Letters

Heavy industrial zoning inappropriate for Cowichan Bay

Tourism is our economic driver here in Cowichan — industry will never be our mainstay.

  • Jan 17, 2019

NDP wasting money on Malahat alternative report

Makes you really wonder, why B.C. once again let the NDP manage their tax dollars

  • Jan 17, 2019

Federal government committed to solving derelict boats problem

Work proceeding under the federal government’s historic Oceans Protection Plan

  • Jan 17, 2019

A bridge over the inlet solves the Malahat problem

A bypass through the watershed will probably be a no-go.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Cut down all trees near power lines

The annual pruning of trees is not sufficient

  • Jan 17, 2019

Stop dithering and modernize E&N rail line

The E&N rail line is vital to the economic future of Vancouver Island

  • Jan 17, 2019
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Cowichan District Hospital fire
Cow High's 'The Addams Family' opens Jan. 16 at Mt. Prevost School
Bus fire in Duncan
Town planner talks about new town plan to Lake Cowichan council

Private schools shouldn’t get public funding

Some of these private schools are multi-million dollar enterprises

  • Jan 17, 2019

Officials should stand behind the Lake Cowichan mayor

Remember that Mayor Peters won this election hands down.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Mayor in conflict, but town not always business friendly in the past

It seems mired in vested interests and dogma

  • Jan 16, 2019

A deeply regrettable state of affairs

These actions by the governments of both B.C. and Canada undermine public confidence

  • Jan 15, 2019

Overdose prevention site needs 24 hours surveillance

I am familiar with the many issues facing those who live or work near the overdose prevention site

  • Jan 14, 2019

Tax increases seemingly inevitable

Leeches bring forward their requests, complete with glossy photos

  • Jan 14, 2019

Jim Taylor greatest sportswriter of his generation

Jim Taylor never worked for the Victoria Times Colonist.

  • Jan 14, 2019

Open burning is burning our lungs

I have experienced better air quality in Bangkok, Manila and China

  • Jan 14, 2019

Real dialogue needed on GHG emissions

I was quite surprised by the recent partisan-style cartoon in the Citizen’s opinion section

  • Jan 11, 2019

NDP-Green alliance has also cost taxpayers

The NDP-Green alliance froze ferry fares on major routes

  • Jan 11, 2019

Cowichan Independent Living the heart of Christmas for hamper recipient

Thinking one was for my friend I chose a bag, but was told that indeed all three were for him.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Vandal-proofing Prevost memorial only part of solution

In assessing the constant damage I ask the question, is the problem universal in western society?

  • Jan 10, 2019

CVRD gives great customer service after windstorm

They were so on the ball about getting contractors and workers out to take care of fallen trees

  • Jan 10, 2019

Scheer cartoon wonderfully ironic

Beware of Scheer’s simplistic “cut the tax” ploy for votes.

  • Jan 10, 2019