Opinion

I’ll stick to voting for the principled, hard-working incumbent

Really a letter waxing nostalgic about a time chronicled by Charles Dickens

  • Sep 13, 2019

NDP is the Conscience of the Nation

Would the Conservatives give one iota of a thought to our cares

  • Sep 13, 2019

NDP on downward slide

Again, the problem seems to be Jagmeet Singh.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Thetis tower project: flawed process

The primary issue is not so much the outcome as the process.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Don’t keep voting for losers

Don’t waste your vote on parties and candidates that will never form government

  • Sep 12, 2019

Trans Mountain pipeline a taxpayer burden that should be cancelled

Please be kind to those that carry on after us and stop this nonsense now.

  • Sep 12, 2019
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Landline wouldn’t work to report power outage

This is a situation that is flawed for our emergency preparedness.

  • Sep 12, 2019

More good manners needed on road to prevent crashes

We were driving the speed limit and we got T-boned at the entrance to the strip mall.

  • Sep 12, 2019

A left turn: why it’s time to give the NDP a second look

If you’re a progressive Canadian this may be a breath of fresh air for you.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Thank you to excellent ER team in Cowichan

We are fortunate to have so many talented, hardworking, and dedicated people who are saving lives

  • Sep 12, 2019

Robert Barron column: A Canadian hero I wish I had talked to

Almost nobody was there on that cold Newfoundland day when Terry Fox started his run

Andrea Rondeau column: Bring back civility this election

It’s not clever to hurl insults.

Sarah Simpson Column: Use your smarts to slow down early holidays

It’s Friday the 13th. There’s a full moon. A rabid bat is…

T.W. Paterson column: ‘515 Boers killed at Mafeking, suicide of WM.H. Lomas’

Among his many achievements, he played an instrumental role in founding of the Cowichan Exhibition.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Editorial: Sportsplex $1 million a boon for entire Cowichan Valley

When we can bring big events to Cowichan, the whole Valley benefits.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Where do parties stand on dirty coal shipping?

Canada aids and abets this assault against the planet

  • Sep 10, 2019

Why the NDP is the best party for Canada

At home and around the globe, this type of empathetic, moral, bold leadership is sorely needed

  • Sep 10, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Time for tomatoes

This should supply us with fresh tomatoes until mid November

  • Sep 12, 2019

Editorial: Terry Fox a Canadian icon of hope and perseverance

Thirty-nine years later and we’re still running.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Candidates don’t have blanket access to apartment buildings

Candidates have no more rights than any snake oil peddler.

  • Sep 9, 2019