Opinion

Lest we forget

The importance of Remembrance Day

  • Nov 5, 2018
Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Fraudsters pretend to book your business, then rip you off on your credit card

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam
OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

E-petition against Bill C-71 is largest in history of Parliament

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners
OPINION: Newspapers Matter

OPINION: Newspapers Matter

A column written by the publisher of the Biggar Independant for National Newspaper week

  • Oct 2, 2018
OPINION: Newspapers Matter
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)
McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

Scott McDermott’s monthly column about health and fitness

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?
Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

Brynne Takhar writes a monthly column on life as a student in Sylvan Lake

Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind
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)
Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Caroline Vandriel’s monthly book review

Vandriel: Creepy Cool
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?
Nerd Talk: Expanding the Disney Empire, one deal at a time

Nerd Talk: Expanding the Disney Empire, one deal at a time

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column discussing pop culture and all things nerdy.

Nerd Talk: Expanding the Disney Empire, one deal at a time
Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing

Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing

Sally Omeme Sandusky’s monthly column on life’s journey

  • Jul 17, 2018
Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)
McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness

McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness
A return to ‘true blue’

A return to ‘true blue’

Political landscape changing

  • Jun 13, 2018
A return to ‘true blue’
Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading

Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading

Read Caroline Vandriel’s latest book review on “All Fall Down”

Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading
Two big lies holding you back from success

Two big lies holding you back from success

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

Two big lies holding you back from success
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day involved simple gift of time

Happy Mother’s Day

Mielke: Mother’s Day origins involved simple gift of time

Column by Black Press reporter Treena Mielke

  • May 9, 2018
Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

Megan Roth’s column on pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season