Columnists

‘It only lacks your presence’: truth, art, words and the legacy of Gord Downie

The Tragically Hip frontman died Tuesday night

Column: Call me Carl

I’ve been a chiropractor for more than 25 years.

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Column Dig In: Training trees gets a lot into a small space

“Espalier” is a nice, short French word that means “trees grown in one plane to save space.”

  • Oct 18th, 2017

RCL Malahat District 134 remembers ‘Canadian soil’ casualties Saturday

The Legion is still seeking names of those who qualify to be added to the register

  • Oct 18th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

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Dairy farmers keeping eye on NAFTA

     

    Town, agencies, neighbours concerned about digging that occurred along Cowichan River

       

      Shawnigan Lake celebrates new Pavilion

         

        Lake Cowichan hosts a Business Showcase

           

          Column David Suzuki: It’s time to nix neonics

          It’s time to ban bee-killing pesticides.

          • Oct 15th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: Death came late for WWII veteran Bill Heil

          “Thank you, Schindler!”—former tank comander Bill Heil, recalling the day a dud shell saved his life.

          • Oct 14th, 2017

          Column: Prepare to face the music, open house or meeting

          This is almost always an attempt to dillute the angry crowd

          Column T.W. Paterson: Woodsman, spare that (heritage) tree!

          Not long ago that we traded a maple tree a blandscaped parking lot.

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Column Dig In: Bring on the Stellar’s jays

          Up to this point I have been an indifferent host but the enemy of my enemy is my friend

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Drivesmart: Driver attitude and automated enforcement

          Perhaps the most effective way to improve road safety is by improving road user attitude.

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

          Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

          Column David Suzuki: Bye-bye, bug splatter: Is this the new silent spring?

          Masses of monarch butterflies fluttering across Toronto’s waterfront.

          • Oct 8th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: Pioneering UBC botanist missed the mark

          “With B.C.’s climate, native flora, and long-growing season, we have advantages…”

          • Oct 7th, 2017

          Column: Seeking out simple pleasures

          Keep your eyes peeled and you’ll be amazed at what you find

          Column: Online arguments: you’re a terrible, horrible human being

          I was disappointed with the few who decided to attack Robert instead of the issue at hand.

          Column Dig In: Time to layer up the compost heap

          I’ve dabbled with building up the compost as I go but it’s too much hassle

          • Oct 4th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: David Butterfield envisioned a reborn Bamberton

          Bamberton a classic example of this imaginative developer’s motto: Go big or go home.

          • Oct 4th, 2017

          Column Drivesmart: Winter tire season begins

          Is summer over already?

          • Oct 2nd, 2017