Columnists

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

COLUMN: Canadians looking south can feel proud but let’s not be smug

Sure things are messed up on the pandemic/racism front in the U.S. but we aren’t perfect

Opinion: Why the fuss about wearing a mask?

Do the non-medical reasons for not wearing masks in a pandemic outweigh potential benefits?

OPINION: Worship services should be considered essential services

Limiting religious services to 50-or-fewer people is an infringement of Charter rights

  • Jun 29, 2020

COLUMN: The search for truth in a misinformation age

We are living amid an epistemological crisis as knowledge is twisted daily

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

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COLUMN: Fraser Valley defence lawyers say COVID-19 court delays need to end

Letter to provincial government warns ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Opinion: Conversation about racism an opportunity to shut up and speak up

Speaking from ignorance is no solution, but talking about racism can lead to change

Column: Patience and persistence required with green technology

Solar panels and wind farms aren’t yet where we need them to be, but does that mean we give up?

COLUMN: Chilliwack judge refuses to hear guilty plea and sentencing over the phone

‘The sentencing judge must be in a position to confront the offender, meet his eye’ - Judge Kristen Mundstock

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: The call for full-scale economic reopening is an argument to cull the herd

If you believe the weak and elderly are expendable to save the economy, then please say so

COLUMN: A different type of grieving in pandemic

As pieces of our identity have been stripped away by COVID-19, we’ve experienced that empty feeling.

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

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

  • May 11, 2020

COLUMN: Maybe decent internet should be a human right

Residents of Chilliwack neighbourhood decry terrible connectivity amid a global pandemic

COLUMN: Relationship challenges amid a global pandemic

Absence is one type of pain but too much presence is leading to spike in domestic abuse

COLUMN: Fighting an ‘infodemic’ amid a pandemic

Don’t be tricked by the lies, damn lies and nonsense shared on social media

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020