Columnists

Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018
Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)
Jock Finlayson, executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia. (Submitted)

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018
Jock Finlayson, executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia. (Submitted)

Less is more

Too easy to accumulate stuff

Opinion: Support community newspapers or they will dissapear

Opinion: Support community newspapers or they will dissapear

The importance of community newspapers cannot be underestimated, in this week’s column

  • Aug 21, 2018
Opinion: Support community newspapers or they will dissapear
Column: Don’t be too proud to be safe

Column: Don’t be too proud to be safe

Speaking of safety and pride on the farm, from a Rimbey Review columnist

  • Aug 21, 2018
Column: Don’t be too proud to be safe
Freedom to voice opinion important

Freedom to voice opinion important

Columnist voices opinion

  • Aug 13, 2018
Freedom to voice opinion important
The ripple effect can last a long time

The ripple effect can last a long time

Remembering summers gone by

  • Aug 13, 2018
The ripple effect can last a long time
COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018
COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?
Misadventures of a farm wife

Misadventures of a farm wife

Beating the storm, almost

  • Jul 20, 2018
Misadventures of a farm wife
Busting the minimum wage myth

Busting the minimum wage myth

Minimum wage myth busted

  • Jul 2, 2018
Busting the minimum wage myth
Agriculture helps measure true wealth

Agriculture helps measure true wealth

Observations of a farm wife

  • May 22, 2018
Agriculture helps measure true wealth
A crew of guys who like to skip out of work on Friday mornings to play hockey honoured the Humboldt Broncos by wearing green and yellow jerseys at their recent scrimmage. The group also held a brief centre-ice ceremony where Pastor Kevin Ewaskow of First Baptist Church spoke about the importance of loving and supporting not just the people in mourning over the Humboldt tragedy, but people we cross paths with every day.
A crew of guys who like to skip out of work on Friday mornings to play hockey honoured the Humboldt Broncos by wearing green and yellow jerseys at their recent scrimmage. The group also held a brief centre-ice ceremony where Pastor Kevin Ewaskow of First Baptist Church spoke about the importance of loving and supporting not just the people in mourning over the Humboldt tragedy, but people we cross paths with every day.
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you
Bring back paper shopping bags

Bring back paper shopping bags

Corporations like plastic shopping bags because they’re cheap

Bring back paper shopping bags
Watching hockey with a four-legged friend

Watching hockey with a four-legged friend

Hockey game interrupts pet’s nap

Watching hockey with a four-legged friend
Mary Martin, president, Alberta School Boards Association

OPINION: Nova Scotia’s decision to dismantle English school boards is a mistake

Speaking in favour of keeping local school boards, in this opinion from the ASBA

  • Feb 14, 2018
Mary Martin, president, Alberta School Boards Association
Calkins: Getting NAFTA negotiated correctly

Calkins: Getting NAFTA negotiated correctly

MP Blaine Calkins wants to see the Trudeau government sort out its NAFTA negotiations

Calkins: Getting NAFTA negotiated correctly
Silence is not always golden

Silence is not always golden

Open up discussions about mental health

Silence is not always golden
Columnist defends Generation X

Columnist defends Generation X

Being of the Generation X population is a good thing

  • Jan 31, 2018
Columnist defends Generation X

Hockey heroes and every day heroes needed

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

  • Jan 15, 2018