Opinion

Partnerships, education needed to improve river safety

Any effective campaign needs to include promotion, communication, education, enforcement

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Lead and generous hours problems with shooting range

The CFGC by comparison allows: 71 hours of which 63 hours is centerfire

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Time to transition off fossil fuels

Global warming is real and getting worse.

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Responders to my letter missed my point

I didn’t address clerical or religious abuse since that wasn’t the topic of my letter

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Time to face facts…the oil is not the problem, part 2

It’s a never ending perpetual circle of increasing growth

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Editorial: Merging of RCMP detachments seems likely

It also puts police a long way from the Malahat Highway 1 corridor

  • Jul 18th, 2018
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New transit facility
Fashion sizzles in Duncan
Duncan Day means downtown is a happening place
Woodworker

Siebring disingenuous about neighbourhood associations

neighbourhood, stewardship and community groups can reflect a great many of the voices of members

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Education, enforcement needed for recycling

New programs such as recycling potato chip bags are commendable, but require more public education

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Common sense lacking in RCMP amalgamation idea

With added wings and rocket power, these cruisers could be sent up from the new launch pad.

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Elders Gathering a big success

Two thumbs up to the Cowichan Tribes for a job well done hosting the 42nd Annual Elders Gathering.

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Many offers of help after breakdown on Circle Route

While pushing my scooter, within 10 minutes no less than five vehicles stopped to offer assistance.

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Trump uncouth with Queen

How ignorant can Trump get?

  • Jul 16th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Time to recognize importance of environment

Surely there can be no more important work for legislators than to protect the air we breathe

  • Jul 12th, 2018

Doesn’t make sense to build ferries in B.C.

The last three B.C. ferries built overseas cost $200 million.

  • Jul 12th, 2018

Chemainus is changing to a younger demographic

This little town is busting at the seams and changing quickly.

  • Jul 12th, 2018

Drivesmart column: No playing in the street!

The residential street we lived on was treated as an extension of the front yard

  • Jul 15th, 2018

Andrea Rondeau column: In the face of rumours, we stick to the facts

It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and the adrenaline of a breaking story

Sarah Simpson column: A year of looking up

Really though, the positive feedback I’ve received has been incredible.

T.W. Paterson column: From ‘Old Dobbin’ to ‘King Gasoline’ — to bust

The late Jack Fleetwood loved to tell how he and his brother Doug bought six used cars — for $10!

  • Jul 14th, 2018