Columnists

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

Drivesmart column: Distracted driving statistics: what to believe?

In some provinces this type of fatality has surpassed the total caused by alcohol impaired driving.

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

Andrea Rondeau column: Lots of excitement in this fall’s municipal elections, with plenty of tight races

One thing that’s for certain is that there’s going to be a lot of new faces

Sarah Simpson column: Reunited and it feels so good

This is what happened when a budgie went into a liquor store

T.W. Paterson column: Upscale subdivision’s ‘silent neighbours’ recall grim past

“This is sort of an average people’s historic site”

  • Sep 22nd, 2018
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Sharon Jackson for City of Duncan mayor
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Island Savings gives $150K to VIU's Cowichan campus

Chris Wilkinson column: Priority filtering: how to avoid running yourself ragged

Our lives are so busy and have zero room for the unexpected.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Corn success and a corn experiment

“It’s the perfect delivery vector for butter.”

  • Sep 20th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

Sarah Simpson column: ‘Citizen’ ad leads to coffee and then a 25-year-and-counting marriage

I got a call the other day from a kind gentleman by the name of Bill Bergen.

T.W. Paterson column: Don’t call me Indiana Jones

It still smarts that she publicly accused me of everything short of graverobbing

  • Sep 15th, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Some weeds can help us out, others need to be shown the door

Most weeds’ extensive roots help break up the soil when they rot.

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Drivesmart column: What the world is doing to get people to slow down in school zones

A significant part of the safety problem was caused by teachers and parents themselves.

  • Sep 9th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

T.W. Paterson column: Friends couldn’t save ‘Bulldog’ Kelly from fatal fall

This cold-blooded killer’s friends in high places had helped him to defeat Canadian justice.

  • Sep 8th, 2018

Carl Weber column: Universal laws to live by

Are you breaking any basic rules of health as you live your life?

  • Sep 6th, 2018