Editorial: Deadly Mexico quake a warning

As this is being written, the death toll stands at more than 200.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Editorial: Vital to consider water as we develop

We turn on our taps and it comes out. No matter the time of day, no matter the time of year.

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Editorial: Pluses outweigh minuses for new apartment complex

We need it too much not to allow it to go ahead.

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Editorial: backyard burning a relic of the past that’s got to go

It is long past time to get rid of backyard burning within the municipality.

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Editorial: Youbou community wants pavement, not bypass

The community has spoken loud and clear.

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Editorial: So what’s the next challenge to fix our education system?

Class size, while important, isn’t a magic bullet.

  • Sep 6th, 2017
Cowichan United Way 2017 kicks off campaign with breakfast, big donation
  • 13 hours ago


Hill 60 may become new launch site for para- and hang gliding
  • 14 hours ago


Accident on Trans Canada Highway


    Lake Cowichan Trunk Treasures at Saywell Park


      Editorial: So what’s the next challenge to fix our education system?

      Class size, while important, isn’t a magic bullet.

      • Sep 6th, 2017

      Editorial: Time to try something new, like guaranteed basic income

      So how are singles, and single parents on minimum wage faring?

      • Sep 1st, 2017

      Editorial: Time to take temperature on Lake Cowichan’s Kasapi Centre

      We heartily agree with council that a decision should be made before 2019.

      • Aug 30th, 2017

      Editorial: Time for guaranteed basic income

      It is past time for the government to give serious consideration to instituting a living wage.

      • Aug 30th, 2017

      Editorial: Local governments plan for advancing climate change

      Fortunately, here in Canada, it’s not a matter of belief.

      • Aug 25th, 2017

      Editorial: Support for derelict vessel clean-up a no-brainer

      What’s to vote against?

      • Aug 23rd, 2017

      Editorial: Cowichan in a building boom

      It’s different than it was before 2008, when mega-developments were proposed

      • Aug 18th, 2017

      Editorial: Time for Cowichan Lake user guidelines?

      The Shawnigan Lake community has drafted guidelines for people using the lake

      • Aug 16th, 2017

      Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

      Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

      Editorial: Salaries not keeping up with home prices

      The entire Island is experiencing low inventory and high demand

      • Aug 11th, 2017

      Editorial: Can a solution be found to benefit all?

      It would basically mean kicking people out of town. We don’t think anyone wants to see that happen.

      • Aug 9th, 2017

      Editorial: Why didn’t the province say anything in contaminated soil case?

      Why didn’t someone from the province speak up during all the controversy?

      • Aug 9th, 2017

      Editorial: Let’s fill plates, not landfills

      Redistributing food that would usually be thrown away is a spectacular idea.

      • Aug 4th, 2017