Columnists

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020

Guest Column: COVID-19 greatest challenge of a generation

We’ve rapidly moved from business as usual, to a series of measures that are anything but normal.

  • Apr 6, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

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Old growth logging in Caycuse watershed
First responders pay tribute to Cowichan hospital workers during COVID-19
Victoria News Update
ShowBiz Minute: Efron, Gilbert, Box Office

Drivesmart column: Are we perpetuating mediocrity with how we teach young drivers?

If the teacher is ill equipped to teach, the new driver will not learn what is necessary

  • Apr 5, 2020

Mary Lowther column: The beauty of Lady Godivas from the garden

So THAT’S where my Lady Godiva pumpkins went!

  • Apr 4, 2020

Drivesmart column: Regulatory vs advisory road signs

The regulatory sign must be obeyed exactly as it is read.

  • Mar 29, 2020

Alistair MacGregor column: Responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic

This crisis has shown us just how many Canadians struggle every day to pay the bills

  • Mar 29, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

T.W. Paterson column: Friendly card game led to fatal shooting in Nanaimo

The final witness, Dr. L.T. Davis, refused to give testimony until he was paid in advance

  • Mar 28, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Using COVID-19 downtime in the garden

David will quote an old Farsi saying: “Lick up the honey and ask no questions.”

  • Mar 26, 2020

Sonia Furstenau column: Kindness, compassion, empathy essential during crisis

It is heartening to see the good work of governments at all levels.

  • Mar 23, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

Drivesmart column: Ignore them, they’ll go away

Seems to have been successfully adopted by many levels of government today.

  • Mar 22, 2020

Robert Barron column: COVID-19 changing our worlds

I expect there won’t be any return to our regular lives for a long time

Andrea Rondeau column: We all need a little downtime

With the technologies we have now at least it’s not as isolating as it once would have been.

Sarah Simpson Column: Jelly beans the key to efficient family hikes

Have you ever hiked with small children? You wouldn’t believe how painful…

T.W. Paterson column: This ‘Golden’ wedding must be the wildest wedding ever

Things really got out of hand when police had to be called — two guests were re-enacting the Civil War

  • Mar 21, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Turning to the garden and getting inventive when the unexpected happens

The recent possibility of quarantine reminds me of the blockade of the UK during WWII

  • Mar 19, 2020

Chris Wilkinson column: Defining the ‘why’ key to your goals

The reason why resolutions never see fulfillment is that people don’t consider their “why”

  • Mar 18, 2020