: Find out which teams are where in the standings

“I’m here to talk about minor hockey and how the rep hockey teams are doing so far this year”

PROFILE PHOTO COURTESY OF KIMBERELY KUFAAS PHOTOGRAPHY                                Sports Talk with Tyson is a column exclusively here at the North Island Gazette that covers all things sports related in the North Island. Have some thoughts about Sports Talk with Tyson? Email a letter to editor@northislandgazette.com and we will publish it online and in print.
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B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

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Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Comments are welcome

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Comments are welcome

“I have big shoulders and always enjoy a critique or comment on any of my images”

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Comments are welcome
Logging trucks gather from around the B.C. Interior to head to downtown Vancouver, Sept. 27, 2019. (B.C. Logging Convoy/Facebook)

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

Logging trucks gather from around the B.C. Interior to head to downtown Vancouver, Sept. 27, 2019. (B.C. Logging Convoy/Facebook)
B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season
Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Sea Walk

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Sea Walk

“I made a mad dash for the Sea Walk to capture Port Alice in white”

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Sea Walk
Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst for B.C. and Alberta with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019
Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst for B.C. and Alberta with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

Khelsilem (Dustin Rivers), right, elected councillor and spokesperson for Squamish Nation, embraces Tsleil-Waututh Nation councillor Charlene Aleck in celebration before First Nations leaders respond to a Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, during a news conference in Vancouver on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
North Island Rising: Carbon pricing

North Island Rising: Carbon pricing

“I’ve been fortunate enough to hear from and talk with all sides of the climate discussion”

  • Dec 7, 2019
North Island Rising: Carbon pricing
Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: San Josef Bay

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: San Josef Bay

“I have always had an overwhelming desire to get to the sea stacks as soon as possible”

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: San Josef Bay