Columnists

Robert Barron column: Why minimum security for escapees?

You would think they’d be locked up in a very secure location for a very long time

Andrea Rondeau column: A few tips for letters to the editor

priority is given to letters from members of our community

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

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Grand opening of Lake Cowichan's 75th anniversary celebrations
Lake Cowichan 75th anniversary cake is escorted to Saywell Park
Burma Star veterans, including Duncan's Charles Hoey, VC, are remembered with ceremony at Duncan Cenotaph
Quw'utsun Inter Tribal Pow Wow a celebration of culture

Sarah Simpson column: A birthday balloon horror story

I stepped over a frog getting into my bed the other night.…

T.W. Paterson column: If only I could go back in time to Mount Sicker

“That old town makes me sad, somehow; it’s so lonely.”—P.M.C, 1932.

  • Jul 13, 2019

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

Drivesmart column: Reflections on holiday weekend traffic

I’ve just recently completed a round trip from Vancouver Island to the West Kootenays

  • Jul 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Alistair MacGregor column: Unelected, unaccountable Senate blocks key legislation passed by House of Commons

It’s fair to call it the chamber of partisan political appointments

  • Jul 6, 2019

Sarah Simpson column: Overcoming obstacles, and murderous millipedes

I feel like an inordinate number of my columns have to do…

T.W. Paterson column: 1960s Victoria waterfront was a ship lover’s dream

To load the lumber and other cargoes were the Ross Carriers

  • Jul 6, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Herbs easy to grow and tasty in food

By Mary Lowther David has suggested that a childhood diet of Scotch…

  • Jul 4, 2019

Drivesmart column: Flag person: a high risk occupation

I measured a construction zone and calculated that it cost drivers a total of 74 seconds

  • Jun 30, 2019

Robert Barron column: Drownings take more of the strong than the weak

I know from personal experience that those are also the years in which people are the most reckless.

Andrea Rondeau column: Let’s move on tree protection bylaw

One of the things I did was go to Cathedral Grove.

Sarah Simpson Column: When picks are slim, almost any toy will do

Remember a while back I was telling you about visiting my grandfather’s…

T.W. Paterson column: Tags, tallies or checks: tragedy’s unsung aftermath

Poor David Griffiths and George Southcomb had made it to within 30 feet of safety

  • Jun 29, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Time for a real look at composting humanure

“Why do we defecate into clean drinking water?”

  • Jun 27, 2019