Opinion

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

  • Nov 17, 2019

Smoke complainers are urbanites against rural folks

We don’t have back yards. We have acreages that are treed.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Creepy car incident brings thoughts of safety of First Nations members

My mother is a Coast Salish elder who commutes through North Cowichan on a regular basis

  • Nov 15, 2019

Be bold to solve homeless problem

One remedial action would be to co-opt the empty Rona building and outfit it as a homeless shelter

  • Nov 14, 2019

Alistair MacGregor column: Getting ready for a new term in Ottawa

Environmental justice will not be successful unless we also tackle economic and social justice.

  • Nov 17, 2019

Drivesmart column: We’ll see you when you turn 80!

Sometimes I think that our system is designed to keep us in the driver’s seat.

  • Nov 17, 2019
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Raising the poppy flag is the official kick-off for Remembrance Day events in Duncan

Why “Weir” ready: with Chris Morley

Why “Weir” Ready This is the final piece of five of a…

  • Nov 17, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Holiday weekend delivers letters

It occurred to me that this was just giving me a taste of what Santa must go through every year.

Sarah Simpson Column: Kids’ Christmas is going to the dogs

I enjoy long weekends because of the extra family time they offer,…

T.W. Paterson column; ‘We are looking for the hangman, me dear’, part 3

Sally stayed with the canoe as lookout as Quomlet and Johnny disappeared into a copse of trees

  • Nov 16, 2019

Editorial: Full ban on backyard burning a must for Cowichan

Last week we had our first air quality advisory of the fall/winter season.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Surely we can find a way to co-exist with sea lions

ould a sea lion friendly refuge be built, perhaps closer to the Nature Centre in Hecate Park?

  • Nov 13, 2019

Traffic argument against Rona for police use hogwash

Surely, he could have taken the time to drive by the Rona property before making his comments

  • Nov 13, 2019

High gas prices aimed at discrediting carbon tax

The fossil fuel corporations want to discredit that to aid the right wing political view

  • Nov 13, 2019

The track: when they go low, we go high

The decision made following the hearing will impact the extraordinary gift of this beautiful Valley

  • Nov 13, 2019

Conflicting authority on Lewis Street accomplishes nothing

Bylaw and security and police all sending different messages to these people.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Thank you to reporter for factual Motorsport story

Everyone has an “opinion”, which often comes from a place void of understanding.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Take a stand against Motorsport expansion on environmental grounds

it is a battle between the citizens of North Cowichan and VIMC

  • Nov 13, 2019

Ruminations on war, part 2

Today, a very different scene presents itself as warfare, that of greed, with much machination.

  • Nov 13, 2019