T.W. Paterson

Sinking of passenger liner sparked anti-German sentiment

"Common sense and restraint were never more needed than they are today."…

How Cowichan marked V-E Day

Wednesday, May 6, a week ago today, was the 70th anniversary of…

Conditions at CDH ‘sad’

Chemainus - I, too, hope that there are no repercussions towards Abi…

Smouldering resentment becomes murder in the woods

Bloodhounds brought in from Lake Cowichan also failed to find him because…

B.C. mapmakers have been unkind to coal mining Dunsmuirs

One might think that they've been deliberately snubbed.I 've mentioned before the…

No brotherly love for the Salvation Army in early Nanaimo

Peace was all but restored when one of those in attendance discovered…

Jim Kerrone began working in the woods at the age of 12

You can find real treasure in old newspapers. In this case, it's…

Flood waters have obliterated site of prospector’s grave

As Dan Clarke raced back to town for his medicine, Archie, alone…

What stories Victoria’s old burial ground tells

I've visited many cemeteries throughout southern B.C. in my travels and this…

Few British Columbia ghost towns have lived up to my expectations

Having grown up with American magazines and television, I'd been enthralled by…

The fathers of the Cowichan Exhibition

Long known as the Cowichan Fall Fair, it's alive and well and…

For sale: A Cowichan Valley hero’s homestead on the market

If ever you've wanted to own a Cowichan Valley home with history…

An ode to the typewriter

Last August, Victoria's last surviving typewriter-repair shop closed its doors. That set…

Duncan City Hall clock is about to celebrate a century of service

There's a very significant birthday coming up in Duncan. As of midnight,…

Christmas a century ago, with war started, was subdued one

Christmas 1914 was a Christmas like none before it. The world was…

The Causeway (Sloedam) battle, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 1944

(Conclusion) 'I think that my experience of taking part in the Causeway…

The Causeway (Sloedam) battle, Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 1944, part 5

'I think that my experience of taking part in the Causeway battle…

The Causeway (Sloedam) battle, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 1944, part 3

'I think that my experience of taking part in the Causeway battle…

The Causeway (sloedam) Battle, Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 1944, part 1

"I think that my experience of taking part in the Causeway Battle…

I’ve enjoyed some memorable interviews over the years

For several years I was privileged (I realize now) to have been…