Columnists

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

Do we have the right to know in Kilmer case?

When is it OK to invade an individual’s privacy for the sake of a story?

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B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

Mary Lowther column: A gardener only as good as their tools

I wish I’d paid more attention to my garden tools when I was younger.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Warren Goulding column: Do we have the right to know?

When is it OK to invade an individual’s privacy for the sake of a story?

Alistair MacGregor column: The Salish Sea – a parking lot for freighters

All the communities around the anchorages sites are now equally sharing the pain.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Drivesmart column: Why didn’t the pedestrian cross the road?

Pedestrians and drivers must know their part

  • Oct 28, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

Robert Barron column: Paul Bernardo must be kept behind bars

I was in my 20s and living in Toronto when Bernardo was committing his crimes

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Chris Wilkinson column: Good intentions are not enough

It’s certainly not a case of bad intention.

  • Oct 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

Will voter apathy continue in the Saturday civic elections?

North Cowichan’s mayor and councillors race features a varied selection

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Fear leads to secrecy for many victimized by sexual abuse in the past

Survivors need to release it from their minds in the present to complete the healing process

  • Oct 13, 2018

T.W. Paterson column: B.C.’s most beautiful park is a dream come true

Untouched by the destructive hands of man, nature’s sculpture knows no bounds.

  • Oct 13, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.