Columnists

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
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Lake Cowichan remembers war dead Nov. 11
All kinds of Halloween Fun at Youbou Hall
Raising the poppy flag is the official kick-off for Remembrance Day events in Duncan
Blair Herbert celebrates with his team before chatting about the election

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

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!

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