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Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

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

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam
OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

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

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners
OPINION: Newspapers Matter

OPINION: Newspapers Matter

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

  • Oct 2, 2018
OPINION: Newspapers Matter
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Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018
Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)
McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

Scott McDermott’s monthly column about health and fitness

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?
Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

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

Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind
Jock Finlayson, executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia. (Submitted)

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

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018
Jock Finlayson, executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia. (Submitted)
Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Caroline Vandriel’s monthly book review

Vandriel: Creepy Cool
COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

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
COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?
Nerd Talk: Expanding the Disney Empire, one deal at a time

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

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

Nerd Talk: Expanding the Disney Empire, one deal at a time
Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing

Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing

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

  • Jul 17, 2018
Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing
McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness

McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness
Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading

Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading

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

Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading
Two big lies holding you back from success

Two big lies holding you back from success

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

Two big lies holding you back from success
Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

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

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

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
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you
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Nicks: What does it mean to be devoted?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men

Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men

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

Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men
Nerd Talk: Conspiracy or proof of multi-verse theory?

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

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

Nerd Talk: Conspiracy or proof of multi-verse theory?
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Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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