Columnists

T.W. Paterson column: ‘Hunks of junk’ can tell a fascinating story

“When you pick something you wonder who was the first one to hold it in his hand?”—Gary Britt.

  • Apr 13, 2019

Mary Lowther column: You don’t need a big space to grow an orchard

“Studies show that the top branches produce more abundantly than the lower ones”

  • Apr 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: David Suzuki has become the Don Cherry of TV science

Campaign against B.C. natural gas followed Alberta oil attack

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744 (Cowichan) Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 56th annual review June 1, 2019
Colourful new mural at Whippletree Junction celebrates Cowichan Valley's Chinese heritage
Forestry protest at North Cowichan offices
Steps Ahead Performing @ Home XVI visits 'Our Island'

OPINION: BC NDP has ‘change of heart’ on LNG

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo stunned by turnaround on issue by B.C. government

Drivesmart column: We need to get at the roots of the ICBC dumpster fire: crashes

The average of 960 crashes per day in 2017: about one in 10 B.C. drivers played a part in this issue

  • Apr 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hippie pseudoscience leaks into our NDP government

Energy minister clings to urban myths about gas drilling

Robert Barron column: What makes a real hero?

The term “hero” seems to be used rather casually these days

Sarah Simpson column: This story had my brain buzzing

My son is around the same age and would not have been so calm.

T.W. Paterson column: Lake Cowichan cougar attack recalls children’s heroism of 1916

Both Doreen and Tony had been seriously mauled and would bear their scars for life

  • Apr 6, 2019

Asparagus: grow your own and you won’t have to meet my parents

Asparagus seed takes three years. Asparagus crowns will produce in one.

  • Apr 4, 2019

Alistair MacGregor column: Bill to ensure our CPP funds are ethically invested

Would you choose to support global weapons manufacturers?

  • Apr 3, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

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

  • Apr 3, 2019

Drivesmart column: Keep right except to pass: who’s more dangerous?

Left lane hogs were back in the news again this week.

  • Mar 31, 2019

Doug Routley column: Hard work by provincial government paying off as Paper Excellence mill sale finalized

The deal secures the livelihood of nearly 600 families.

  • Mar 31, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

Robert Barron column: I’m going to jail

The email is covered with CIA emblems in an effort to convey to me just how important it is

Andrea Rondeau columm: Email a look into the bowels of white supremacist propaganda

It purports to be from “neutral” tourists who have visited France

T.W. Paterson column: Father Pat Irwin and the ‘strangest procession ever’

“That was the hardest Sunday’s work I’ve ever done…”—Irwin.

  • Mar 30, 2019