Columnists

Facing reality of death, B.C. man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside Keven Drews won’t let him stop living

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Star gazing: The wonders of Saturn

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

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Column: RRSP a good choice for first time buyers

Kelowna mortgage brokers examine the rules around using your RRSP as down payment

  • Jan 16th, 2018

Consumer society no longer serves our needs

David Suzuki asks how “disposable” and “planned obsolescence” became part of product marketing

  • Jan 14th, 2018

Fuhr: Federal program improved to help veterans

Pension For Life will help severely-injured veterans post service

  • Jan 12th, 2018

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Premier faces costly urban issues, including marijuana legalization

B.C. VIEWS: 2017 is the year of the B.C. Green Party

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

Star gazing: History of the Winter Solstice

At 8:28 a.m. (PST) on Thursday, Dec. 21, the sun will rise and set at the southernmost extreme

  • Dec 20th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on election reform

NDP joins Greens in bid for proportional representation

Taylor: Another Nativity story

Lake Country writer Jim Taylor’s weekly column

  • Dec 19th, 2017

Suzuki: Shine a light during dark times

People need to remain positive despite difficult and unpredictable political climate

  • Dec 17th, 2017

Burnett: Running a greenhouse through winter

Lettuce is growing nicely in insulated and heated area

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Star gazing: Mars – the Red Planet

Mars is part of our culture, currently of extreme scientific interest, and sufficiently like Earth

  • Dec 13th, 2017

DeHart: New downtown stop for unique beer and wine products

Kelowna hotelier Maxine DeHart takes a look at the local business scene in her weekly column

  • Dec 13th, 2017