Columnists

Whibbs: Exciting opportunities bring bittersweet goodbyes

Kaylyn Whibbs’ last column for the Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo

DANSEREAU: A statue is not history

Opinion: A statue is not history

WHIBBS: Looking for: Puppy in need of forever home

‘I probably don’t need a puppy, but I am always willing to open my door to one in need’

VAUGHAN: Ending systemic racism is on everyone

Privilege in society cannot come at the expense of of our neighbours

WHIBBS: Taking steps to become an adultier adult

“We are all on different paths as we try to navigate our way through life”

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ROTH: Falling into old patterns

Megan Roth writes a regular column about life and pop culture

WHIBBS: Don’t judge my screen time

“The time flies by as I stare into my phone screen, but sometimes that’s exactly what I need”

VAUGHAN: Hairstylists and barbers shouldn’t be in phase one of Alberta relaunch plan

Impossibility of social distancing means more government protocols, access to PPE needed

Vandriel: Boys and Badlands

Caroline Vandriel writes a monthly column discussing her latest read

ROTH: Waving the white flag: Keeping a clean home

Megan Roth writes a semi-regular column about life and pop culture

WHIBBS: Revisiting an old love to pass the time

Using a previously read series and encouragement to re-spark a love of reading

WHIBBS: Using technology to stay positive and connected

Video chatting allows us to still be close to our friends and family during a time of distancing

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

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

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

Roth: I want to be a superhero

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

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

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices