Finding the right bylaw isn’t always easy

Many years ago, a very wise and respected civic politician was fond of saying, “Governments can’t regulate people’s behaviour.” But while he was wise and...

Which is better: hyper-local or a streamlined board?

  “You don’t even live here.” Ouch. I received that comment from a resident on a community concern I was dealing with a while back. While...

Younger voices add depth to community discussions

I get it, it was a Saturday afternoon. Many of you were working one of your two or three jobs that get you through...

Three strikes against Trudeau

“If voting made any difference, do you think they’d let us do it?” — Mark Twain. Opponents of pipeline projects must be feeling betrayed by...

Being good neighbours

Despite the hustle and bustle surrounding the resort over this busy season, generally Sun Peaks is one of the quietest places I’ve lived —...