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

Rickter Scale: Meanwhile back in Toronto

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Jun 13, 2019
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Memorial Tapestry for those who died from drug overdoses
Greater Victoria firefighters donate $25,000 to pediatric unit at VGH
Super Hero Bike Parade
New zipline opens at Royal Athletic Park

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

Rickter Scale: Winged wonders of the world

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Jun 5, 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

Rickter Scale: Parking lots and sail pitches

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • May 29, 2019

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

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Rickter Scale: Testing that time of our lives

Rick Stiebel is a semi-retired local journalist

  • May 22, 2019

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