Opinion

BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
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Thank you to kind RCMP

The three RCMP members were exceptionally considerate

  • Nov 24, 2020
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CVRD parks staff superb

Later that day I was back in the park with my dog and noticed that the rotten step had been removed

  • Nov 23, 2020
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People trying to change the economic system in wake of COVID

Yes the 2030 agenda is a real UN document

  • Nov 23, 2020
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Dramatic reduction in park fund contribution uncalled for

Urge bringing back Parks Acquisition Fund to level where realistic ability to purchase land

  • Nov 23, 2020
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We must trust in Dr. Bonnie Henry

She is our best bet.

  • Nov 23, 2020
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CVRD must not follow Vancouver climate plan

Put a toll on every vehicle passing either north or south through the CVRD.

  • Nov 23, 2020
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Important to make sacrifices now to get our lives back

The virus is real, it’s not going away any time soon

  • Nov 23, 2020
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A new dawning of wisdom: A COVID fable

Out of the mists of time, march the Nineteen Dark Knights of the Covid

  • Nov 20, 2020
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Tough getting around during COVID for differently-abled

Town is not really set up too well in the transportation area for the differently-abled.

  • Nov 20, 2020
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Do we need a big new police station right now?

One has to wonder if a number of Community Policing Offices may be the best option

  • Nov 19, 2020
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Conservatives fighting for the working class

I remember a time when the NDP actually stood for something.

  • Nov 19, 2020
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Disposal of wastewater off the table as far as watershed management?

I cannot believe with $24 million in support — not one reference to the imminent pollution challenge.

  • Nov 18, 2020
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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Defective vehicles — a crash looking for a place to happen?

What do you do with a pickup that has only one operating light

  • Nov 22, 2020
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Chris Wilkinson

Chris Wilkinson column: Is it still time to ‘man up’?

Classically men have grown up in environments where they have been told to “man up”

  • Nov 21, 2020
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These herbs, grown under lights, should be ready by Christmas. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Making Christmas gifts from the garden

It’s not too early to get the ball rolling on presents we can make

  • Nov 21, 2020
These herbs, grown under lights, should be ready by Christmas. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Shining lights make things alright

Not so much now that it’s getting soggy, but in the weeks…

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Pumping over the weir in Cowichan Lake has been required when summer droughts threatened to run the Cowichan River dry. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)

Editorial: Funding for watershed projects, including weir, welcome

Any and all grants from senior levels of government to help with this vital project are welcome.

  • Nov 19, 2020
Pumping over the weir in Cowichan Lake has been required when summer droughts threatened to run the Cowichan River dry. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
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OPINION: Island Health doctors call on residents to ‘double down’ to slow spread of COVID-19

Positive cases increasing at a rate that causes concern for health officers

  • Nov 18, 2020
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