Columnists

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

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Hindsight is wonderful

Let’s not Monday morning quarterback the coronavirus pandemic while the game is still being played

The Editor’s Desk: Being a part of history

For 125 years, the Journal has preserved events big (but mostly small) for posterity

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020

Victoria Report: Cache Creek remains resilient through floods

by Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart As the spring melts begin, the people…

  • May 6, 2020
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Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name
New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
Alberta opens up more businesses as COVID-19 cases decline

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

It started harmlessly enough, with pulling a few weeds, and then it just grew

The Editor’s Desk: Welcome to Sherwood

Is 1938’s ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’ the perfect movie?

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Laughter is the best medicine

The BBC-TV comedy Detectorists — witty, wise, and kind — is the perfect show for our times

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Coronavirus covidiots

Can you spot which of these covidiot stories are true and which are false?

GUEST COLUMN: Take care with non-medical cloth masks during COVID-19

If you wear one, don’t touch your face, Dr. Bonnie Henry advises

  • Apr 11, 2020

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 9, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Small screen comedy, big heart

Schitt’s Creek celebrates small towns and all those who live there, however reluctantly

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

The Editor’s Desk: Don’t give COVID-19 a free ride

Haven’t you been warned not to pick up hitchhikers?

Victoria Report: Caring for your community through the COVID-19 pandemic

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart writes about the need to work together

  • Apr 1, 2020