Column

COLUMN: For Generation X, COVID-19 isolation just something to grin and bear

Segment of society has been training for this our whole lives

 

Drivesmart: Yield to safety and common sense

Sometimes through traffic does have to yield to those who are trying to enter or leave the highway.

  • Jun 28, 2020

 

Drivesmart column: The world is my ashtray

Some people always toss their butts out the window regardless of the time of year or risk

  • Jun 23, 2020

 

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

OPINION: Even the experts can disagree

Just because an expert says so doesn’t mean it’s the whole truth

COLUMN: Let’s consider what we agree to think of as ‘normal’

The closer we adhere to these “new normal” guidelines, the sooner many will be rendered unnecessary

OPINION: Next stage requires compassion

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett’s regular column for the 100 Mile Free Press

  • May 30, 2020

OFF TOPIC: Walking the walk while talking the talk

Regular excercise with social interaction still possible – and necessary

COLUMN: On the importance of wearing pants

Having a sense of normalcy is critical while working from home during pandemic

Andrea Rondeau column: We all need a little downtime

With the technologies we have now at least it’s not as isolating as it once would have been.

Robert Barron column: COVID-19 changing our worlds

I expect there won’t be any return to our regular lives for a long time

Robert Barron column: Sealing was a dangerous job

The sealing bosses never held training sessions on how to do it properly and safely

T.W. Paterson column: This ‘Golden’ wedding must be the wildest wedding ever

Things really got out of hand when police had to be called — two guests were re-enacting the Civil War

  • Mar 22, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

COLUMN: Adoption doesn’t need to be something to keep hidden

It took me many years to openly discuss this part of my life, says reporter Nicholas Pescod

Remembering Hammy Gray, the B.C. ‘hick’ turned daredevil wartime flyer

BC Aviation Museum is out to host a memorial monument for Canada’s last Victoria Cross

  • Mar 15, 2020

Editorial: Reason, not panic is what is needed in our approach to COVID-19

There is no sense in rushing out and filling multiple carts full of toilet paper and pasta

  • Mar 12, 2020

Robert Barron column: It’s time to rattle some cages in Victoria

Cowichan got $66,000 in overdose response funding last year, down by a third from previous year

Grant: Confusion just a sign of the changing times

If rolling the clocks ahead is troublesome enough now, imagine life next year in the Kootenays.

COLUMN: Drivers are just getting worse

The advent of self driving cars can’t come fast enough