Columnists

SURREY HISTORY: The 1914 Sedro-Woolley bank robbery and its connection to Cloverdale

Columnist Sue Bryant looks back at the Pacific Northwest’s biggest bank heist of 1914 and its entanglement with the Surrey area

  • Dec 12, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

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

  • Dec 10, 2019

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

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

HARDIE: With so much uncertainty, Surrey needs referendum on policing transition

Decision requires straight goods from mayor and council so residents know costs and trade-offs

  • Dec 4, 2019

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

COLUMN: Approach to homicide investigations in Delta highly successful

The DPD has investigated nearly 30 homicides since 1990, and three-quarters ended in a conviction

  • Nov 22, 2019

COLUMN: Remembering the civilians who served

Columnist ML Burke remembers her father’s contribution to the war effort, inventing the walkie-talkie

  • Nov 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

ZYTARUK: Today’s lack of shopping manners is truly lamentable

Large stores present dependable petri dishes for sociologists delving into the morass of human self-entitlement

  • Nov 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

OPINION: Charting a new course out of the overdose crisis in B.C.

Regardless of where you look, the number of deaths from overdoses are staggering

  • Oct 19, 2019

COLUMN: Living the life in an intentional community

Columnist ML Burke has toured 10 cohousing communities but had never stayed in one — until now

  • Oct 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Wolf kill, not backcountry bans, saving caribou

B.C.’s largest herds turn the corner from extinction

ZYTARUK: Ground control to Major Tom, get ready to rocket to mars

Psst…ever wonder how air gets born?

  • Oct 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Massey crossing a bridge too far for NDP

Premier John Horgan focused on high-speed train to Seattle

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Oct 3, 2019