Editorials

Editorial: Merging of RCMP detachments seems likely

It also puts police a long way from the Malahat Highway 1 corridor

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial: Lifejackets: it’s even more uncool to die

Few people outside of young children make use of a personal flotation device

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Editorial: Announcement means full steam ahead on new Cowichan hospital

The importance to the Cowichan Valley of having a hospital cannot be overstated.

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Editorial: Sun can still be deadly even at mid-20s C

Don’t be foolish.

  • Jul 6th, 2018

Editorial: Lake Cowichan land trust idea worth serious consideration

Land is a key, and increasingly, an expensive part of the affordable housing puzzle.

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Editorial: Have a heart, let the kids play in the street

There’s a misconception that’s been growing in our society over the decades: roads are only for cars

  • Jul 4th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: Invasive plants are a big deal

Why spend money trying to keep back the tide?

  • Jun 29th, 2018

Editorial: Mesachie fire future a tough call for residents

We hope that everyone can at least go into the process with an open mind.

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Editorial: We must demand our governments stand up for supply management

Maybe if they tried it our way, they wouldn’t be in such a mess.

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Editorial: Voting in June 23 referendum on amalgamation is critical

We are concerned about just how many people are going to ultimately make this decision.

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Editorial: Forecast for watershed too critical not to do something

The Cowichan Water Use Plan was unveiled at a meeting in Lake Cowichan on June 11

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Editorial: Time has come for Malahat alternatives to be taken seriously

There have also been proposals to beef up the existing Mill Bay-Brentwood Bay ferry route

  • Jun 15th, 2018

Editorial: New ballfield names an excellent choice

For a town with a great sporting tradition, there was a lot to consider

  • Jun 13th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Editorial: Convoluted question will lead to referendum failure

First, the referendum will be done by mail-in ballot.

  • Jun 1st, 2018

Malahat crash makes argument for rail refurbishment

It’s not the first time this has happened

  • May 30th, 2018

Editorial: We must grow our ability to feed ourselves

The equipment needed for farming can be specialized and expensive.

  • May 25th, 2018

Editorial: Water and fire take centre stage as summer approaches

May has so far been exceptionally dry

  • May 23rd, 2018