Columnists

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

  • Mar 7th, 2017
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        Luminary Festival lights up North Delta

           

          COLUMN: Explore Irish-Canadian authors this month at the Mackie Library

          Frances Thomson, community librarian at the George Mackie Library, has some book recommendations to help celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

          COLUMN: Let’s move past first-past-the-post

          North Delta Reporter editor James Smith makes his case for adopting a system of proportional representation to replace first-past-the-post.

          COLUMN: Toll review drags on

          The public will need to exert considerable pressure on politicians for a fair bridge fee policy.

          BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

          Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

          • Feb 28th, 2017

          COLUMN: Delta Police Department sees increase in mental health-related calls

          DPD Chief Neil Dubord says more resources are needed to address the cause of the problem rather than the consequences.

          BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

          Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

          • Feb 21st, 2017

          COLUMN: The great democracy debate

          Columnist ML Burke casts her vote for proportional representation as a replacement for our current first-past-the-post electoral system.

          BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

          Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes

          • Feb 15th, 2017

          COLUMN: February is heart month at Delta libraries

          Frances Thomson suggests a heart-themed reading list for February.

          BC VIEWS: Voter’s guide to carbon taxes

          NDP's John Horgan has completed his transition to climate warrior, now that Justin Trudeau has made it mandatory

          • Feb 7th, 2017

          COLUMN: Farewell to two great politicians

          Columnist ML Burke reflects on the careers of two departing politicians: U.S. President Barack Obama and Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington.

          • Feb 3rd, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Clark’s ‘jobs plan’ spins faster

          Premier Christy Clark's signature marketing vehicle steers toward technology and 'climate action' jobs, yet to be defined

          • Jan 31st, 2017

          COLUMN: Police chief issues Deltans a road safety challenge

          Police Chief Neil Dubord challenges Deltans to help make Delta's roads the safest in British Columbia.

          COLUMN: Pre-election posturing

          Tolls, bridge crowding and time spent commuting are major issues going into the spring provincial election.

          BC VIEWS: Flu fallacies are costing us all

          People going to emergency rooms and doctors' offices to demand influenza treatment are making matters worse

          • Jan 24th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Fake news is all around us

          Jane Fonda's tour of Fort McMurray, latest well-publicized Gitxsan dissident lawsuit the latest examples of our fake news

          • Jan 17th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Vancouver’s ice follies entertain us

          Winter of ice and salt shortage takes Vancouver by storm, sparks debate about personal responsibility for snow clearing

          • Jan 10th, 2017