Columnists

COLUMN: A reflection on the first half of this year

We have passed the halfway mark of the roller-coaster year known as 2020

  • Jul 6, 2020

The Official Opposition will continue stand up to the Liberal Government and their lack of transparency

Democracy cannot take a back seat because there is a pandemic

  • Jun 19, 2020

COLUMN: Hearing the voice of God – the key is in the trusting

The middle verses of chapter 19 in First Kings describes a time when the prophet Elijah meets God

  • Jun 19, 2020

MP’s COLUMN: Seniors during COVID-19 and beyond

‘COVID-19 has disproportionately affected seniors and has exposed the gaps in the care and supports that seniors need’

  • Jun 7, 2020

VAUGHAN: Ending systemic racism is on everyone

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

COLUMN: Firearms and avoiding accountability

‘Instead of targeting law-abiding Canadians, the Government should be prioritizing law enforcement’

  • May 8, 2020
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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

COLUMN: Mental health awareness has never been more highly visible, rapidly eroding stigma in our society

May 4th to 10th is Mental Health Week through the Canadian Mental Health Association

  • May 4, 2020

COLUMN: We will make it through

It will take time and patience, but one day we will realize that the anxiety is gone because we made it

  • Apr 17, 2020

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

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

COLUMN: Overcoming COVID-19 – Damien C. Kurek, M.P. (Battle River-Crowfoot)

‘A crisis is not a time for partisanship; however, a crisis does not mean there should not be accountability’

  • Mar 27, 2020

COLUMN: Canada Safety Council encourages proactivity in COVID-19 containment efforts

‘Prevention is most effective when it’s proactive’

  • Mar 18, 2020

Many Biblical characters have found themselves at a ‘crossroads’

‘Where does God want me to be right now? And let God answer the question’

  • Mar 17, 2020

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

You don’t have to deal with mental illness alone

Mental illness is just that, an illness. It’s not a choice. It’s not a failing.

  • Feb 26, 2020

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

The answer can always be found, but sometimes you have to stop looking for it

‘I fell into my role as a writer and photographer almost by accident’

  • Jan 12, 2020