Columnists

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

RICKTER SCALE: We’re all descendants of racists

Humans have been slaughtering each other since the first caveman

  • Jul 15, 2018
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Day in the life of Songhees Land Enforcement officer
Mural over Oak Bay High track now underway
'Sealand was more than just killer whales', recalls former trainer
Castaway Wanderers premier teams ready for rugby season

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Compact living doesn’t shrink quality of life

Victoria’s Lisa Helps talks about the effects of growth, change on a community

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27, 2018

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

OpEd: A speculation tax in name only

An oxymoron is a combination of contradictory words. Their use is in…

  • Jun 9, 2018

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

COLUMN: Engaging in your democracy

A foundational principle driving my constituency and legislative work is increasing public…

  • Jun 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep