Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: China a better partner than U.S.

B.C. is slowly winning the softwood lumber war

Column David Suzuki: Site C exposes economic folly of flooding farmland

B.C.’s government must decide whether to continue work on the Site C dam.

  • Nov 19th, 2017

Column T.W. Paterson: A veteran’s take on Remembrance Day 1941

“We pause for two minutes and we lay wreaths, but what are those in the balance?”

  • Nov 18th, 2017

Column Drivesmart: Maintaining a safe following distance

I try very hard to maintain at least a two second following distance when I drive.

  • Nov 18th, 2017

Column: Free with purchase: glasses with your alcohol?

One company offered a handy travel case to store your tampons in.

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        Column T.W. Paterson: From the National War Memorial to a single dollar bill

        “If only this bill could talk, what a tale it could tell.”—Bertha McHattie.

        • Nov 16th, 2017

        B.C. VIEWS: Dam decision a big test for NDP

        Alternatives to completing Site C not pleasant for John Horgan

        Column David Suzuki: U.S. climate report leaves little room for doubt

        It’s odd a major U.S. government climate report released Nov. 3 didn’t receive more media attention.

        • Nov 12th, 2017

        Column Drivesmart: The lost art of making a lane change

        You should see the entire front end of the vehicle you just passed in your centre rear view mirror

        • Nov 11th, 2017

        Column: From Cowichan to Virginia: having a big voice

        Sometimes I wonder if we’re just shouting into the void.

        Column Drivesmart; It’s still drivable!

        My preferred method of dealing with drivers like these was the Notice & Order.

        • Nov 8th, 2017

        B.C. VIEWS: The limits of Indigenous rights

        Jumbo Glacier Resort decision a harsh lesson for John Horgan

        Column David Suzuki: Government for the people, not fossil fuel corporations

        I consider voting a privilege and a responsibility.

        • Nov 5th, 2017

        Column T.W. Paterson: Big changes afoot at iconic Fairburn Farm

        Charles Doering was the quintessential gentleman farmer who kept a good stable of fine horses

        • Nov 4th, 2017

        Column: Maybe Halloween’s not so bad after all

        We made it to maybe 18 houses in all, not bad for a pre-schooler and a toddler.

        Column: CVRD doing the right thing taking budget items to the public

        I fall somewhere in the middle of the “no more expenditures” and “pay for everything now” spectrum

        Column T.W. Paterson: Alistair Forbes got even, not mad

        The con man tried to run but Forbes, a rugby player in his youth, “brought him down”

        • Oct 31st, 2017

        B.C. VIEWS: Myths of our marine environment

        MLA Lana Popham a long-time salmon farm protester