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Dan Albas

COLUMN: Waiting for Parliament to address data gathering

MP Dan Albas waits for the recall of Parliament to raise questions about data gathering

  • Oct 20, 2021
Entrepreneur Manik Dhir is the owner of Hollywood Market in Rutland, a 40-year iconic business location  at 544 Hollywood Rd. South in Rutland. (Contributed)

Straight from DeHart

New and expanded look for Rutland landmark

  • Oct 20, 2021
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The B.C. Liberal leadership race: Rebirth or reckoning?

The B.C. Liberals have always been an uneasy coalition of conservative and liberal voters,

Dan Albas

COLUMN: Waiting for Parliament to resume

Canadians are awaiting news on federal pandemic relief programs

  • Oct 13, 2021
Dan Albas
A single cassette tape during a 14-hour car ride became monotonous. (Pixabay.com)

COLUMN: Play it again… and again… and again

A 40-minute collection of instrumental music can feel stale after a while

A single cassette tape during a 14-hour car ride became monotonous. (Pixabay.com)
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Vaccination plan will affect travellers

Before I begin this week’s report, I would like to confirm my…

  • Oct 6, 2021
Dan Albas
UMAMI, Crave the Fifth have a new production facility abd two new flavours.

Straight from DeHart

New commercial kitchen facility opens on Enterprise Way

  • Sep 30, 2021
UMAMI, Crave the Fifth have a new production facility abd two new flavours.
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Coming to terms with National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

MP Dan Albas offers thoughts on recent federal politics and a national day of reflection

  • Sep 30, 2021
Dan Albas
Wild Sky Sisters

Wild Sky Sisters: Libra Season, where the “self” meets “other”

Wild Sky Sisters is a joint venture between Angela Moffitt and Tamara McLellan

  • Sep 27, 2021
Wild Sky Sisters
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Where do we go from here?

Re-elected MP Dan Albas looks back at the Sept. 20 federal election

  • Sep 22, 2021
Dan Albas
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier responds to NDP leader Jagmeet Singh during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

COLUMN: The problem with negative election campaigning

In a multi-party system, voters have plenty of choices at the polls

People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier responds to NDP leader Jagmeet Singh during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
volunteer fair

KCR: Volunteer fair in Kelowna

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Sep 16, 2021
volunteer fair
Showing off their Rad Relish product are co-owners (from left) Kyla King, Peggy Millsap and Garrett Millsap. (Contributed)

Straight from DeHart

Rad Relish a healthy version of popular condiment

  • Sep 15, 2021
Showing off their Rad Relish product are co-owners (from left) Kyla King, Peggy Millsap and Garrett Millsap. (Contributed)
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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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Carole

KCR: Volunteering is my therapy

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Sep 9, 2021
Carole
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An opinion column: What you need to know about abortion, and the 2021 vote

Fourteen of B.C.’s 17 Conservative MPs recently supported legislation that would have restricted access to abortion

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True Art Kelowna co-owners Diane Blais-Geddes and Sierra Passerin. (Contributed)

Straight from DeHart

True Art opens doors for local artisans

  • Sep 1, 2021
True Art Kelowna co-owners Diane Blais-Geddes and Sierra Passerin. (Contributed)
scales of justice (File phto)

Kootnekoff: Taking a break

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Aug 31, 2021
scales of justice (File phto)
<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