Editorials

Editorial: Change in North Cowichan cannabis shop policy only makes sense

The existing rules make no sense unless the goal is prohibition.

  • Jul 12, 2019

Editorial: Rainbow flag a positive step forward for Lake Cowichan

There was a time when being openly gay or lesbian in Lake Cowichan could be dangerous.

  • Jul 10, 2019

Editorial: Concerns of Duncan neighbourhoods inundated with homeless legitimate

Nobody would want this in their neighbourhood.

  • Jul 5, 2019

Editorial: Water bodies under stress from all directions

Our water bodies and all of the life they sustain are under increasing strain.

  • Jul 3, 2019

Editorial: Duncan drug house bylaw promising

It’s been a perennial problem — drug houses operating in neighbourhoods.

  • Jun 28, 2019

Editorial: Time for action on national pharmacare plan, and what about dental and vision care?

The report calls for a basic plan for essential medications by 2022, and comprehensive list by 2027

  • Jun 26, 2019
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Editorial: Whale of a win in parliament not the end of the fight

Whales and dolphins are amazing creatures.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Editorial: Time for action on national pharmacare plan

The report calls for a basic plan for essential medications by 2022, and comprehensive list by 2027

  • Jun 14, 2019

Editorial: We have nothing to lose and everything to gain by conserving water

It’s time to start considering before you haul out the power washer for any reason

  • Jun 12, 2019

Editorial: No after-hours vet care in Cowichan is bad news

One letter writer was worried about post-surgery complications that pets may experience.

  • Jun 7, 2019

Editorial: Learning the lessons of D-Day and the Second World War

It’s a crucial date in the history of the world.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Editorial: Don’t boil your best buddy in a hot car this summer

Consider how your dog feels shut up in that killing sauna

  • May 31, 2019

Editorial: We’d like to see clotheslines allowed for all

We’d like to see everyone have a clothesline rather than the other way around.

  • May 29, 2019

Editorial: Move to shorten parking times in downtown Duncan a miscalculation

Parking in downtown Duncan is a longstanding problem.

  • May 24, 2019

Editorial: Seniors home for Lake Cowichan good investment

Many people in the Lake area have lived here their entire lives.

  • May 22, 2019

Editorial: Opioid crisis coming to a beach near you in Cowichan

Worryingly, carfentanil was detected in more than one quarter of the fentanyl detected deaths.

  • May 17, 2019

Editorial: 3 fires and counting: we need to smarten up

This is extremely worrying, and does not bode well for fire season here in Cowichan this summer.

  • May 15, 2019

Editorial: We must put the brakes on extinction crisis, if only for our own survival

One million plant and animal species around the world are threatened with extinction.

  • May 10, 2019

Editorial: Proposed pot buffer makes no sense for a small town like Lake Cowichan

We’re not going to stop children and teens from knowing that marijuana exists.

  • May 8, 2019

Editorial: We need real investment, not another transportation study

Also needed is stubborn political will to see it through

  • May 3, 2019