Columnists

RICKTER SCALE: Lost in an editor’s translation

Learning lessons about writing and editing

  • Dec 27th, 2017

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

Premier faces costly urban issues, including marijuana legalization

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

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

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Young Sooke gymnast leaps over competition
Sooke schools perform Grease at EMCS Community Theatre
Campers leave big mess at rural Port Renfrew campsite
Sooke inspires feature film

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

RICKTER SCALE: Hockey hopes run in hits and misses

Puck-eyed optimism often tempered by reality

  • Dec 5th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: One political coalition is plotting to kill another

NDP-Green plan to conquer rural B.C. begins to take shape

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

B.C. VIEWS: Dam decision a big test for NDP

Alternatives to completing Site C not pleasant for John Horgan