Opinion

EDITORIAL: A pandemic continues

Measures to control the spread of COVID-19 were introduced six months ago

  • Sep 17, 2020

LETTER: Lekhi family received support from Summerland

Family was showed kindness following racist vandalism in summer

  • Sep 17, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: Ethics class evolves with the times

‘Welcome to Ethics 2020, the age of alternative facts’

  • Sep 18, 2020

Kootnekoff: Keeping a lid on French Immersion in Western Canada

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Sep 11, 2020

Dyer: Energy efficiency, the magic bullet

Kristy Dyer has a background in art and physics and consulted for Silicon Valley

  • Sep 11, 2020

COLUMN: The purpose of a non-medical mask

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, non-medical masks are becoming a more common sight

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FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020

LETTER: Change in forest policies needed

Current model of forest management has negative effects

  • Sep 4, 2020

COLUMN: Out of disorder, a new order

Columnist Jim Taylor just celebrated his 84th birthday

  • Sep 3, 2020

COLUMN: Rediscovering the joy of snail mail

My children reacquainted themselves with pen pals as well as sending artwork to Grandma and Grandpa

  • Sep 2, 2020

Get Outdoors!: Behold! Migration season is upon us in North Okanagan

Outdoors columnist Roseanne Van Ee presents ample opportunity to commune with nature this autumn

  • Sep 1, 2020

EDITORIAL: Continuing caution to control COVID-19

New cases of pandemic continue to increase in British Columbia

  • Aug 31, 2020

Local Lizzie: Fashion ideas for that awkward in-between summer and fall weather

Lizzie Skelton is a UBC Okanagan student who writes a column for Black Press

  • Aug 31, 2020

Dyer: Electricity demand and the duck curve

Kristy Dyer has a background in art and physics and consulted for Silicon Valley

  • Aug 28, 2020

Kootnekoff: Changes to Alberta Employment Standards and Labour Relations legislation

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Aug 28, 2020

COLUMN: International politics gets in the way of a good night’s sleep

Survey suggests one in four British Columbians is awake at night because of U.S. politics

Mitchell’s Musings: O’Toole steps up and into the spotlight

His name is Erin O’Toole and he is the new leader of…

  • Aug 27, 2020

Taylor: Cartoonists tell us about ourselves

“Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be,” Yogi Berra said. Or maybe…

  • Aug 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: Preparing for wildfires

Wildfires have come close to populated areas this summer

  • Aug 22, 2020