Columnists

Lest we forget

The importance of Remembrance Day

  • Nov 5, 2018

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Fraudsters pretend to book your business, then rip you off on your credit card

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

E-petition against Bill C-71 is largest in history of Parliament

OPINION: Newspapers Matter

A column written by the publisher of the Biggar Independant for National Newspaper week

  • Oct 2, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

Scott McDermott’s monthly column about health and fitness

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Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

Brynne Takhar writes a monthly column on life as a student in Sylvan Lake

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Caroline Vandriel’s monthly book review

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

Nerd Talk: Expanding the Disney Empire, one deal at a time

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column discussing pop culture and all things nerdy.

Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing

Sally Omeme Sandusky’s monthly column on life’s journey

  • Jul 17, 2018

McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading

Read Caroline Vandriel’s latest book review on “All Fall Down”

Two big lies holding you back from success

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

Megan Roth’s column on pop culture and all things nerdy

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018

Nicks: What does it mean to be devoted?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column about pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: Conspiracy or proof of multi-verse theory?

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column discussing pop culture and all things nerdy