Letters

Premier Horgan two-faced on length of fall session

Interesting how things change when John Horgan goes to being the premier of B.C.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Political will sorely lacking on climate change

The evidence of climate change and its consequences are becoming overwhelming.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Stoney Hill blow-down harvest was very responsible

The actual logging sites have been portrayed as large clear-cuts and that just is not a fact.

  • Aug 6, 2019
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Burma Star veterans, including Duncan's Charles Hoey, VC, are remembered with ceremony at Duncan Cenotaph
Quw'utsun Inter Tribal Pow Wow a celebration of culture
Big crowd comes out to official closing of The 39 Days of July
Phillip Schneider performs in Instrumental competition

Must have leaders debate on climate crisis ahead of next election

I recently experienced first hand the fires that raged through my husband’s neighbourhood

  • Aug 6, 2019

Thanks to leaders that lead in times of emergency

Get on electric bus, treat climate change emergency with the urgency science tells us is necessary

  • Aug 7, 2019

Junkies a cancer on society

Let’s round up and prosecute these people.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Letter ill-informed on how unions work

Reasonable investigation would have determined that they are actually employees of the union

  • Aug 6, 2019

Stop treating drugs as criminal and moral issue

Many of the problems we have today with illegal drugs are the same as during alcohol prohibition.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Farmers need to get with water conservation game-plan

Does it not make more sense to water in the morning or late afternoon?

  • Aug 6, 2019

What about compulsory hospital for addicts?

Every other health problem in society is dealt with by making an effort to heal the body and mind.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Scientists can’t know what temperature was 200 years ago

I took his advice and in the conversation with myself, I asked myself

  • Aug 6, 2019

Solving the climate change problem will involve sacrifice

Individuals can stop using their cars. It’s as simple (and as difficult) as that.

  • Aug 2, 2019

Why we should be saying YIMBY (Yes In My Back Yard)

Small communities are the backbone of a nation, and big changes start with individuals.

  • Aug 1, 2019

Unbelievable how slow Cowichan is to get marijuana shops up and running

All levels of government in B.C., including our three local ones, need to get on the pot!

  • Aug 1, 2019

A moment of nostalgia with the mars water-bombers

They are worthy of being in an aviation museum

  • Aug 1, 2019

The elephant in the room: public engagement

What if the public is more educated on forest issues than is assumed?

  • Aug 1, 2019

What climate change emergency?

The weather this summer so far, has been a heck of a lot better than normal

  • Aug 1, 2019

Local politicians carbon hypocrites with flights to conference

They need a reminder that their trip per person would account for approximately two tonnes of CO2.

  • Jul 31, 2019

Useable timber should not be allowed to rot

Many areas in the Cowichan Valley suffered extensive blow down in last winter’s storm.

  • Jul 30, 2019