Columnists

REAL ESTATE: Supply, Demand and Debt – You Can’t Print Gold!

Real estate columnist Freddy Marks stresses importance of land investment in the pandemic

ZYTARUK: Fleecing students at U. of Fees

Students are forced to pay a scandalous heap of mandatory fees on top of their tuition

  • Sep 28, 2020

Out on a Limb: What I learned from living through a pandemic

Awesome, I thought, when the pandemic hit, I’ll learn some new skills.

OPINION: Beautiful B.C. – Isn’t it great? Shhh… Don’t tell anyone!

Huge numbers flocked to popular Chilliwack River Valley on Labour Day weekend

OPINION: Parents reminded to stay calm behind wheel as school starts

Stressful pandemic situation could exacerbate traffic issues, says BCAA

REAL ESTATE: Transformative lifestyle choices spur 2020 land rush

Real estate columnist Freddy Marks discusses long-lasting effects on real estate due to COVID-19

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OPINION: Grade school students don’t have a voice during COVID pandemic

As adults weigh pros and cons of returning kids to school, is anyone asking kids what they think?

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

COLUMN: Catching CERB fraud in the act a lesson in staying secure

With new scams and internet fraud constantly a threat, it’s important to stay on top of accounts

REAL ESTATE: Recreating the “Guest Experience”

The hospitality and recreation industry should embrace changes, Freddy Marks says

Reporter’s View: Licence plate hate, on the rise

The other day I was subjected to a phenomenon that has gained…

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

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

REAL ESTATE: Your House Has Become More Than Just Home Base

Real Estate columnist Freddy Marks notes rural property demand is growing

Reporter’s view: My cats may be killers, but I’m the idiot human who let them out

My cats are murderers. To put it more accurately, I’ve abetted my…

COLUMN: Fraser Valley lawyers warn ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Letter signed by 20 defence lawyers to provincial government says COVID-19 court delays need to end

REAL ESTATE: Home Sales Vital To Economic Recovery

Freddy Marks encourages care when implementing new taxes

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

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

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 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

REAL ESTATE: Rural Land inquiries stimulate market movement amid lockdown

Maybe it’s time for you to go rural, Freddy Marks writes.