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Letter: Time to address water quality in Quamichan Lake

That means a full, legal stop to feeding nutrients to the toxic blue-green algae

  • Jul 30, 2021
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Letter: Save Centennial Park

Sign the petitions, write letters to the mayor and council

  • Jul 30, 2021
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Letter: Destruction of cross wrong

It cannot be justified

  • Jul 30, 2021
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Letter: Hire someone to sort recyclables

Forget the current unworkable system

  • Jul 30, 2021
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Letter: Canadian content rules just encourage poor quality

If it is good, people will consume it. If it is not, they won’t

  • Jul 30, 2021
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Letter: Singh misrepresents Conservative accomplishments

Conservatives can point to many victories during the last sitting

  • Jul 30, 2021
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Letter: White collar criminals are economic domestic terrorists

This is at best a total farce and at worst a total miscarriage of justice

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Letter: Excellent work done at Cowichan Hospital

From the gal who greeted us, to registration, X-ray techs

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Letter: We must preserve, increase Canadian content

Government inaction and domination of big foreign players is killing Canada’s news industry

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Letter: Time for logging protests to stop

Lawlessness is escalating at Fairy Creek with illegal tree falling

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Letter: More green space, not less

The heat dome showed us the huge value of the cooling effect of parks

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Letters: Art exhibition story inspiring

Many of my friends practice Falun Dafa

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Letter: What we’re not taught in school

There’s a reason why we’re not taught the secrets of the central bankers in school

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Gymnast Simone Biles answers a question during an interview after a training session Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)

Elliott: ‘We can all learn from her courage’: Simone Biles not alone in mental health struggle

It’s worth paying attention to people who best understand what Olympic gymnastic star is confronting

Gymnast Simone Biles answers a question during an interview after a training session Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)
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Drivesmart column: Intersection camera tickets and penalty points

As of Sept. 1, 2018 it’s no longer possible for owner to nominate driver to deal with the ticket

  • Aug 1, 2021
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Robert Barron column: Olympics have put a spotlight on Quamichan Lake, but what about the algae?

No amount of advertising dollars could put such a great spotlight on the Cowichan region

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These are mason/blue orchard bee houses we inherited with our house. The one on the right probably produces more females because it’s deeper. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Tricks to attract pollinators to the garden

With 80 fruit trees the effort of attracting a few 100 bees may be daunting, but worth the attempt

  • Jul 31, 2021
These are mason/blue orchard bee houses we inherited with our house. The one on the right probably produces more females because it’s deeper. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson
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Japanese knotweed plants are pretty, like broom, but are just as relentlessly invasive. (Contributed)

Editorial: Forethought vital in our future fight against invaders

Nowhere is that more evident than when we look at the problems we’re having with invasive species

  • Jul 29, 2021
Japanese knotweed plants are pretty, like broom, but are just as relentlessly invasive. (Contributed)
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Letter: Calling logging ‘sustainable’ doesn’t make it so

New Zealand stopped logging old growth 20 years ago!

  • Jul 26, 2021
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