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Letter: Homeless cabin site bad idea and location

The police in Duncan have given up

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Letter: Philosophy has no place in official community plan

End result should be essentially a map of municipality showing the plan for growth and development

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Letter: Name new high school for E.J. Hughes

Naming our new high school after Mr. Hughes would complement a city street honouring him

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Letter: Fiction versus fiction

Written fiction, authored as truth, is an unknown lie impressed upon the minds of readers

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Letter: Why is aquamation not legal in B.C.?

Why is this legal in Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Letter: Better recycling and doctor services are essential

Both should come under the heading of “essential services” and be addressed immediately

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Letter: Save big cedar on 1st Street in Duncan

The cedar on First has already been topped so there is no chance of it blowing over

  • Dec 3, 2021
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Letter: Homeless addicts need 24/7 full time care

Saving lives and communities can be done but it will take courage from elected officials

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Letter: Leave the Bell McKinnon local area plan alone

This motion is far too nebulous

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Letter: Speak out about treatment of Palestinian teens

Protect children in that war torn part of our world

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Letter: Too much flooding, too little leadership

Our provincial government spends public money on PR campaigns and pretend solutions

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Letter: Hybrid vehicles the way to go

Plug in hybrids, PHEV’s have none of EV problems

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Letter: North Cowichan proposed OCP ridiculous

It should be withdrawn from consideration immediately

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Coloured lights tell us something about vehicles

Messages conveyed to others by our vehicle’s lights must be clear with no opportunity for confusion

  • Dec 5, 2021
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Columnist Mary Lowther is making her own Christmas gifts with a little help from the garden. (Metro Creative photo)

Mary Lowther column: Making gifts from the garden

Spoiler alert for my family: if you want to be surprised, read no further!

  • Dec 4, 2021
Columnist Mary Lowther is making her own Christmas gifts with a little help from the garden. (Metro Creative photo)
A Farmyard Christmas Pageant is a delightful story written by Donna Hert and illustrated by 12-year-old Carolina Vazquez. (Book cover image)

Sarah Simpson column: ‘A Farmyard Christmas Pagaent’ delights and inspires

I don’t know if Donna knows about my Christmas book mould debacle from last year

A Farmyard Christmas Pageant is a delightful story written by Donna Hert and illustrated by 12-year-old Carolina Vazquez. (Book cover image)
Look for local gifts this year for the holidays. (Metro Creative photo)

Editorial: Support local businesses this holiday season

It’s very appropriate that this is B.C. Buy Local Week.

  • Dec 2, 2021
Look for local gifts this year for the holidays. (Metro Creative photo)
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Letter: The Robin Hood of the forests — and a forest survey for dummies

Many people don’t know what the options are

  • Nov 30, 2021
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Letter: Thank you for supporting World Craft Bazaar

You took away an amazing array of handmade, ecofriendly, useful and beautiful gifts

  • Nov 29, 2021
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Letter: Anti-maskers intimidating Red Cross volunteers shameful

I am embarrassed and angry that these residents of our Valley would stoop this low

  • Nov 29, 2021
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