Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

Sarah Simpson column: ‘Citizen’ ad leads to coffee and then a 25-year-and-counting marriage

I got a call the other day from a kind gentleman by the name of Bill Bergen.

T.W. Paterson column: Don’t call me Indiana Jones

It still smarts that she publicly accused me of everything short of graverobbing

  • Sep 15th, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Some weeds can help us out, others need to be shown the door

Most weeds’ extensive roots help break up the soil when they rot.

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Drivesmart column: What the world is doing to get people to slow down in school zones

A significant part of the safety problem was caused by teachers and parents themselves.

  • Sep 9th, 2018
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The Porter Brothers band plays in Duncan
Cowichan Exhibition 2018
Labour Day Laketown Shakedown rocks into September
Upper Cowichan River Cleanup Day includes bottle drive

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

T.W. Paterson column: Friends couldn’t save ‘Bulldog’ Kelly from fatal fall

This cold-blooded killer’s friends in high places had helped him to defeat Canadian justice.

  • Sep 8th, 2018

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Mary Lowther column: The case for gardening without pesticides

Wouldn’t gardening be a whole lot easier if we used pesticides?

  • Sep 5th, 2018

ALISTAIR MACGREGOR COLUMN: It’s time for action on child poverty

Cowichan’s own figures, while not the worst, give a lot of food for thought

  • Sep 2nd, 2018

Drivesmart column: Where’s the information if it’s all over in less than a minute?

If you do decide to get involved, how do you find the necessary information?

  • Sep 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

Sarah Simpson Column: Boy am I walking the walk!

I am being forced to admit I’m getting older.

T.W. Paterson column: Was Columbus a latecomer in discovering North America?

For years, the collecting of colourful Japanese glass fishing floats has been a popular pastime

  • Sep 1st, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Sick of canning? Try dehydrating veggies

The bulk of my garden ripens now, so harvesting and processing leaves little room for anything else

  • Aug 30th, 2018