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Tagen Marshall of Parksville is looking to raise funds for a new specialized van. (Submitted photo)

Wolf: Parksville’s Tagen Marshall inspires others, aims to invest in himself

VIU honour student with spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy seeks help achieving big dreams

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LETTER: Many downfalls to minimum wage increase

Horgan hasn’t done his research

  • May 12, 2021
Cruciferous vegetables have four petals on their flowers in the shape of a cross. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Yes, you can eat those bits of the plant too

These vegetables include cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage and kohlrabi

  • May 15, 2021
Before you take on a pet, make sure you want to have it for life. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Editorial: A pet is a lifetime commitment

Tons of people are getting pets during the pandemic, some for the first time

  • May 13, 2021
Before you take on a pet, make sure you want to have it for life. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
An object in motion stays in motion. An object at rest stays at rest. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Sarah Simpson Column: This mother is grinning and bearing it

News broke the other day that, after months in hibernation, Grouse Mountain’s…

An object in motion stays in motion. An object at rest stays at rest. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
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LETTER: Not allowing MAID is not a ‘business decision’

‘People need a choice of places … where their own values are upheld’

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LETTER: Forestry balance can be found

‘All or none is not a viable solution’

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Letter: Ban poison rodent traps in Duncan

Do it now, before more ills occur

  • May 10, 2021
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LETTER: Duncan should control expenses, not raise taxes

Next city council must be financially responsible

  • May 10, 2021
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British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

FINLAYSON: 3 takeaways from the new B.C. budget

‘Perhaps most notable is what’s happened in the labour market since last spring’

  • May 10, 2021
British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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Letter: Earth Day clean up a big success

Shawnigan, you are truly blessed to have such helpers in your midst

  • May 7, 2021
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Letter: Climate emergency, not high school emergency

Do we want it to be a carbon spewing dinosaur the day it opens?

  • May 7, 2021
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Letters: Too bad Hamlets opposes MAID

It’s sorry that they ignore the wishes of many Canadians

  • May 7, 2021
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Expansion of Duncan Manor a good thing

The Duncan Manor development will involve some temporary adjustments

  • May 6, 2021
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Letters: Man pays for groceries

Your generosity and kindness will never be forgotten

  • May 5, 2021
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Letter: Another solution

The writer is probably as ignorant of First Nations history as I have been, until fairly recently

  • May 5, 2021
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Letter: Hire arborist, boost fines for cutting protected trees

I suggest fines of $10,000 per damaged or killed tree

  • May 5, 2021
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Letter: NDP plundering future by allowing old growth logging

Our collective actions have made this environmental crisis inevitable

  • May 5, 2021
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Drivesmart column: Give me a brake!

It was clear that none of these drivers had done a pre-trip inspection

  • May 9, 2021
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