Columnists

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018

COLUMN: Health care in Saanich North and the Islands

MLA Adam Olsen hosting two meetings on health care this month

  • Jan 18th, 2018

MP Report: Pharmacare, housing, environment priorities for 2018

Randall Garrison offers his take on the coming year as NDP MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

  • Jan 15th, 2018
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B.C. Winter Games athletes depart from Juan de Fuca Library
Pregnant woman rescued on Mount Finlyason
Westshore Wolves Equipment Managers love what they do for the team
Juan de Fuca Curlers are ready for B.C. Winter Games

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Premier faces costly urban issues, including marijuana legalization

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Holidays a time to come together in Esquimalt

Barb Desjardins offers Christmastime options from the Township

  • Dec 21st, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: 2017 is the year of the B.C. Green Party

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on election reform

NDP joins Greens in bid for proportional representation

RICKTER SCALE: Stringing along the fa-la-las with dad

Of Christmases past

  • Dec 17th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: B.C. Liberal battle getting bitter

Front-runners Andrew Wilkinson, Todd Stone target Dianne Watts

Liberal leadership hopeful takes advantage of outside lane

Dianne Watts discusses motivation and priorities

  • Dec 9th, 2017

OPINION: Mandatory full face protection a smart move for hockey

‘I can relate more intimately than most; I lost my eye to a hockey stick in June of 1990’

  • Dec 5th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Untold stories of B.C. salmon farms

Indigenous people defend their jobs against constant protests

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Victoria could benefit greatly from federal housing leadership

Lisa Helps says National Housing Strategy could dovetail nicely into regional program

  • Nov 29th, 2017