Editorial: Shop locally this Christmas, it’s part of what community is all about

There is a plethora of awesome gift ideas available from businesses close to home

  • Dec 14, 2018

EDITORIAL: Yes, Ben Isitt, there is a Santa Claus

It’s not often that a politician finds themself in hot water for…

  • Dec 13, 2018

T.W. Paterson column: Bill Barlee: Man with the golden touch

“…he built a life’s work that allowed him to walk the boardwalks of history and the halls of power.”

  • Dec 12, 2018
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Rickter Scale: A date with spontaneous expiration

Beware the bottle of Caesar salad dressing tucked away on the back of the shelf

  • Dec 10, 2018

DAVE’S DIGS: Even oil companies admit that CO2 emissions cause climate change

It’s often a futile task to argue with those who continue to…

What is happening to our beloved Christmas?

Trying not to offend minority groups or naysayers going too far

  • Dec 8, 2018

COLUMN: Beware of fake plastic creeds

According to these studies’ logic, we should be ditching our jeans for disposable single-use clothes

Odd Thoughts column: Joy interpreted through muted colour

I hope the Christmas lights illuminate the first time they are plugged in.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Linen closet superhero

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column written by a local mother of three

  • Dec 6, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

Editorial: Situation dire for Island residents looking to rent

Vacancy rate in B.C. is a tiny 1.4 per cent

  • Dec 5, 2018

Robert Barron column: Exciting work at ancient native village

I can’t wait to visit Ye’yumnuts when all the work is done.

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

COLUMN: How I became a Movember Man

Since about 2007, Movember has reminded men in Canada to get checked.…

  • Dec 2, 2018

Editorial: Time for final decision on Island rail was years ago

As it has skilfully managed to do for many years now, the…

  • Nov 30, 2018

Editorial: The Speaker shouldn’t be an MLA

Regardless of electoral reform, it’s time to reconsider how the Speaker is elected

Editorial: Should we be selling the naming rights to our community centres?

Why let a corporation come in and take all the glory for something that the community built?

  • Nov 28, 2018

Editorial: Enjoy well-lit and warm homes, and do so safely

Nov. 24-30, is National Home Fire Safety Week in Canada