Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

Andrea Rondeau column: Thrifting and donation bins: don’t muck up a good thing

I’m a big fan of thrift store shopping. I love heading in…

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Look out for Japanese knotweed
Ken Traynor asks Lake Cowichan council for sign showing water storage left in Cowichan Lake
The Hamlets development in Duncan is under construction
744 (Cowichan) Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 56th annual review June 1, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: Not all Nanaimo pioneers were coal miners

Joseph’s reputation for being able to restore antique clocks and watches spread to the Old Country.

  • May 4, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Growing corn and creating your own varieties

“Is there is a better delivery vector for butter than corn on the cob?”

  • May 2, 2019

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

Drivesmart column: Driving questions and the wisdom of Google

I took the idea one step further and searched on “drivers should.”

  • Apr 28, 2019

Robert Barron column: Distracted drivers can cause great harm

Statistics also indicate that one in four fatal crashes in B.C. are caused by distracted drivers

Andrea Rondeau column: New Citizen column will help you get bitten by gardening bug

Our Wednesday edition the Citizen boasted a gardening column for the first time.

Sarah Simpson Column: An Easter lesson from Pete the Cat

Leading up to Easter, my daughter kept pulling out the various bunny-themed…

T.W. Paterson column: Are heritage trees finally coming into their own?

Arbutus was “a significant fixture of the community and the residents have grown up with it.”

  • Apr 27, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Control your own food supply: grow out some seeds

I used to buy garlic bulbs, but now I’ve grown some out long enough to flower and produce bulbils

  • Apr 25, 2019

Drivesmart column: Liability: pedestrians and drivers turning left

Alexander Zacher was walking to work early on the morning of Oct. 31, 2014 in Tsawwassen.

  • Apr 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

Robert Barron column: Will the opioid crisis ever end?

There were 31 small white crosses placed about a half-foot apart

Andrea Rondeau column: Why the Notre Dame fire touched us all

None of us could look away from the sight of the fire

Sarah Simpson column: Hang on for the sunrise

Last weekend my son and I found ourselves alone on Maple Bay…

T.W. Paterson column: O me of little faith

Proposed new legislation is a start even if it does come long,…

  • Apr 20, 2019

Chris Wilkinson column: Practical ways to tackle stress

Twenty-seven per cent of Canadian workers claim to have high to extreme levels of stress.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Slugs, growing out seed, and tasty garden greens

How can one think of love when the forces of evil are coming for your crop?

  • Apr 18, 2019