Columnists

COLUMN: Revisiting a decade ago as Victoria celebrates 20 years of Ska

4 million tourists visit Greater Victoria each year and there’s a reason we remain despite them

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019
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Owner of Dead Beetz Burgers food truck adds restaurant on Oak Bay Avenue
Watch: Behind the scenes short documentary on Nolan Bentham making Royals roster
Day in the life of Songhees Land Enforcement officer
Mural over Oak Bay High track now underway

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Capital Region abuzz with activity for Pollinator Week

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the CR FAIR

  • Jun 8, 2019

COLUMN: Small business is downtown Victoria’s secret sauce

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

  • Jun 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

COLUMN: Canada Revenue Agency wants to hear from Canadians about improving services

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

  • May 31, 2019

COLUMN: MLA Adam Olsen pushes for changes to BC Ferries

Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • May 31, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: It’s not you, it’s me

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

  • May 31, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Ice cream can soothe even the worst days

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

  • May 10, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage