Columnists

Andrea Rondeau column: Planning election coverage

Writing individual profiles on each of the candidates nearly killed us

Editorial: Referendums threaten to get lost in election shuffle

Most people’s default position is, understandably, “don’t raise my taxes”.

  • Aug 17th, 2018

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

Robert Barron column: Let’s hope cancer can be beaten

The medical community has been astounded by the results

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

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Can't erase history by tearing down statues: McKenna
Toronto gets $25 million from Ontario to fight gun violence
Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island

Going the extra kilometre on Peruvian adventure

Mudslide puts train trip off track and requires some extra walking

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Andrea Rondeau column: Summertime means air conditioning wars

Mostly I just hate having to feel like I need a parka in July when someone cranks the AC up at work.

The sound of sirens isn’t pleasant in Chemainus, Crofton

Too much crime in the region this year needs to be stamped out

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Finding the right Fitness Program for You and the Progress You Seek

Start small once you’ve set the desired goal

  • Jul 21st, 2018

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

T.W. Paterson column: From ‘Old Dobbin’ to ‘King Gasoline’ — to bust

The late Jack Fleetwood loved to tell how he and his brother Doug bought six used cars — for $10!

  • Jul 14th, 2018

The pros and cons of differing personalities

Being a one-way or two-way person stems from involvement

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

Coral-encrusted chariot wheels and axles among the amazing Bay of Aqaba finds

Part 2: Science does not contradict Biblical records

  • Jul 7th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?