Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

MP COLUMN: Keeping plastic pollution out of our waters

Alistair MacGregor, is MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Feb 9, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: TV is my dirty little secret

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three

  • Feb 8, 2019
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Mama bear and cubs spotted in Sooke
Scorpion makes Victoria Bug Zoo its new home
Royal BC Museum unveils rare artifact for Maya exhibit
Over 2,000 students celebrate Music Monday at Q Centre in Colwood

Rickter Scale: Hanging on to what we can’t replace

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column in the Goldstream News Gazette

  • Feb 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Student Voice: B.C. should lower voting age to 16 years

Mira Blakely is a Grade 9 student at Reynolds secondary school

  • Jan 26, 2019

MOMMY’S INSIDE VOICE: Boys battle an age-old stereotype

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three.

  • Jan 25, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Farms bustle with activity even in the winter months

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the CR-FAIR

  • Jan 24, 2019

RICKTER SCALE: The silencing of the crickets

Rick Stiebel is a semi-retired local journalist

  • Jan 23, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

The arrival of the new year prompts forecasters to reflect on what…

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Skating’s secret tonic for the soul

Ksshh, ksshh, ksshh. There’s something so soothing about the sound of a…

  • Jan 15, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Cannabis assumptions have gone up in smoke

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three.

  • Jan 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Rickter Scale: Service with just a smile

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column in the Goldstream News Gazette

  • Jan 10, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

Rickter Scale: Rubber match

Love on the rebound

  • Jan 7, 2019