Columnists

Drivesmart column: How do we reduce the ICBC deficit?

That loss is being blamed on the rising number and cost of claims.

  • Dec 2, 2018

Robert Barron column: Exciting work at ancient native village

I can’t wait to visit Ye’yumnuts when all the work is done.

Andrea Rondeau column: How do we decide what makes the news?

There’s a lot of what some might term “squishy” gut feelings involved.

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Cowichan District Hospital fire
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Bus fire in Duncan
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Sarah Simpson column: Ditching the kids for a good cause this Christmas

One couple’s holiday plans include relief trip to Suswa, Kenya

T.W. Paterson column: Bill Barlee: The man with the golden touch, part 1

“a nugget, pure gold, remarkable in more ways than can be described.”

  • Dec 1, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Christmas from the garden

“I don’t even want to THINK about Christmas until December!”

  • Nov 29, 2018

Carl Weber column: Sick care versus health care

In healthcare, we work hard at staying well

  • Nov 29, 2018

Alistair MacGregor and Sonia Furstenau column: Cowichan demonstrating what climate change adaptation looks like

The river has consistently fallen below acceptable minimum summer flows.

  • Nov 25, 2018

Drivesmart column: The lonely life of the owner’s manual

The manufacturer of your vehicle has put a lot of important safety information on those pages.

  • Nov 25, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Sarah Simpson Column: Black Fridays and dark mornings

I’m all for a good sale but this is a bit much for me.

T.W. Paterson colum: Stories in the news kindle old memories

What can I say, the devil made me do it.

  • Nov 24, 2018

Chris Wilkinson column: Developing the art of listening

Now I see how essential great communication is.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Soaker hoses: the best way to water the garden

Both these types can last for six plus years when handled carefully, and it’s worth it.

  • Nov 22, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Nov 20, 2018

Drivesmart column: ‘N’ drivers forever? You can be

Does a novice driver have to take the test to become a fully licensed class 5 driver?

  • Nov 18, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Andrea Rondeau column: I’ll beg if I have to, to get you to vote

Please, please, please mail in your vote in the proportional representation election.