Editorials

Editorial: Looking back at windstorm helps us prepare for next time

BC Hydro says it was the most destructive storm in its history

  • Jan 16, 2019

Editorial: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

We favour options that offer regular alternatives, not just a crash bypass.

  • Jan 11, 2019

Editorial: Our top 5 stories from the Lake in 2018

A few stories really stood out.

  • Jan 9, 2019

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Editorial: 2018 a year of weighty subjects in Cowichan

One story this year captured the imagination of Cowichan residents like no other

  • Jan 2, 2019

Editorial: PR referendum result unsurprising

In Cowichan the announcement was muted by the windstorm and the power outages that resulted from it.

  • Dec 28, 2018
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Editorial: Christmas shines light on how many in Cowichan are in need

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

  • Dec 26, 2018

Editorial: Disparaging dikes/pumping system as a failure unfair, untrue

No, we didn’t spend millions on nothing.

  • Dec 21, 2018

Editorial: Need to encourage, not discourage transfer to green power

It’s frankly stupid to be generating much-needed power, but our utility won’t accept it.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Editorial: Investing in public transportation infrastructure only makes sense

First, public transit is key to limiting our environmental footprint.

  • Dec 14, 2018

Editorial: Permanent state of drug crisis is unacceptable

No indication that the opioid crisis is waning says that what we’re doing isn’t working.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Editorial: Shop locally this Christmas, it’s part of what community is all about

There are a plethora of awesome gift ideas from local businesses in the Cowichan Valley.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Editorial: Government needs to fix crazy passport Catch-22

Will the Canadian government be Scrooge before or after his ghostly visitations?

  • Dec 5, 2018

Editorial: Situation dire for Cowichan residents looking to rent

the vacancy rate in B.C. is a tiny 1.4 per cent

  • Nov 30, 2018

Editorial: Time for reconsideration now that we’re at naming crossroads

Time’s up for the “Island Savings Centre” moniker

  • Nov 23, 2018

Editorial: New Lake Cowichan town hall decision worth serious time, study

Lake Cowichan’s new mayor and town council have a big decision to make right off the bat.

  • Nov 21, 2018

Editorial: Speed cameras would slow people down on the Malahat

When we say strong support, in this case we mean 70 per cent in favour

  • Nov 16, 2018

Time to reduce speed limit on Highway 18?

the speed limit is set as the maximum safe velocity for good weather, in daylight.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Editorial: We must do a better job of remembering

Extremist right wing parties and outright fascists are once again building strength and support.

  • Nov 9, 2018