Columnists

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

COLUMN: Add a trip to the library to your list of new year’s resolutions

Frances Thomson suggests a trip to your local library to help get the new year started on the right foot.

BC VIEWS: Here’s to a year of working forests

2017 looks like a tough year for the B.C. forest industry, but at least the environmental attacks are waning

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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          BC VIEWS: Horgan faces big test in 2017

          Tom Fletcher's year-end interview with NDP leader John Horgan, on MSP premiums, the housing market and $10-a-day child care

          • Dec 21st, 2016

          COLUMN: Finding the Spirit of Sharing

          Columnist ML Burke remembers her visit to New York, memories of 9/11 and what we can accomplish when we put our differences aside.

          BC VIEWS: China’s worst addiction isn’t coal

          With choking smog, China is reducing thermal coal use, and is now turning to urban impact of massive concrete construction

          • Dec 13th, 2016

          COLUMN: Community has an important role to play in helping police

          Delta Police Chief Neil Dubord tells how the community and police worked together to catch a thief and preserve a uniquely Delta business.

          BC Views: Polluting the climate change debate

          A fresh look at the obvious biases of climate change politics.

          COLUMN: Give the gift of reading this Christmas

          Frances Thomson, community librarian at the George Mackie Library, gives us some gift ideas suitable for readers of all ages.

          COLUMN: Seniors town hall highlights

          Columnist ML Burke has a few takeaways from the recent seniors town hall meeting in Ladner

          BC VIEWS: Carbon tax hits a Trump wall

          Can the Justin Trudeau government go it alone with a price on carbon emissions, with China, India and now the United States exempt?

          • Nov 22nd, 2016

          BC VIEWS: Yes Justin, Canadian culture exists

          Justin Trudeau has declared Canada a 'post-national state' with no identity, beyond being nice to each other

          • Nov 15th, 2016

          COLUMN: Taking care of the people that take care of us

          Delta Police Chief Constable Neil Dubord discusses the importance of supporting mental wellness in first responders.

          COLUMN: Highrises on floodplains a shaky proposition

          UBC geography student Alison Fung questions the wisdom of building highrises on floodplains or on artificial land.

          COLUMN: Lest We Forget

          Frances Thomson, community librarian at the George Mackie Library, recommends some historical fiction to read this Remembrance Day.

          BC VIEWS: Coastal protection isn’t a pipeline issue

          Kinder Morgan oilsands expansion would put another 420 ships on the water a year, out of 6,200 passing through Port of Vancouver

          • Nov 8th, 2016

          COLUMN: Two solitudes (or why people support Trump)

          Columnist ML Burke tries to wrap her head around the ongoing popularity of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump.

          Introducing the North Delta Reporter

          Editor James Smith reaches out to readers to help him make the Reporter the best newspaper it can possibly be.