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Adam Hobson

Celebration of Life ~ Please join us on Saturday, May 28th at…

  • May 10, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Going green in B.C.

‘… the transition to zero-emission transportation will require more than impressive innovations’

  • May 9, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)

OP-ED: Newspapers are not packaging

‘The dissemination of news to the public is a necessary element of a vibrant and healthy democracy’

  • May 9, 2022
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)
Kyla Decker photo by Lia Crowe

Secrets and lives with Kyla Decker

Science and medicine in skincare

  • May 9, 2022
Kyla Decker photo by Lia Crowe
Individual differences, and different environments, affect how we experience hearing challenges.

Channelling the power of AI to improve hearing

Technology has come a long way to help those with hearing loss hear better

  • May 9, 2022
Individual differences, and different environments, affect how we experience hearing challenges.
GoByBike BC Society envisions a future where everyone can experience the joy of cycling – for transportation, for play, for well-being, for the planet. Take part in Spring GoByBike Week May 30 to June 5!

This spring, return to cycling for a fresh start

More than just a bike ride — GoByBike for health, for the planet and for prizes!

  • May 9, 2022
GoByBike BC Society envisions a future where everyone can experience the joy of cycling – for transportation, for play, for well-being, for the planet. Take part in Spring GoByBike Week May 30 to June 5!

Declan Joseph Finnegan

September 7, 1953 - May 9, 2022In Loving memory ~ Declan was…

  • May 9, 2022
Untreated lymantria moth populations can cause significant damage to forests, farms, orchards and urban trees. (File photo)

Spraying planned for 402 hectares in Lake Cowichan to combat invasive moths

Moth spraying planned for 402 hectares in Lake Cowichan

  • May 8, 2022
Untreated lymantria moth populations can cause significant damage to forests, farms, orchards and urban trees. (File photo)
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: What about police officers who don’t follow the driving rules?

Police officers can be issued traffic tickets too

  • May 8, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Winter rye, mostly cut down and crimson clover cover crop, building soil. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: A covering of clover provides many useful benefits

To attract pollinators I let my cover crops flower before cutting them down

  • May 7, 2022
Winter rye, mostly cut down and crimson clover cover crop, building soil. (Mary Lowther photo)

Valerie Diane Gervais

August 12, 1938 - May 7, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Our Mom…

  • May 7, 2022
The Alfa Romeo Tonale is a compact utility vehicle that in base trim comes with a 256-horsepower four-cylinder engine. There will also be a plug-in hybrid version. Look for it for the 2023 model year. PHOTO: STELLANTIS

The Auto Sleuth: Alfa Romeo, Dodge Ram and Winnebago get electrified

Hot off the press news from the auto world

  • May 6, 2022
The Alfa Romeo Tonale is a compact utility vehicle that in base trim comes with a 256-horsepower four-cylinder engine. There will also be a plug-in hybrid version. Look for it for the 2023 model year. PHOTO: STELLANTIS
letters

Letter: Trams not feasible for Vancouver Island

Makes the mistake of comparing European cities and counties to areas like ours

  • May 6, 2022
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Letter: Let’s make the highways safer for cyclists

Let’s not wait until someone dies before we make the highways safer and more appealing for cyclists

  • May 6, 2022
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Peter and Lori Stofko Photography by Lia Crowe

Taking care of business

Denver to Victoria for Lori and Peter Stofko

  • May 6, 2022
Peter and Lori Stofko Photography by Lia Crowe

Christian Alpine Niebergall

October 21, 1949 - May 6, 2022Christian Alpine Niebergall (Chris or Butch),…

  • May 6, 2022

Dennis James Poets

December 2, 1966 - May 6, 2022With great sadness we announce the…

  • May 6, 2022

Joyce Lorraine Ryan

November 27, 1936 - May 6, 2022Joyce Lorraine Ryan of Duncan passed…

  • May 6, 2022

William Daniel Talbot

September 12, 1954 - May 6, 2022In loving memory ~ Danny battled…

  • May 6, 2022
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Letter: Time for change in how home assessments are done

My assessments have increased by 136 per cent over the last four years

  • May 5, 2022
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