David Suzuki: March for science, march for Earth Day, march for humanity!

Those determined to advance industrial interests over all else often attack science.

  • Apr 23rd, 2017

T.W. Paterson: Move over margarine, butter is back!

As early as the 1880s, margarine was reviled as “counterfeit butter.”

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

People remember how you make them feel

We are creatures of emotion and our strongest memories are those attached to strong emotions.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Are you ready for humanure?

Australians who were faced with this prospect used the only resource available — their own humanure.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

These star-crossed lovers mixed business with pleasure

Gouffe’s body was recovered days later although police didn’t immediately link him to the couple

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Drivesmart: Measuring vehicle speed with laser

Lidar sends out a train of laser pulses in a tight beam

  • Apr 17th, 2017
Nanaimo's Sunshine and Shadows join the show in Duncan


Raised Fourth are a talented rock band with their eyes on the prize


Eric's Basement may be young but they are aiming to go places


Building Lake Cowichan section will move the Vancouver Island Spine Trail even closer to completion


David Suzuki: Citizen science and genetic testing yield positive results

Since I started working as a geneticist in the early 1960s, the field has changed considerably.

  • Apr 16th, 2017

David Suzuki: Marine protected areas are one piece of a complex puzzle

The federal government recently created two marine protected areas in the Pacific region

  • Apr 16th, 2017

Famed author and sportsman feared neither man nor beast

“There never was and never will be another Warburton Pike…”—friend R.E. Gosnell.

  • Apr 15th, 2017

Dig in: Rain or shine, it’s time to dig in

The first thing I’m going to do is check over the clear plastic I laid last fall

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Cowichan’s contribution to the victory at Vimy Ridge

A week later, the Cowichan Leader predicted, “their deeds will live as long as world endures…”

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Drivesmart: Make way to give way

Sirens! I’m being overtaken by an ambulance on the way to a call.

  • Apr 10th, 2017

British Columbia Chonicles: A second body found at Royal Oak

“Across the throat was a deep, jagged gash which had completely severed the arteries...”

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Forest policies need to add up

China is buying a lot more lumber than logs

Forest policies need to add up

China is buying a lot more lumber than logs

David Suzuki: Welcome to the 21st century: Brighter times or a new Dark Age?

If you own a smartphone, you have more computing power than NASA scientists in 1969!

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

T.W. Paterson: Not every skeleton is in a closet

There’s nothing like a body or old bones to spark a mystery.

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Drivesmart: But I didn’t know!

We live in an age of readily accessible information

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Sonia Furstenau: Setting the record straight on soil fight

We were a community that had been ignored by a process that was a failure

  • Mar 29th, 2017