Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Robert Barron column: Veterans should be honoured on Remembrance Day

The Crow’s Nest was opened during the Second World War for naval officers

Warren Goulding column: Auspicious start for new North Cowichan mayor

The swearing in ceremony for the Municipality of North Cowichan was a breath of fresh air

Sarah Simpson column: The best Halloween night treat

I wanted to know more about the mysterious young messenger so I emailed him back.

T.W. Paterson column: The story behind the lost certificate (part 1)

Honour and a privilege to have been able to bring a little bit of life back to another soldier

  • Nov 10, 2018

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

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Lake Cowichan council gets update on 75th anniversary plans
Sea Lions take over Cowichan Bay
'The Battle's O'er' event celebrated in Lake Cowichan
Crowds stream into Centennial Hall for Lake Cowichan Holiday Market

Mary Lowther column: Favourite tools and a few for the wish list

If you find tools second hand, look for cracks in wood and rust spots on metal and give them a bye.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Drivesmart column: Many have Must Not Stop driving mentality

Even though we don’t like to, sometimes we must expect to stop.

  • Nov 4, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

Andrea’s column: Bright spots in a negative world

Sometimes there’s a reminder of why we got into the journalism business.

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

T.W. Paterson column: HMCS Alberni is long gone, but hasn’t been forgotten

Fifty-three years later, marine archaeologist Innes McCartney found, identified and filmed her hulk

  • Nov 3, 2018

Mary Lowther column: A gardener only as good as their tools

I wish I’d paid more attention to my garden tools when I was younger.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Warren Goulding column: Do we have the right to know?

When is it OK to invade an individual’s privacy for the sake of a story?

Carl Weber column: Chiropractic works

But people vote with their feet. They’re filling chiropractic offices.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Alistair MacGregor column: The Salish Sea – a parking lot for freighters

All the communities around the anchorages sites are now equally sharing the pain.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Drivesmart column: Why didn’t the pedestrian cross the road?

Pedestrians and drivers must know their part

  • Oct 28, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

Robert Barron column: Paul Bernardo must be kept behind bars

I was in my 20s and living in Toronto when Bernardo was committing his crimes