Columnists

Chris Wilkinson column: Where are you on the Happiness U-Curve?

With age and maturity, the focus turns away from social competition and toward social connection.

  • Sep 22, 2019

Drivesmart column: Wet weather driving dos and don’ts

Wet pavement alone can increase stopping distances by more than 10 per cent.

  • Sep 22, 2019

Guest column: Why “Weir” Ready: with James Buchan

This is part two of a feature series by the Cowichan Watershed Board

  • Sep 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-free ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

Robert Barron column: Where are the fringe candidates?

Make this election more interesting and informative for everybody

OPINION: Steps taken in right direct, still a long way to go for gender equality

A column from Minerva BC CEO Tina Strehlke

  • Sep 22, 2019
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Andrea Rondeau column: Reckoning coming on vaping

Those producing and selling vaping products have convinced a whole new generation to smoke

T.W. Paterson column: McLean brothers’ murderous rampage ended quietly

“Shoot! you son of a ——-, shoot! I’m not afraid of an ounce of lead.”

  • Sep 21, 2019

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Sep 20, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Making new garden beds

Every wise gardener will tell you that the best time to start a garden is “now”.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Guest column: Inheritance under B.C. Law, Part III – Challenges to your will

In B.C., a will can be challenged on several grounds

  • Sep 19, 2019

Guest column: Inheritance under BC Law, Part II — Children & Spouses

A will-maker must fulfill any legal and moral obligations to his/her children

  • Sep 15, 2019

Drivesmart column: No, the armpit belt is not legal

The belt must be worn snugly over the pelvis and collarbone, not the neck.

  • Sep 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Why “Weir” Ready: with Dr. Shannon Waters

This is part one of a feature series by the Cowichan Watershed Board

  • Sep 15, 2019

Robert Barron column: A Canadian hero I wish I had talked to

Almost nobody was there on that cold Newfoundland day when Terry Fox started his run

Sarah Simpson Column: Use your smarts to slow down early holidays

It’s Friday the 13th. There’s a full moon. A rabid bat is…

T.W. Paterson column: ‘515 Boers killed at Mafeking, suicide of WM.H. Lomas’

Among his many achievements, he played an instrumental role in founding of the Cowichan Exhibition.

  • Sep 14, 2019