Editorials

Editorial: Be neighbourly; keep an eye on next door

There are a lot of great things about living in a small community like those around Cowichan Lake.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Editorial: No child deserves to live in poverty in B.C.

Children have no choice over whether they are poor or not.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Editorial: Drywall disposal changes raise worry about illegal dumping

We can only hope we won’t now run across it dumped in the woods.

  • Nov 17th, 2017

Editorial: Time to consider change to needle exchange

It’s time to look at instituting a needle exchange for illicit drug users in Cowichan

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Editorial: Remembrance Day about looking back to help shape a better future

Look at the world we live in today.

  • Nov 8th, 2017
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        Editorial: Winter is here: switch tires, slow down, and prepare

        With snow possible in the next few days, winter has well and truly arrived.

        • Nov 3rd, 2017

        Editorial: Tourism an important part of Cowichan Lake’s future

        The days of the logging boom are gone

        • Nov 1st, 2017

        Editorial: We’re not ready for electric vehicle revolution

        There’s no doubt about it, the electric vehicle revolution is coming, and quickly.

        • Oct 27th, 2017

        Editorial: Discarded needles the tip of the opioid crisis

        Five years ago, most people would have scoffed at the idea of needing a group to pick up needles

        • Oct 25th, 2017

        Editorial: Infilling preferrable to urban sprawl

        Infilling is almost always more desirable than increasing urban sprawl

        • Oct 25th, 2017

        Editorial: Parking study for City of Duncan timely

        Now that’s a study we can get behind.

        • Oct 20th, 2017

        Editorial: Scope of work shouldn’t come as a surprise

        We’re talking such basics as fencing, backstops and a parking lot, not superfluous details.

        • Oct 18th, 2017

        Editorial: Prevention of tragedy key for hunters, hikers

        Hunters have a huge responsibility that they must take seriously.

        • Oct 18th, 2017

        Editorial: Cowichan farming and food on the rise

        The Citizen’s new publisher was blown away that there are more than 700 farms in the Cowichan Valley

        • Oct 13th, 2017

        Editorial: Hospital’s quake vulnerability highlights need for new hospital

        We can only hope it doesn’t take an earthquake to shake loose the financial commitment.

        • Oct 11th, 2017

        Editorial: Time to be brave and vote for electoral reform

        There are other ways to elect a democratic government.

        • Oct 6th, 2017

        Editorial: Time to bring back civility to our civilization

        Most of the harassment is, unsurprisingly, taking place online.

        • Oct 4th, 2017

        Editorial: Want to place a bet? That’s what we’ve been doing on seismic safety in schools

        Not all of our schools are up to seismic standards

        • Sep 29th, 2017

        Editorial: Time to clear properties of elk hazards

        The first reports of an entangled elk have come out at Cowichan Lake, with photos.

        • Sep 27th, 2017