Columnists

COLUMN: A peek into the forbidden

If books were removed based on what some people didn’t like, there would be many bare shelves

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

Nature Wise: Nature photography contest opens soon

South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club nature photo contest open residents of the RDOS

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Man amazed to film shrieking lynx at close range

B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

GUEST COLUMN: In the midst of a sexual revolution

The “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” movements bring to light the sexual harassment and abuse of women

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

COLUMN: Celebrating winter with festivals

Winter festivals in Toyokoro, Japan feature ice sculptures, food, icy slides and dancing lights

  • Feb 14th, 2018

COLUMN: Love, actually

Where once saying you liked something was enough, now it has to be loved or adored

  • Feb 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC

Car insurance ‘dumpster fire’ mainly lawyer fees, neglected serious injuries

COLUMN: The challenge of a boycott intiative

Some Albertans are caling for a boycott of products from B.C.

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

A personal story on coping with grief

Stop asking what you can do to help - and start doing it

  • Feb 5th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

When your husband does something right, just enjoy it

What’s the best gift your partner has ever given YOU?

COLUMN: A crime scene in Summerland

At Peach Orchard Park, a scene was developing. At the scene, a fire truck and ambulance were set up

  • Feb 3rd, 2018

COLUMN: A sweet-smelling memory

Can a particular aroma unearth a memory with such accuracy? Apparently so.

  • Feb 3rd, 2018

COLUMN: The day the microphone was turned

A public hearing is a time to address council, not a time to speak to the audience

  • Jan 28th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

B.C. VIEWS: LNG won’t bring John Horgan’s NDP down

Green leader Andrew Weaver’s Donald Trump-like Twitter tirade is just for show

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018