Editorials

Editorial: Hate and violence over Teddy trial appalling

We read the comments on our story about Seymour’s appeal and were appalled

  • Mar 15, 2019

Editorial: Low water levels in Cowichan Lake worrying

This is the time of year when the lake is usually filled to capacity and beyond.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Editorial: Malahat Skywalk has exciting potential for Cowichan Valley

We can see tourists flocking to such an experience.

  • Mar 8, 2019

Editorial: Drug website good step for triage

That’s why a new website (www.cvdopealerts.ca) is a really good idea.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Editorial: Budget time: don’t freak out immediately

It’s important to find out where in the budgeting process that local council is.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Signs of progress

We’re showing some signs of progress in decreasing poverty

  • Mar 1, 2019
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Editorial: The facts speak for themselves: get vaccinated

People need to take a serious look at the effects of measles: loss of hearing, death

  • Feb 27, 2019

Editorial: RCMP have their focus in the right place: drugs

There’s a lot of money involved in illegal drugs; some are doing very well off the misery of others.

  • Feb 22, 2019

Editorial: Do you know what to do if faced with medical emergency?

Would you even know that they needed help?

  • Feb 20, 2019

Editorial: Invasive species a problem that didn’t need to be

You see, parrot’s feather didn’t just naturally sprout in the area.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Editorial: A few winter driving pet peeves

No matter how nice it is outside in January, we can’t count…

  • Feb 13, 2019

Kaatza Lakeside Players a legacy worth preserving

The popular theatre group has been putting on productions in Lake Cowichan since 1985

  • Feb 13, 2019

Editorial: Duncan cutting off its nose to spite its face with unilateral funding cut

It’s well worth the $30,000 the City of Duncan contributes annually.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Editorial: Barriers to get beyond emergency shelter

Ideally, folks using the homeless shelters will move on to more sustainable housing situations.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Editorial: Forest Discovery Centre needs our help after devastating storm

After trees came down, the repair work must begin on important Valley attraction

  • Feb 1, 2019

Editorial: Cowichan Lake’s critical eye on emergency preparedness a must for the future

The rest of the Cowichan Valley can learn from what Cowichan Lake has done here.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Vast Cowichan childhood poverty stats a wake-up call

These children did not ask to be born into poverty.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Editorial: Downtown Duncan facing crime, drugs, littering epidemic; we must all be part of the solution

There are more of us than there are of those creating the problems.

  • Jan 25, 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 23, 2019

Editorial: We don’t think enough about our impacts on the world

Six eagles were killed, and six others were sickened after being poisoned.

  • Jan 23, 2019