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On Suicide

As a veteran journalist and former newspaper editor, Mel Rothenburger…

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UNDRIP: What will it mean for BC’s resource sector?

Do you know what UNDRIP is? If the answer is…

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The Presidents’ Report – Part Three

Imagine a university where you can learn to be a…

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The Presidents’ Report – Part Two

In December 2002, the British Columbia Progress Board first submitted…

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The Presidents’ Report – Part One

“A lack of knowledge creates fear. Seeking knowledge creates courage”…

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Preparing for battle on the Highway Thru Hell

‘Tis the season. As summer gives way to autumn, this…

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Out of the running

In the words of Canada’s Joni Mitchell: “Don’t it always…

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Too close to call

With several pre-election polls expecting the October 21st federal election…

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No fixed address – the journey home

For the time being, the evidence is mostly anecdotal. A…

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What about us?

If John Horgan is interested in finding new friends and…

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The man with the plan

It was 2017 when I first interviewed Bryan Cox. He…

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From Heaven to Hell(s Gate)

Slow down, you’re moving too fast. As British Columbians can…

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On the grow

In a province known for turning big ideas into a…

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Coping with cuts in the B.C. Interior

It wasn’t so long ago that a sharp downturn in…

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The Right Stuff: Fighting B.C. wildfires from the cockpit

“You are clear for the run.” The official radio communication…

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Road rage in the Southern Interior

In the normally quiet village of Chase on the shore…

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Food for Thought: Dead on the Order Paper

While Greene-Raine was disappointed that her private member’s legislation to…

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Growing pains in Kitimat

Contrary to popular perception, the single largest private sector investment…

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From bad to worse: certain uncertainty in BC’s forestry sector

“A perfect storm of negative, negative, negative.” That’s how veteran…

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Beyond Hope – the Great Divide in BC politics

Does where you live, influence how you think or vote?…

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Why Pickleball is taking over the world

It’s a fun, fast moving sport with a funny name…and…

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Gas pains? Don’t worry, be happy

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re likely well…

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Parched pastures – weather worries for B.C. ranchers

For British Columbia’s men and women who grow our food…

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Cleared for takeoff: reaching new heights in Kelowna

For anyone in the B.C. business sector who appreciates success…

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Terry Lake, in his own words.

As you’ve likely heard by now, former B.C. Health Minister…

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Nancy Greene Raine’s race against time

During her first 75 years on this earth, Nancy Greene…

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Why us? Speculation consternation in the Central Okanagan

It’s been said that time heals wounds. Not always. In…

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Feeling the heat

Here we go again. It’s a familiar lament throughout B.C.’s…

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Tick Talk

No matter where you are in British Columbia, our province…

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Par for the course: the business of golf

In the rough, or on the green. So it goes…

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Thanks for the memories: end of an era in Cranbrook

Anger, betrayal, frustration, and even a small flicker of optimism….

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Waiting to inhale: the newest danger at school

As if parents don’t already have enough to worry about:…

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Hope on the range

Old Man Winter has few friends in cattle country. “The…

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The Interior’s new economic engine

There’s a new economic powerhouse in the B.C. Interior –…

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New destinations for new generations

British Columbians love to travel. But as with most things,…

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Journalism in jeopardy

In the words of Oscar Wilde, our liberty depends on…

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Muy Caro! Canada’s costly connection

Hola amigos! This week’s Price is Right comes to you…

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Why mining matters

Following the January 17th edition of my “Price is Right”…

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Don’t bet on the NDP winning in Kamloops any time soon

Remember the words of legendary British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill: Those…

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B.C.’s mining industry modernizes

For one of the most powerful cogs in British Columbia’s…

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Not just a big city issue: The Price is Right on ridesharing

As Kamloops Mayor Ken Christian says, “Let’s just get with…

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The Price is Right: Oil Aboard

They hear that train a comin’, It’s rollin’ ’round the…

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The Price is Right on 2018

In many way, the last 12 months were really no…

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Meet the Mayors: Kelowna

How hot is too hot? It’s a fair question when…

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Remembering ‘Bootch’

By now you have likely heard about the unexpected death…

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Meet the Mayors: Kamloops

Ever considered moving to Kamloops? You’re not alone – and…

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Meet the Mayors: Lyn Hall

As I’ve often pointed out in this space, there’s a…

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It’s not easy having opinions

I’d like you to meet a friend of mine. You…

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No whining

British Columbia’s award-winning wine industry depends on stable trade. And…

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The Price is Right: sunny days in the Nicola Valley

It’s not easy being green. But on the outskirts of Merritt…

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The Price is Right: there’s no business like snow business

No one’s more excited about the approaching cold weather than…

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The Price is Right: Objection Overruled

How would you like to go 26 years without a…

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The Price is Right: How hot is too hot?

It’s the other acronym for LNG – listings now gone. Annelise…

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The Price is Right on LNG

By now you’ve heard plenty about the projected, long-term benefits…

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The Price is Right: Northern Exposure

In the aftermath of the widespread political euphoria and back…

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The Price is Right

Right off the top, I probably should admit that my…

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