Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Ricketer Scale: What cures you can kill you

Popping pills for your ‘condition’

  • Nov 16, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018
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Colwood resident rides spin bike for full day for Hospice
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West Shore RCMP arrest man wielding gun near Trans-Canada Highway
Youth assaulted in Langford, police seek suspects

PETER DOLEZAL: Canada’s real estate engine – signs of sputtering?

Peter Dolezal is the author of three books, including The Smart Canadian Wealth-Builder

  • Nov 12, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

MP Report: Lest we forget our own duty

Alistair MacGregor is the Member of Parliament for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Nov 10, 2018

Rickter Scale: Welcome to the ride

New columnist Rick Stiebel shares a little about himself

  • Nov 9, 2018

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

PETER DOLEZAL: Equity markets – stumbles and challenges

Peter Dolezal is the author of three books, including his recent Third Edition of The Smart Canadian Wealth-Builder.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Rickter Scale: With apologies to good Catholics everywhere

Columnist ponders whether this pope will break the persisting cycle of silence

  • Nov 4, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Date nights fail to replicate the passion of life before kids

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

  • Nov 3, 2018

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

Cultivated: Texture in the Garden

Christin Geall is an avid Oak Bay gardener and a writing instructor at the University of Victoria

  • Nov 3, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Rickter Scale: Ghoulish bride finds fun in Halloween

A new weekly column in the Goldstream News Gazette

  • Oct 27, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018