Columnists

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

COLUMN: Thinking today about the histories of tomorrow

From columnist Robert Malcolmson

  • Jun 26, 2020

CHECK THIS OUT: Reopening the library will be measured and gradual

It’s not know when service will return to normal, but a plan lays out some of the steps

  • Jun 15, 2020

COLUMN: Showing love in a time of change and uncertainty

From Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall

  • Jun 13, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

LETTER: The Star’s history columnist bids farewell

Greg Scott has been giving readers a glimpse into Nelson’s past for 18 years

  • May 27, 2020
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COLUMN: Let’s celebrate tourism week

Dianna Ducs suggests we turn Tourism Week (this week) into Tourism Month. Photo submitted

  • May 27, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Seeking hope in the face of bleak facts

Finding a silver lining to challenges posed by COVID-19 isn’t easy, Robert Malcolmson writes

  • May 20, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

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

  • May 11, 2020

COLUMN: Y2K was just a dry run – reflections on COVID-19 and food

Columnist Abra Brynne suggests we stop relying on California

  • May 3, 2020

COLUMN: Nationalism a key variable in post-COVID-19 world

Columnist Robert Malcolmson of Nelson is professor emeritus of history at Queen’s University.

  • Apr 23, 2020

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

COLUMN: A spark of hope on Earth Day’s golden anniversary

Laura Sacks and Judy O’Leary write on Earth Day’s 50th year

  • Apr 22, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

COLUMN: Connecting with others, despite COVID

Mike Stolte offers suggestions for checking in with each other

GUEST COLUMN: Take care with non-medical cloth masks during COVID-19

If you wear one, don’t touch your face, Dr. Bonnie Henry advises

  • Apr 11, 2020

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

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

  • Apr 9, 2020

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020