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A little kindness goes a long way

A little kindness goes a long way

Don’t attack journalists for reporting the news

A little kindness goes a long way
CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

Bill C-30, adopted 15 years ago, mandates salary and allowance increases for MPs and senators

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises
Working together to reflect our community spirit

Working together to reflect our community spirit

A strong newspaper includes the input of our loyal readers

  • Mar 24, 2020
Working together to reflect our community spirit
Roth: I want to be a superhero

Roth: I want to be a superhero

Megan Roth writes a regular column about nerd culture and how it influences life

Roth: I want to be a superhero
Pastoral Ponderings: Finding a way home

Pastoral Ponderings: Finding a way home

There are two storylines about Moses

Pastoral Ponderings: Finding a way home
Kurek: Defending yourself against scams

Kurek: Defending yourself against scams

CRA scam making the rounds again

Kurek: Defending yourself against scams
Don’t be afraid — Be Jesus

Don’t be afraid — Be Jesus

The most frequent phrase used by Jesus

Don’t be afraid — Be Jesus
COLUMN: COVID-19 and why we cancelled our trip to Cancun

COLUMN: COVID-19 and why we cancelled our trip to Cancun

Wash your hands and follow the guidelines set out by health officials

COLUMN: COVID-19 and why we cancelled our trip to Cancun
A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Kurek: The New Free Trade agreement

Kurek: The New Free Trade agreement

Conservatives disappointed with some aspects of agreement

Kurek: The New Free Trade agreement
Pastoral Ponderings: From wilderness to wonder

Pastoral Ponderings: From wilderness to wonder

Created both of the earth and divine spirit

Pastoral Ponderings: From wilderness to wonder
Pastoral Ponderings: And also with you

Pastoral Ponderings: And also with you

This messages bears repeating for everyone

Pastoral Ponderings: And also with you
Opinion: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays

Opinion: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays

‘Have you ever driven down country roads on a sun kissed summer day’

  • Mar 3, 2020
Opinion: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays
More thoughts about the grief journey

More thoughts about the grief journey

Support is invaluable, but walking this road is still a solitary journey

  • Mar 3, 2020
More thoughts about the grief journey
Shine and Rise

Shine and Rise

Excited about Lent

Shine and Rise
COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020
COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest
Pastoral Ponderings: Start at square one

Pastoral Ponderings: Start at square one

Winnie the Pooh has some great wisdom

Pastoral Ponderings: Start at square one

MP column: Back in session

Area MP talks about new session of Parliament

Column: You already are

Column: You already are

The point being is not the semon, but what is in us

Column: You already are
Grief: the most painful journey we face

Grief: the most painful journey we face

The start of navigating life in the wake of overwhelming loss

  • Feb 11, 2020
Grief: the most painful journey we face