Two worrying motions before council

They believe that they are in charge now and can throw out years of work done by previous boards.

  • Jan 9, 2020

Development moratorium motion must be rejected

I do not believe council are qualified to assume the roles of the municipal staff.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Pause on development makes sense

Insufficent water every summer now.

  • Jan 8, 2020
Lake Cowichan has support if it wants to control jetskis on upper Cowichan River
Protesters gather against North Cowichan's development moratorium motion
Snow in Cowichan, Jan. 15, 2020
Duncan snow day

We need peer pressure to discourage unnecessary gas-guzzling vehicles

Countries and corporations’ economies are based on unsustainable consumer growth.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Use inspection consulting firm, don’t hire employee

He claims that inspections are the main reason for his staffing increase proposal.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Green party only thinking of their salaries

Weaver made sure that he did not want another provincial election until he qualified for MLA pension

  • Jan 7, 2020

America has gone rogue under Trump

American foreign policy in the Middle East, especially regarding Iraq and Iran has been a disaster

  • Jan 7, 2020

Needless conflict spawned by assassination

Trump’s sense of exceptionalism has trumped common sense

  • Jan 6, 2020

Allowing immigrants to bring parents, grandparents will break the system

Who is going to be responsible for the medical, dental and housing costs for these people?

  • Jan 6, 2020

Closure plan now creating sediment in creek

Water turbidity is known to interfere with the ability of young salmon and other fish to survive.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Loutish conduct on the road

Recently I was on the receiving end of some of the “road rage” periodically reported in your paper.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Biblical morality immoral in modern world

Adam and Eve as described in the Genesis never existed.

  • Jan 2, 2020

Enjoying the park (or “off leash dog park”)

getting our dogs out, thereby getting ourselves out in a beautiful well cared for natural park.

  • Jan 2, 2020

Food for thought on homelessness, mental health, addiction

Two remarkable quotes (two of many) by Roman emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius

  • Jan 2, 2020

Nova Scotia mill practice raises questions about Crofton

a big win for First Nations and environmentists

  • Dec 31, 2019

Genesis not anti-feminist

The reality is that Genesis is not a moral lesson of feminism and/or misogyny.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Crusade against ‘old white men’ divides us

The reference to “old white men” is discriminatory and prejudicial.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Gypsy moth spraying should not be done

There are most definitely alternative routes to investigate. What is wrong with us?

  • Dec 30, 2019

Cycling not safe because of motorists

A licence and insurance for a bicycle? You’re out to lunch.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Cyclists are required to adhere to the rules of the road

all road users are required to follow the MVA, not just those driving vehicles.

  • Dec 30, 2019