“I may be the last living person to have worked my way up the ranks from the exalted position of typesetter to editor-in-chief at a major daily newspaper,” says Lucinda Chodan, who two months ago left a 20-year run at the Montreal Gazette to assume the editorial helm at Victoria’s Times Colonist (TC).
The phone rings in Peter Ritchie’s 13th floor office in the art deco Marine Building in Vancouver. It’s March 1997 and Port Coquitlam pig farmer Robert ‘Willie’ Pickton needs a lawyer. He’s being charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing...
Forget the 30-second news clips and the pundits’ opinions. We wanted to hear first-hand what Gordon Campbell had to say about his government’s first four years, the coming election and the future for British Columbia. So on a grey winter morning, reporter Paul Willcocks sat down with Campbell in his seventh-floor Canada Place office to talk.