T.W. Paterson

The case of the defaulting bank accountant, conclusion

Would jurors "brand as a felon, a man who [has] enjoyed an…

The 1865 case of the defaulting bank accountant, part 7

In last week's Chronicle, Dr. Trimble and two of George Cruickshank's "keepers,"…

Case of the defaulting accountant, part 5

If readers are wondering why I'm taking so long to tell the…

Victoria’s Spirit of the Republic honours Spanish war

We Canadians don't really like to express ourselves, at least not publicly.…

The case of the defaulting bank accountant

(Part 4)Now, for the first time, we understand that, upon unlocking both…

Sale of hero’s medals created an uproar in 2008

Six years ago, it was almost front-page news: how a decorated naval…

The case of the defaulting bank accountant, part 3

"I hoped the matter could be got over without a trial till…

The case of the defaulting B.C. bank accountant, part 2

"Pooh! Nothing but the signature of an insane man!" -defence counsel R.B.…

Case of defaulting bank accountant

(Part 1) It wasn't as if Cruickshank was the first citizen or…

1956 plane crash news again in 1994 when site threatened

"What really ticks me off... is that the government of the day…

Near-shipwreck is a taste of the future

Unlike this latest high adventure, help was within easy reach in 1938.Well,…

Is there taxpayer value in Canada’s search for lost ships?

"This is the moment for Canada to drop the nonchalance and be…

B.C.’s Cracroft Islands linked to lost Franklin Expedition

Last month, after 170 years, Parks Canada confirmed the discovery of Sir…

Farmers’ concerns during First World War sound familiar today

W hen we hear the term Victory Gardens, we think of homeowners…

Spokane surveyor seeks resting place for tramline builder

I must say that email can be a curse. Oh, I admit,…

This Stanley was a ghost town

It never really amounted to all that much beyond two hotels, a…

Tracing grandfather’s footsteps memorable for Gord Hutchings

What a great way to start a new season for the Cowichan…

Demolition order threatens one of Duncan’s historic buildings

(Conclusion)The gabled two-storey building at the northeast corner of Craig and Station…

Demolition order threatens Duncan historic building, part 1

The gabled two-storey building at the northeast corner of Craig and Station…

Speak now – or forever hold your peace

I've reached that unenviable stage in life where I find myself attending…