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Tlellagraph: A Christmas of hard knocks and helping hands

By Janet Rigg Happy solstice, Merry Christmas, and happy Festivus for the…

  • Dec 25, 2018

On the Wing: Christmas Bird Count — Rose Spit

By Margo Hearne There is no place to hide when the weather’s…

  • Dec 21, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

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Some new air passenger rights land mid-July, others delayed until Christmas
B.C. Attorney General promises Supreme Court appeal in pipeline fight
British PM Theresa May announces resignation
600 new campsites coming to spots across B.C. ahead of the 2019 season

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

On the Wing: Of treaties, feathers and shorebirds

By Margo Hearne It’s a blustery morning. The Green-winged Teal, which returned…

  • Dec 14, 2018

On the Wing: Small birds and berries

By Margo Hearne Into the chill. The Christmas Bird Counts will be…

  • Dec 9, 2018

Tlellagraph: Community organizing, Tlell-style

By Janet Rigg Get ready folks, this is going to be newsy.…

  • Dec 5, 2018

On the Wing: Of falcons, gyres and sickles

By Margo Hearne We don’t often see a tussle between different species…

  • Dec 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Deer Gardener: Bracing for Christmas blooms

By Elaine Nyeholt Last week I had three people contact me for…

  • Nov 23, 2018

On the Wing: Owls among the seaweed drift

By Margo Hearne Dark-eyed Juncos are back at the feeder, Green-winged Teal…

  • Nov 23, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

On the Wing: Arriving without fanfare in the high tide

By Margo Hearne As November rolls along we remember the birds of…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Tlellegraph: Montlellians to the core

By Janet Rigg Downtown Montreal to downtown Tlell. Nearly 13 years ago…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

On the Wing: Living in chartless nothing

By Margo Hearne Juncos are back at the feeder, teal are in…

  • Nov 9, 2018

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.