Minimum wage increase is a delicate balance

How much is too much? British Columbia has the lowest minimum wage in the nation, but an online petition to raise the lowest paid workers...

That Country

Overwhelming size, yet underwhelming population Though the latter refers not to character, but quantity. A rich history with multiple starting points, Thousands or hundreds of cycles, depending...

Feral politics

“Politics makes for strange bedfellows.” Charles Warner twisting Shakespeare’s “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” Eyeing the possible merger talks between the Liberals and...

Volunteer fire halls backbone of rural service

When we think of crews battling wildfires, we tend to envision B.C. Wildfire Service firefighters dropping into the midst of the action with helicopters...

Plain old common sense

This time of year brings on many changes and they’ve been happening the same way for thousands of years. Leaves change colour and frost...