Columnists

T.W. Paterson column: B.C.’s most beautiful park is a dream come true

Untouched by the destructive hands of man, nature’s sculpture knows no bounds.

  • Oct 13, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Corn, beans, pumpkins and a really big turnip

I’m preparing the garden for winter.

  • Oct 10, 2018
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Cowichan District Hospital fire
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Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

Resistance to roundabouts not supported by facts

Why are roundabouts considered to be the best option? They have a high potential for safety

  • Oct 7, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

Robert Barron column: Farming breeds fascinating people

On Tuesday, I met up with Henk Schuurmans, a dairy farmer from Ontario

T.W. Paterson column: Old scrapbook is a real blast from the past

It’s Nellie Frumento’s choice of keepworthy newspaper and magazine clippings that intrigues us now…

  • Oct 6, 2018

Carl Weber column: Freedom 65 needs to be free of pain

This carrot called retirement is waved in front of our noses.

  • Oct 4, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Tips for the best compost pile

A heap that is four feet in diameter and four feet high has been shown to work very well

  • Oct 4, 2018

DDBIA column: All-candidates meeting to be livestreamed by BIA

September has been a month full of new experiences.

  • Oct 3, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

Alistair MacGregor column: New Trans-Pacific Partnership is anything but comprehensive and progressive

Comments were also received from over 60,000 Canadians — 95% against the deal

  • Sep 30, 2018

Drivesmart column: What are your driving pet peeves?

The top complaint involved space margins.

  • Sep 30, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?