Editorials

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

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
Editorial: What will finally be enough to wake up the world to climate change?
Editorial: Somenos salmon warning ominous

Editorial: Somenos salmon warning ominous

There are multiple problems leading to this possible local extinction.

  • Jan 3, 2020
Editorial: Somenos salmon warning ominous
Editorial: Water the top story of 2019 at Cowichan Lake

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: Water the top story of 2019 at Cowichan Lake
Editorial: New Cowichan Secondary great Christmas present

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: New Cowichan Secondary great Christmas present

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

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: Allowing secondary dwellings part of multignerational living
Editorial: Green tips for gift wrapping

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: Green tips for gift wrapping
Editorial: Drivers who blow school bus stop signs need reality check

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: Drivers who blow school bus stop signs need reality check
Editorial: Consider buying in Cowichan this Christmas

Editorial: Consider buying in Cowichan this Christmas

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

  • Dec 11, 2019
Editorial: Consider buying in Cowichan this Christmas
Editorial: Slow down from holiday rush to enjoy season

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: Slow down from holiday rush to enjoy season
Editorial: New housing units for women provide needed help

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
Editorial: New housing units for women provide needed help

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: New housing units for women provide needed help
Editorial: Stay sober when you drive this Christmas: it’s in your own best interests

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: Stay sober when you drive this Christmas: it’s in your own best interests
Editorial: Officials too slow to react to youth vaping epidemic

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: Officials too slow to react to youth vaping epidemic
A smoky Cowichan sky in the winter. (Barry Boucher photo)

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
A smoky Cowichan sky in the winter. (Barry Boucher photo)
A smoky Cowichan sky in the winter. (Barry Boucher photo)

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 15, 2019
A smoky Cowichan sky in the winter. (Barry Boucher photo)
Editorial: Don’t let your road rage get the better of you

Editorial: Don’t let your road rage get the better of you

Road safety largely comes down to trusting the drivers around us.

  • Nov 13, 2019
Editorial: Don’t let your road rage get the better of you
Editorial: Remembering our past conflicts vital to future

Editorial: Remembering our past conflicts vital to future

Armistice took effect at 11 a.m. — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

  • Nov 8, 2019
Editorial: Remembering our past conflicts vital to future
Editorial: Remembering our past conflicts vital to future

Editorial: Remembering our past conflicts vital to future

Armistice took effect at 11 a.m. — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

  • Nov 6, 2019
Editorial: Remembering our past conflicts vital to future