Opinion

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a campaign stop in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

All in the margins: The size of a Liberal victory could depend on B.C. results

Liberals may even have an outside chance of winning a razor-thin majority

  • Sep 19, 2021
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘Left Coast’ and balance of power: NDP’s B.C. strength could be key to minority government

The NDP won 24 seats in the 2019 federal election, and almost half (11) are in B.C.

  • Sep 17, 2021
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)

MALCOLMSON: Transforming mental health and substance use care in B.C.

Two years ago, government launched a 10-year plan called A Pathway to Hope

  • Sep 15, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Rights versus public safety

Peaceful protests do get attention, but they’re not too good at getting changes made

  • Sep 12, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
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LETTER: A COVID-19 pandemic analogy

Why should we allow this virus to stick around and keep mutating

  • Sep 12, 2021
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Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune.

FOREST INK: Some options to consider for future wildfire programs

The activities to address this damage is covered by the Wildfire Act and Regulations

  • Sep 12, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune.
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LETTER: Impressed by Williams Lake super citizen for organizing vaccine clinics

I am so very impressed with Massimo Calabrese’s leadership

  • Sep 11, 2021
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LETTER: Make your vote about climate change

Here in the Cariboo we are experiencing the impacts of climate change first hand

  • Sep 11, 2021
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LETTER: Two weeks has turned into two years

Maintaining a prolonged state of fear is unhealthy

  • Sep 11, 2021
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As part of its Healthy Lawns Campaign, the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society has issued these ‘Golden Lawn Campaign’ signs residents can use to signify a lawn has been allowed to go dormant with increased water conservation efforts during the warm, summer months. (Amber Gregg photo)

DOWN TO EARTH: Summer bike brigade educates Cariboo residents on efficient water use

Each summer, usage doubles as residents spray and sprinkle lawns to maintain lush greenspaces

  • Sep 11, 2021
As part of its Healthy Lawns Campaign, the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society has issued these ‘Golden Lawn Campaign’ signs residents can use to signify a lawn has been allowed to go dormant with increased water conservation efforts during the warm, summer months. (Amber Gregg photo)
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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Animal care

The eyes of the world might just be watching your operation

  • Sep 5, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Actions have consequences

Having a lot of issues isn’t new. How people react to them is

  • Sep 5, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’s CORNER: British Columbians sharing how to rebuild

came away impressed by the thoughtfulness and ingenuity that was offered up on budget talks

  • Sep 5, 2021
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. In Salmon Arm on March 11, guests, staff and support personnel at the Salvation Army’s Lighthouse Shelter at McGuire Lake were vaccinated. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)

I work at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, here’s what people ask when getting their shot

By Ehsan Misaghi, Clinician-Scientist Trainee, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Faculty…

Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. In Salmon Arm on March 11, guests, staff and support personnel at the Salvation Army’s Lighthouse Shelter at McGuire Lake were vaccinated. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
<strong>It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact outcome in many B.C. ridings</strong>Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact many B.C. ridings

At the federal level, the Green Party led by Elizabeth May held three of the 42 seats in B.C. not so long ago

  • Aug 30, 2021
<strong>It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact outcome in many B.C. ridings</strong>Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Campaign promises on the way

Some fairy tales begin with: “Once elected I promise I will …”

  • Aug 29, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Hang in there, if you can

Where I am starting is looking at feed supply for the winter by sending forage samples for analysis

  • Aug 29, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune

FOREST INK: Wildfire guards should be part of urban planning

No one knows this better than the people responsible for the maintenance of BC Hydro power right of ways

  • Aug 29, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune
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LETTERS: City should stop fence sitting

I respectfully suggest a reasonable inference from council’s apathetic response

  • Aug 28, 2021
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