Columnists

Chris Wilkinson column: Nutrition key to you health goals

The Dieticians of Canada have named March Nutrition Month 2019.

  • Mar 21, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Re-pot so your seedlings don’t get rootbound

Smaller, stocky plants indicate that they probably have not become root bound

  • Mar 21, 2019

Alistair MacGregor column: It’s time for a National Clean Energy Plan

The International Panel on Climate Change woke up the world last December

  • Mar 17, 2019

Drivesmart column: Distracted driving: do you know what will get you in trouble?

You might be excused for thinking that distracted driving only applies to cell phone use.

  • Mar 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Andrea Rondeau column: A little online etiquette

I don’t want to have to ban you. So don’t make me.

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Sarah Simpson Column: Duncan Dairy Queen’s Mr. Nice takes the cake

I made a terrible mistake last Friday. I sat down and read…

T.W. Paterson column: Even historians have forgotten the Fenian Scare of the 1860s, part 1

2 years after 1,800 Fenians stormed into unprotected Missisquoi County, Fenian eyes Vancouver Island

  • Mar 16, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Transplanting outdoors will have to wait a while

It won’t be until the end of March it’s warmed up enough for garden to pass the “bare bum” inspection.

  • Mar 14, 2019

Drivesmart column: Out of sight, out of mind?

I began to wonder how often out of sight, out of mind was the way some parents operate.

  • Mar 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

Andrea Rondeau column: We will talk to other people, too

I was surprised by a call a few weeks ago from someone…

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: Deadly cargo cost Nanaimo teamster his life

The jars of nitroglycerine were secured in place by a wooden framework.

  • Mar 9, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Time to start planting greens indoors

Ancient Egyptians grew lettuce for its reputed aphrodisiac qualities

  • Mar 7, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

TW Paterson: 1900 banquet celebrated first Nanaimo Pioneers

An historian would give blood to have been present, to have been…

  • Mar 3, 2019

Sarah Simpson Column: To err is human, no H is an easy mistake

You can file this one in the “Should I or Shouldn’t I?”…