Opinion

The truth about masks is getting out

I cannot believe what I am reading!

  • Apr 4, 2020

CITIZEN’S INK: Striving to be a hero during COVID-19 pandemic

Easier to be a hero in short spirts, but we might have to prep for more of a long-term gig

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth

All humans were created only once.

  • Apr 4, 2020

Mary Lowther column: The beauty of Lady Godivas from the garden

So THAT'S where my Lady Godiva pumpkins went!

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTER: More pedestrians out, so please drive safely

Pleading with motorists to slow down and to ensure everyone makes it through this challenging time

  • Apr 4, 2020

A time of crisis is a time to work together

By Keith McNeill

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19

Hand washing and social distancing are only part of the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts

The utter indifference by all levels of government to the well-being of our senior citizens during this COVID-19 pandemic is a national disgrace. It proves beyond a doubt that systemic ageism is deeply entrenched in our halls of power.

  • Apr 4, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Trying something new can help

In this time of stress, change helps overrides negative feelings by tricking nervous systems

  • Apr 4, 2020

Forestry Ink: Introduced, not invasive species

Columnist Jim Hilton writes about animals that are considered invasive

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTER: Grateful to be Canadian during this crisis

Minor inconveniences are saving many of us north of the 49th Parallel from the horrors of this virus

  • Apr 4, 2020

Odds n’ Sods: COVID-19 from a traveller

Elaine Nyeholt's column for the Haida Gwaii Observer

  • Apr 4, 2020

COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19

Is the curve being flattened? data on hospitalizations provides a crucial answer.

LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry

Here's a variation on My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean which I wrote for Bonnie Henry:

  • Apr 3, 2020

LETTER: Homeless being left behind in fight against COVID-19

On March 29 our Prime Minister sent out a tweet: "COVID-19 is having an impact on people right across the country - but we know that some communities are more vulnerable to its impacts than others. So here's what we're doing to help the most vulnerable and make sure no one gets left behind."

  • Apr 3, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: We mammals are in this together and will thrive together

An Albion meditation and mindfulness instructor suggests how we can navigate these chaotic times

  • Apr 3, 2020

Column: Good food at farmers’ markets an essential service during pandemic

Local resilience and sustainability are the only lifeline, says columnist

  • Apr 3, 2020

MP REPORT: Responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic

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

  • Apr 3, 2020

LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19

With the coronavirus now dominating all media and all discussion, we risk forgetting about the much larger crisis posed by climate change.

  • Apr 3, 2020

Ranch Musings: Our mental health and well-being in these times

Columnist David Zirnhelt writes about ranching during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 3, 2020