Columnists

Mary Lowther column: Prepare for need to conserve water in summer garden

We can have a productive garden with far less water than one might suppose.

  • May 23rd, 2018

Chris Wilkinson column: It all matters

A decision to put on her fighting gloves and battle.

  • May 23rd, 2018

Drivesmart column: It’s motorcycle season

My experience investigating collisions reinforced that a rider must drive defensively at all times

  • May 20th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

David Suzuki column: Degree sparks necessary debate

Too often, though, the discussion has strayed from topics that need attention into personal attacks.

  • May 20th, 2018

Andrea Rondeau column: Newsroom isn’t all ‘stop the presses’, but it is worthwhile

Often the creation of the paper is more akin to the careful putting together of a jigsaw puzzle

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Sarah Simpson column: Mean people ruin it for everyone

It’s beyond me why anyone would remove such small things that provide so much joy to so many people.

T.W. Paterson column: Camp McKinney’s stolen gold has never been found

Then a frightened Keane heard the double-click of a Winchester being cocked.

  • May 19th, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Great started plants right at the local grocery store

This led me to approach Janice Shand, Country Grocer’s gardening maven, to pick her brains.

  • May 17th, 2018

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

A faith in the process of life itself

Does our experience create who we are? Or does who we are create our experience?

  • May 13th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

Mary Lowther column: Notes for the summer absentee gardener

You can still have a garden if you go away in the summer.

  • May 12th, 2018

Chamber advocates for Cowichan businesses

Only organization where businesses can have a voice with provincial, federal and municipal policies

  • May 12th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

David Suzuki column: Cutting through polluted public discourse

At some point, the phrase just becomes an excuse for procrastination.

  • May 6th, 2018