Editorials

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

Editorial: Money creeping in as key factor in local elections

Increasingly, candidates also need to have a pretty substantial bank balance

  • May 18th, 2018

Editorial: Need to try something new in drug crisis

The BC Coroner Service released the number of drug deaths in March and it’s not good news.

  • May 16th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018
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Community Flower & Garden Show at Cobble Hill
16 year olds deserve the vote, says Quamichan student pushing for the idea
Lila Community Choir
Scotty Hills performs live

Editorial: CVRD affordable housing tax vital to future

A few dollars a year is a small price to pay.

  • May 9th, 2018

Editorial: Regional rec. tossed back into bureaucratic black hole by CVRD board

In this way, they never have to tell the public that they’ve well and truly ditched something

  • May 2nd, 2018

Editorial: Installing Wi-Fi in hospitals should be a priority

It boils down to a couple of major considerations: boredom and isolation.

  • Apr 27th, 2018

Editorial: Hiking, biking potentially huge for Lake area

For those kind of adventure tourists the Cowichan Lake area has lots to offer

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Editorial: Affordable housing vital for our community’s future

These aren’t deadbeats or troublemakers. These are regular folks who can’t find a roof

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Editorial: New driving test for seniors more fair than DriveABLE

It does not require seniors to use a computer program

  • Apr 20th, 2018

Editorial: Scammers out in force in 2018 tax season

Scammers prey on regular people’s fear of being hit with a huge bill

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Editorial: Are councillors salaries really that low?

There are several problems with those arguments

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Editorial: Swimming hole issue a question of respect

We can’t blame the owners for taking action to secure their property.

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Editorial: Planning key to solving Cowichan Bay’s problems

A previous lack of planning has already led to some pitfalls

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Editorial: Numbers prove need for overdose prevention site

A new needle pickup group has been busy with discards in Lake Cowichan

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Editorial: School re-opening positive news for the whole Cowichan Valley

Years of school closures, which have seriously impacted families and entire communities

  • Mar 30th, 2018

Editorial: Cape Town provides cautionary tale on World Water Day

Are you prepared? Do you know what you will do to conserve?

  • Mar 29th, 2018