Columnists

Drivesmart column: Think ahead

There’s a four vehicle crash somewhere on Highway 19

  • Jul 14, 2019

Robert Barron column: Why minimum security for escapees?

You would think they’d be locked up in a very secure location for a very long time

Andrea Rondeau column: A few tips for letters to the editor

priority is given to letters from members of our community

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

Sarah Simpson column: A birthday balloon horror story

I stepped over a frog getting into my bed the other night.…

T.W. Paterson column: If only I could go back in time to Mount Sicker

“That old town makes me sad, somehow; it’s so lonely.”—P.M.C, 1932.

  • Jul 13, 2019
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COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

Drivesmart column: Reflections on holiday weekend traffic

I’ve just recently completed a round trip from Vancouver Island to the West Kootenays

  • Jul 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Alistair MacGregor column: Unelected, unaccountable Senate blocks key legislation passed by House of Commons

It’s fair to call it the chamber of partisan political appointments

  • Jul 6, 2019

Sarah Simpson column: Overcoming obstacles, and murderous millipedes

I feel like an inordinate number of my columns have to do…

T.W. Paterson column: 1960s Victoria waterfront was a ship lover’s dream

To load the lumber and other cargoes were the Ross Carriers

  • Jul 6, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Herbs easy to grow and tasty in food

By Mary Lowther David has suggested that a childhood diet of Scotch…

  • Jul 4, 2019

Drivesmart column: Flag person: a high risk occupation

I measured a construction zone and calculated that it cost drivers a total of 74 seconds

  • Jun 30, 2019

Robert Barron column: Drownings take more of the strong than the weak

I know from personal experience that those are also the years in which people are the most reckless.

Andrea Rondeau column: Let’s move on tree protection bylaw

One of the things I did was go to Cathedral Grove.

Sarah Simpson Column: When picks are slim, almost any toy will do

Remember a while back I was telling you about visiting my grandfather’s…

T.W. Paterson column: Tags, tallies or checks: tragedy’s unsung aftermath

Poor David Griffiths and George Southcomb had made it to within 30 feet of safety

  • Jun 29, 2019