Columnists

COLUMN: Downtown Victoria welcomes you back

Unlike in previous years, tourism will not be a major focus of downtown for 2020

  • May 25, 2020

Sarah Simpson: What happens when kids make the rules

The art of learning to be together starts at a young age

QUINN’S QUIPS: Saying goodbye to Shadow

Kayla Aolick has lost her faithful sidekick

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GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Do ‘murder hornets’ pose a serious buzzkill?

David Suzuki dissects Asian giant hornet hysteria

  • May 18, 2020

ZYTARUK: Beware COVID-19’s second wave

Spanish flu offers good lesson on bowing to politics while re-opening during pandemic

  • May 17, 2020

Sarah Simpson: On the merits of Donkey Kong

Yep, I wanted my nearly six-year-old, to play video games

Mitchell’s Musings: On the slow boat to a faster way of doing things

Columnist Glenn Mitchell examines the ‘improvements’ tech has made in our everyday lives

  • May 15, 2020

Column: COVID-19 pandemic is testing global food systems

‘Just and sustainable food’ supply being threatened, says columnist

  • May 12, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

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

  • May 11, 2020

COLUMN: Maybe decent internet should be a human right

Residents of Chilliwack neighbourhood decry terrible connectivity amid a global pandemic

Column: COVID-19 conspiracy of dunces

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • May 7, 2020

OFF TOPIC: Walking the walk while talking the talk

Regular excercise with social interaction still possible – and necessary

Rickter Scale: Follicle follies hair to stay

Six weeks in, my sideburns have morphed into bats frantically fleeing a brush fire

  • May 3, 2020

COLUMN: We can do more until we can’t, so thank you for doing what you can

Sometimes it helps to just say thank you and to choose to believe that we’re doing the best we can

Painful Truth: When this is over…

What will we build, when this is over?

KITTERINGHAM: Oil too risky to be base for economy

Negative prices, low demand show we do not need oil to survive

Mitchell’s Musings: And in the world of sports today, absolutely nothing

I miss sports. Now in this world of COVID-19 – with the…

  • Apr 25, 2020

COLUMN: Education is going to continue through this

Greater Victoria school board chairs pen a message to families amid pandemic

  • Apr 24, 2020