Opinion

Possible N. Cowichan tax hike outrageous

The 2020 tax budget must be re-evaluated to reduce the proposed 5.92 increase.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Call to declare a climate emergency

We must, at very least, stop choking the living world with garbage.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Cowichan hospital staff add the personal touch

On the 12th of July I had day surgery here which included a general anesthetic.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Questions for scientists on climate change

The fact is that the Earth’s temperature during that era was never taken.

  • Jul 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019
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Good case for following Portugal drug model

Many of the addicts we see in our valley have undergone terrible childhood abuse

  • Jul 12, 2019

Get your hands dirty to combat climate change

I would like to suggest to these young people that such an organization could be formed

  • Jul 11, 2019

There should be after hourse vet care

I was under the assumption that vets take an oath

  • Jul 11, 2019

Reinstate the Martin Mars

his plane can drop much more water in one sweep than the heli

  • Jul 11, 2019

Drivesmart column: Think ahead

There’s a four vehicle crash somewhere on Highway 19

  • Jul 14, 2019

Robert Barron column: Why minimum security for escapees?

You would think they’d be locked up in a very secure location for a very long time

Andrea Rondeau column: A few tips for letters to the editor

priority is given to letters from members of our community

Sarah Simpson column: A birthday balloon horror story

I stepped over a frog getting into my bed the other night.…

T.W. Paterson column: If only I could go back in time to Mount Sicker

“That old town makes me sad, somehow; it’s so lonely.”—P.M.C, 1932.

  • Jul 13, 2019

Editorial: Change in North Cowichan cannabis shop policy only makes sense

The existing rules make no sense unless the goal is prohibition.

  • Jul 12, 2019

Prime minister too secretive on pipeline project

Trans Mountain is losing vast sums of money, Canadians’ money.

  • Jul 10, 2019

Your choice to have kids, pay for them yourself

Wake up people! Don’t expect the state to bail you out.

  • Jul 10, 2019

Thanks to good care, able to say happy birthday

when it comes to the crunch it still works

  • Jul 10, 2019

Transition from fossil fuels needs more than lip service

Instead our natural resources are all sold and profits sucked out of Canada

  • Jul 10, 2019