Columnists

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

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

COLUMN: Deadly cargo cost Nanaimo teamster his life

Kegs of blasting powder were transported by horse and wagon, writes historian T.W. Paterson

  • Mar 17, 2019

Keep your eyes open for cougars

It was the most beautiful, and deadly, beast that I’ve ever seen close up

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Mourning the loss of friends to motherhood

The challenges of becoming a mom can take its toll on friendships

  • Mar 12, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid those ‘Enron’ tattoos when naming sports arenas

Let’s consider go back to using these facilities to honour people and communities

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

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

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COLUMN: Who gives a **** about obscenities?

Do we need the asterix to cover the stark nakedness of certain words?

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

Rickter Scale: Our approach to addiction needs a fix

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column in the Goldstream News Gazette

  • Mar 8, 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

COLUMN: It’s time to stop being nice to anti-vaxxers

Mandatory vaccinations provide a simple solution to preventable illness

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

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

Mike’s Musings: I’m totally ready for spring. Wait a minute….

In which I make myself feel better about procrastinating on housework for the past four months

COLUMN: The Saanich Snarl, just another gridlock

The Colwood Crawl is passe, but what euphemism better suits capital traffic grind?

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Column: What is wilderness?

How you define it may also define yourself

Odd Thoughts: Another little white pill needed

Modern medicine protects the heart from many ups and downs of politics.

  • Feb 25, 2019

DAVE’S DIGS: Bold climate action must include jobs for oil patch workers

Ending fossil fuel addiction will require economic transformation

CRAFT BEER COUNTDOWN: Victoria Beer Week 2019 nearly upon us

Monday beer columnist Mathieu Poirier revels in this learning and tasting extravaganza

  • Feb 23, 2019

Four weather extremes in just six months a cause for concern

Global warming contributing to the full gamut of conditions