Columnists

COLUMNS: Facing challenges

The big news in the city last week was getting $500,000 from the province to begin the process of establishing a heritage village.

COLUMNS: Investing in rural development

As the MLA for Cariboo Chilcotin and the Minister of State for Rural Economic Development.

COLUMNS: Investing in jobs

In B.C. over 140 rural communities depend on the natural resource sector for jobs and economic opportunities.

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          COLUMNS: Ken’s Seafood Supreme a delicious blend of flavours

          I was looking for a good seafood recipe and found several on a site on my computer.

          COLUMNS: Legal, fair and defensible key words for apportionment decisions

          If you go onto the provincial government website and look under apportionment you will see information.

          COLUMNS: Letting the land be idle from human hands, or no succession plan

          We have been doing a few day trips into the countryside around this beach town, Zihuatanejo, Mexico.

          • Mar 16th, 2017

          COLUMNS: Lumber trade deal will hurt small independent producers

          Those who didn’t attend the forestry meeting March 16 missed valuable information on the soft wood lumber discussions with the U.S.

          COLUMNS: Our sustainable history

          This is Cowboy Heritage week and if any B.C. community has the right to celebrate, it is us.

          COLUMNS: Share the good stuff now

          March is finally over. I thought it was going to last forever, especially after that cheeky snowfall on Friday.

          COLUMNS: Simple, tasty way to make tender pork chops

          If you are cooking a chicken let it rest for a while as it helps keep the juices in the bird.

          COLUMNS: Small Okanagan town has modern value added industry

          A January 2014 article in the Logging and Sawmilling Journal describes how a value added company started out over 50 years ago.

          COLUMNS: Spring one of my most favourite times of the year

          Ah, spring! A time when “a young man’s thoughts turn to thoughts of love” and outdoors and fishing and gardening.

          COLUMNS: Strengthening care for seniors

          Our government is investing $500 million over the next four years as part of an action plan to improve care for seniors.

          COLUMNS: The view from the beach; not a busman’s holiday

          Much has been said about work-life balance. Mostly it goes like this: “work smarter not harder.”

          COLUMNS: This isn’t a dead horse I am flogging; at least not yet

          What I am writing about this week is the same subject as last week.

          COLUMNS: Down to Earth: new viewpoint joins Trib columnists

          Welcome to the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society’s new column, “Down to Earth.”

          • Apr 6th, 2017

          COLUMNS: Forestry questions for provincial election candidates

          The following 10 points about ways to improve the forest economy in B.C. are taken from Ben Parfitt’s article.