Editorials

Editorial: Curbing urban sprawl a laudable goal

We did not agree with the motion put forward to put a moratorium on development.

  • Jan 24, 2020

Editorial: The winds of change are blowing through the Gazette

We say goodbye to your friend and ours Lexi Bainas, who is retiring from the newspaper business

  • Jan 22, 2020

Editorial: Weather unites us

Our preoccupation with the weather isn’t something to be scoffed at, it’s something to be embraced.

  • Jan 17, 2020

Editorial: We haven’t done a great job of planning ahead

Going forward, our governments need to do a better job of taking inventory of the public facilities

  • Jan 10, 2020

Editorial: What will finally be enough to wake up the world to climate change?

How many photos and videos of disasters will it take before we stop stalling and wasting time

  • Jan 8, 2020
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Lake Cowichan has support if it wants to control jetskis on upper Cowichan River
Protesters gather against North Cowichan's development moratorium motion
Snow in Cowichan, Jan. 15, 2020
Duncan snow day

Editorial: Somenos salmon warning ominous

There are multiple problems leading to this possible local extinction.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Editorial: Water the top story of 2019 at Cowichan Lake

The first inkling that there was going to be a major problem was in early March

  • Jan 1, 2020

Editorial: New Cowichan Secondary great Christmas present

The drive to get a new high school in Duncan has been in the works since at least 2004

  • Dec 27, 2019

Editorial: How to make the Malahat safer

The road itself is not the problem when it comes to the Malahat highway, the drivers are.

  • Dec 25, 2019

Editorial: Allowing secondary dwellings part of multignerational living

On the right track allowing secondary residences and suites to be built on rural properties.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Editorial: Green tips for gift wrapping

By nature, Christmas is a time when people wind up with a lot of garbage.

  • Dec 18, 2019

Editorial: Drivers who blow school bus stop signs need reality check

There cannot possibly be anything so important that it’s worth a dead or seriously injured child.

  • Dec 13, 2019

Editorial: Consider buying in Cowichan this Christmas

You’ll find great, unique gifts, great service and the personal touch.

  • Dec 11, 2019

Editorial: Slow down from holiday rush to enjoy season

First, you have to be realistic and admit to yourself that you can’t do everything.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Editorial: New housing units for women provide needed help

The announcement that the provincial government is funding 30 new housing units…

  • Dec 4, 2019

Editorial: New housing units for women provide needed help

The announcement that the provincial government is funding 30 new housing units…

  • Nov 29, 2019

Editorial: Stay sober when you drive this Christmas: it’s in your own best interests

The numbers are, pardon the pun, sobering. The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP and…

  • Nov 27, 2019

Editorial: Officials too slow to react to youth vaping epidemic

We can’t help but think it’s a little like closing the barn door after the horse has bolted, though.

  • Nov 22, 2019

Editorial: Full ban on backyard burning a must for Cowichan

Last week we had our first air quality advisory of the fall/winter season.

  • Nov 20, 2019