Columnists

Drivesmart column: Should I signal?

My stock answer would be along the lines of “Will it hurt?”

  • Jun 23, 2019

Sarah Simpson column: Lizard at large, war medals found

Remember that column I wrote last month about my husband being a…

Chronicles: Nanaimo justice could be a two-edged sword

Imagine the seamen’s surprise when they found themselves inside, of all things, a brewery!

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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

Mary Lowther column: Without the bees, there are no crops

Wikipedia explains that the mason bee was named for the way it builds clay nests to lay its eggs.

  • Jun 20, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

Drivesmart column: Headlights and aftermarket fraudulent compliance markings

The “LED bulbs” now flooding the market are not a legitimate, safe, effective, or legal product.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Alistair MacGregor column: The Canada Revenue Agency wants to hear from Canadians about improving services

The purpose of the consultations is to listen and learn from Canadians

  • Jun 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

Robert Barron column: It’s good to see kids excited about education

A travelling salesman banged on our door and showed my parents an encyclopedia set

Sarah Simpson column: Daddy Day field trip to City Hall a hit

“They want to go upstairs so I made them ask at the front desk.”

T.W. Paterson column: ‘One Hundred Dollar Man’ gave us provincial park

“…the more pious they look, by jingo, that’s the time to watch the blighters.”

  • Jun 15, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019

Mary Lowther: Tips for summer garden irrigation

Some crops can be grown here with little (if any) irrigation

  • Jun 13, 2019

Carl Weber column: Tips to a healthier spine

Here are 10 guidelines you can implement today for a healthy spine tomorrow

  • Jun 13, 2019

Drivesmart column: Do you ignore your own safety when you drive?

A decade ago seatbelt use rates were about 97 per cent

  • Jun 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

Robert Barron column: War veterans are true heroes

There were even veterans of the First World War available for interviews