Editorials

Broombusters are hoping to avoid a scenario such as this 2017 New Zealand roadside. (submitted photo)

Editorial: Time to get serious about broom busting

Scotch broom is a scourge here in the Cowichan Valley

  • Mar 13, 2020
Broombusters are hoping to avoid a scenario such as this 2017 New Zealand roadside. (submitted photo)
Editorial: Cowichan municipalities should look into in-pipe power generation

Editorial: Cowichan municipalities should look into in-pipe power generation

No mega-projects, with mega-budgets needed.

  • Mar 11, 2020
Editorial: Cowichan municipalities should look into in-pipe power generation

Editorial: Being intoxicated must not be allowed to stand as a viable defence in criminal cases

Hamnett has permanent physical damage to one hand from the attack

  • Mar 6, 2020
Editorial: Battling trash in the bush has gotten harder in Cowichan

Editorial: Battling trash in the bush has gotten harder in Cowichan

Abandoned homeless camps appearing off trails

  • Mar 4, 2020
Editorial: Battling trash in the bush has gotten harder in Cowichan
Editorial: Will Lady of the Lake be able to successfully morph?

Editorial: Will Lady of the Lake be able to successfully morph?

To some degree the lustre of a sparkly crown has likely waned for many of the young women.

  • Mar 4, 2020
Editorial: Will Lady of the Lake be able to successfully morph?
Editorial: Survey points CVRD in the right direction

Editorial: Survey points CVRD in the right direction

The top concerns residents of the Cowichan Valley Regional District have come as no surprise.

  • Feb 28, 2020
Editorial: Survey points CVRD in the right direction
Editorial: Province must step up to help with opioid, homelessness crisis in Cowichan
Editorial: Province must step up to help with opioid, homelessness crisis in Cowichan
Editorial: Traffic circles a good addition to our Cowichan communities

Editorial: Traffic circles a good addition to our Cowichan communities

There are those who grumble about the traffic circles that have been installed.

  • Feb 21, 2020
Editorial: Traffic circles a good addition to our Cowichan communities
Editorial: New childcare spaces a step in the right direction

Editorial: New childcare spaces a step in the right direction

It has been a banner year for parents in the Cowichan Valley looking for childcare.

  • Feb 19, 2020
Editorial: New childcare spaces a step in the right direction
Editorial: Panhandling signs a good move for Cowichan

Editorial: Panhandling signs a good move for Cowichan

Panhandlers are putting themselves at risk on busy roads

  • Feb 14, 2020
Editorial: Panhandling signs a good move for Cowichan
Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up

Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up

We were impressed with the response from the our local governments and emergency personnel

  • Feb 12, 2020
Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up
Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up

Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up

We were impressed with the response from the our local governments and emergency personnel

  • Feb 7, 2020
Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up
Editorial: Watercraft towing tubers up Cowichan River an absurd idea

Editorial: Watercraft towing tubers up Cowichan River an absurd idea

Why is this a bad idea? Where to even begin?

  • Feb 5, 2020
Editorial: Watercraft towing tubers up Cowichan River an absurd idea
Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense

Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense

There are times when you have to borrow some money in order to save yourself even more down the road

  • Jan 31, 2020
Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense
Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense

Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense

There are times when you have to borrow some money in order to save yourself even more down the road

  • Jan 29, 2020
Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense
Editorial: Curbing urban sprawl a laudable goal

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: Curbing urban sprawl a laudable goal
Editorial: The winds of change are blowing through the Gazette

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: The winds of change are blowing through the Gazette
Editorial: Weather unites us

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: Weather unites us
Editorial: Defining the Koksilah water problem is the first step
Editorial: Defining the Koksilah water problem is the first step
Editorial: We haven’t done a great job of planning ahead

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