Columnists

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Esquimalt is all about community

Mayor Barb Desjardins weighs in on the value of volunteers

  • Nov 23rd, 2017
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Victoria Royals join Special Olympics floor hockey group
Chinese New Year 2018
Our Place's annual Beauty Day
Ageless Gardens documentary series

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

Alternatives to completing Site C not pleasant for John Horgan

B.C. VIEWS: The limits of Indigenous rights

Jumbo Glacier Resort decision a harsh lesson for John Horgan

LISA HELPS: Citizens’ input needed on Victoria city budget

Various departments’ operations make up annual document

  • Nov 5th, 2017

COLUMN: A government working together

MLA Adam Olsen, Saanich North and the Islands

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Jock Talk: UVic and CW battle on the pitch Saturday

Games at Wallace Field Nov. 4 at 12:45 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Column: What’s up for November

The moon passes three pretty star clusters, a close conjunction of Venus and Jupiter, sparse meteorshowers and one comet

  • Nov 1st, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Myths of our marine environment

MLA Lana Popham a long-time salmon farm protester

BARB DESJARDINS: Academic partnerships benefit everyone

Mayor looks at Township’s relationships with post-secondaries

  • Oct 26th, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. should learn from Norway’s example

B.C. salmon farming pioneer returns from European tour

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Column: Wind and rain; preparing for a storm

Capt. Rob Kivell is the Oak Bay Fire Department’s fire prevention officer

  • Oct 24th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Horgan fumbles salmon farm threat

Agriculture Minister Lana Popham falls for propaganda

RICKTER SCALE: Nuclear chicken tough to digest

How close are Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to crossing the line?

  • Oct 20th, 2017

Suburban Wild: Muskrat and Mink, Inc.

Barbara Julien is a local writer and nature enthusiast who writes about species in Oak Bay

Flood control tips from Oak Bay fire

Capt. Rob Kivell is Oak Bay Fire Department’s fire prevention officer

  • Oct 18th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

LISA HELPS: Victoria, a city for all ages

Victoria’s mayor offers her thoughts on issues important to city residents and property owners

  • Oct 5th, 2017