Opinion

Furstenau’s ideas big, costly, unrealistic

Here's another idea. Let's all emulate Trudeau and show up for work for one hour, five days a week.

  • May 27, 2020

Now more than ever

Nothing should stop us from supporting local business during the pandemic

  • May 27, 2020

Animal group names, COVID funding and remembrances of Home Ec

Lorraine's weekly musings on myriad topics

  • May 27, 2020

Some tips for all the new gardeners

Brenda uses coffee grounds and eggshells to promote growth and discourage pests

  • May 27, 2020

Not really barking at the big dog anymore

Thom relaunches his column with a new more appropriate title

  • May 27, 2020

OPINION: Another world is possible as we emerge from pandemic

Nanaimo city councillor Tyler Brown says resiliency starts at the community level

  • May 27, 2020

COLUMN: Let’s celebrate tourism week

Dianna Ducs suggests we turn Tourism Week (this week) into Tourism Month. Photo submitted

  • May 27, 2020

LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake

I am writing about the current Liberal government in Ottawa and their plans to bail out the oil and gas sector. I believe that this is a terrible mistake for several reasons:

  • May 27, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: There’s always a silver lining

Stories - some of which might even be true - of people making the best of bad pandemic situations

Taking the Auspices: What’s in a Murmuration?

This is the most wonderful time of year, if you ask me. The season between the seasons, as spring evolves into summer.

Farm life: lessons learned while working from home

It's important to slow down, be kind to one another, and enjoy the little moments in life

  • May 26, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Grad parent asks province to allow drive in commencement ceremony

Good morning Dr Bonnie, Premier Horgan, Minister Dix, Minister Fleming and MLA Shypitka

  • May 26, 2020

LETTER: Friend claims dog training disruptive to ailing Pitt Meadows neighbour

Concern expressed with only 30 metres distance between a home and a proposed training facility

  • May 26, 2020

Pandemic will bring long-lasting changes to Canada

Column by Richard Cannings, South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP

  • May 26, 2020