Opinion

Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Yellow ribbons mean the crash has been checked

If you come across a vehicle in the ditch, please be alert for this bright yellow tape

  • Nov 20, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Sometimes history is not exactly as it’s written

Coin draws into question just when Europeans first started settling North America’s east coast

Robert’s column
Witloof chickory harvested, trimmed and stored in coconut coir. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Giving witloof chicory another go

I decided to try replanting the roots to see if they got bigger this year

  • Nov 19, 2022
Witloof chickory harvested, trimmed and stored in coconut coir. (Mary Lowther photo)
If there’s one thing you don’t want crawling up your leg, it’s this thing. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Sarah Simpson column: Family chaos creates the moments we remember

Do you remember a while back when I wrote about my son’s…

If there’s one thing you don’t want crawling up your leg, it’s this thing. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Cowichan’s wild places are also at risk, not just the far-flung Amazon rainforest. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)

Editorial: Biodiversity loss not just about saving the Amazon

How many marshes have we filled in and plopped housing and commercial developments on?

  • Nov 17, 2022
Cowichan’s wild places are also at risk, not just the far-flung Amazon rainforest. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)
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Letter: Municipal forest worth more standing

Even in its best years the MFR earns less than 1% of the overall revenue that the MNC generates

  • Nov 15, 2022
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Letter: Thank you for meal

Forever grateful to our unknown

  • Nov 15, 2022
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Firefighters hose down the PQB News offices on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Michael Briones photo)

WOLF: Massive Parksville blaze sees ‘The News’ become the news

COLUMN: Despite best efforts of firefighters, 6 businesses razed

Firefighters hose down the PQB News offices on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Michael Briones photo)
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Driver perception and reaction times

So much for the two second rule if you are a cautious driver!

  • Nov 13, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Worker shortage a real dilemma

“There are simply not enough bodies to do all the jobs out there”

Robert’s column
David’s Jack-o’-lanterns before I turned them into pie and puree. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: What to do with your pumpkin post-Halloween

A big one for carving and using the flesh for savoury dishes

  • Nov 12, 2022
David’s Jack-o’-lanterns before I turned them into pie and puree. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Life from the perspective of young children

Here we are, back for another edition of My Children Say the…

Sarah Simpson
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Letter: Robert’s column brings back memories

All this was not so very long ago

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Great care at CDH

Thank yous are nearly not enough

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Foreshore expansion a bad idea

My fears surround the potential environmental impacts

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Bamberton quarry expansion unwelcome

The threatened Bamberton area of Mill Bay-Malahat must be preserved and protected

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Headline stigmatizes homeless

It doesn’t take long to get a picture of a challenged 72-year-old

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: New school should be wood

Wood is a very carbon friendly building product

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Letter: Referendum unfair

Some areas will pay more and others will pay less

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Thanks to the hanging crew at Portals Gallery in Duncan for their work on the IceBear exhibit. (Photo courtesy of IceBear Studio)

Letter: Thank you for making IceBear exhibit such a success

Our thanks to the many people who loaned sculpture and paintings for this exhibition

  • Nov 10, 2022
Thanks to the hanging crew at Portals Gallery in Duncan for their work on the IceBear exhibit. (Photo courtesy of IceBear Studio)