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Drivesmart column: Producing information after a crash

The drivers of all vehicles in B.C. must carry three documents with them

  • Sep 13, 2020

Alistair MacGregor column: Prorogation of Parliament deeply disappointing

The work of Members of Parliament has been sidelined

  • Sep 12, 2020

Mary Lowther column: A new garden interlude from David

I can’t claim I wasn’t warned.

  • Sep 12, 2020

Sarah Simpson column: Scaling a mountain and life lessons

“When was the last time we went up Old Baldy?”

Letter the very definition of NIMBY

Filled with uncorroborated anecdotal stories and incorrect information

  • Sep 8, 2020

Drivesmart column: Collision with an animal, what to do?

One estimate places this number at 12,000 annually.

  • Sep 6, 2020
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Mary Lowther column: Cold frames are essential for winter gardening

A cold frame is a solid structure that covers crops to keep them warmer than the outside

  • Sep 5, 2020

Sarah Simpson Column: Coronavirus and school feels like a no-win situation

I began writing this column — not this specific one but you…

Mary Lowther column: Leaves of cruciferous veggies unsung nutritional heroes

One cup of broccoli leaves contain 100 per cent of the RDA of vitamin C

  • Sep 3, 2020

Sarah Simpson Column: Screen time offers more than meets the eye

This column is going to make it seem like all my children do is watch screens

Drivesmart column: I’ll drive if I want to

My contact with a driver like this began when I stopped a business vehicle for speeding.

  • Aug 23, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Hybrid veggie varieties can be great choice for the garden

Hybrid seeds often out-perform open pollinated

  • Aug 22, 2020

Sarah Simpson Column: U-pick a family favourite adventure

The other weekend my son insisted he join me in running out…

Chris Wilkinson column: Everything has an ending

As I sit here beside my dad, holding his hand, as he prepares to take his final breaths

  • Aug 21, 2020

Drivesmart column: Making a driving complaint to police

Probably the single most important piece of information to gather is the licence plate number

  • Aug 16, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Radishes as good as gold

Radishes grow quickly and need a lot of water.

  • Aug 15, 2020

Alistair MacGregor column: Safe supply pilot project will help save lives

Drug usage already exists within our community.

  • Aug 10, 2020

Drivesmart column: Mandatory alcohol screening

If you have to drive, don’t drink. If you drink, don’t drive.

  • Aug 9, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Time to plan the winter garden

Weeds have gotten away on me, I’ve just finished laying out my soaker hoses

  • Aug 8, 2020