Opinion

Tax increases seemingly inevitable

Leeches bring forward their requests, complete with glossy photos

  • Jan 14, 2019

Jim Taylor greatest sportswriter of his generation

Jim Taylor never worked for the Victoria Times Colonist.

  • Jan 14, 2019

Open burning is burning our lungs

I have experienced better air quality in Bangkok, Manila and China

  • Jan 14, 2019
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Cowichan District Hospital fire
Cow High's 'The Addams Family' opens Jan. 16 at Mt. Prevost School
Bus fire in Duncan
Town planner talks about new town plan to Lake Cowichan council

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Real dialogue needed on GHG emissions

I was quite surprised by the recent partisan-style cartoon in the Citizen’s opinion section

  • Jan 11, 2019

NDP-Green alliance has also cost taxpayers

The NDP-Green alliance froze ferry fares on major routes

  • Jan 11, 2019

Cowichan Independent Living the heart of Christmas for hamper recipient

Thinking one was for my friend I chose a bag, but was told that indeed all three were for him.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Vandal-proofing Prevost memorial only part of solution

In assessing the constant damage I ask the question, is the problem universal in western society?

  • Jan 10, 2019

CVRD gives great customer service after windstorm

They were so on the ball about getting contractors and workers out to take care of fallen trees

  • Jan 10, 2019

Scheer cartoon wonderfully ironic

Beware of Scheer’s simplistic “cut the tax” ploy for votes.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Companies shouldn’t rule governments, citizens

There is much posturing in the media about a solution to the GM plant closures.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Don’t fall for scam calls

Anyone else out there being bombarded like this?

  • Jan 10, 2019

Drivesmart column: Solving school traffic problems

The district commissioned a traffic study, conducted by the Watt Consulting Group

  • Jan 13, 2019

Sarah Simpson column: Woman searching for birth mom Devereaux, from Duncan

The 35-year-old horse trainer is searching for her birth mom.

T.W. Paterson column: Old Kelly of Wild Horse Creek

“…sitting behind his desk with a muzzle-loading Colt revolver in each hand!”

  • Jan 12, 2019

Acacia Ty Mawr staff did great job during power outage

Residents were cold and confused, and staff were doing their absolute best

  • Jan 9, 2019

Defeat of pro rep a message to extremist liberal progressives

Public perception does not always jive with reality.

  • Jan 8, 2019

True cost to upgrade rail would be way more than $43 million

A cost closer to $1 billion might be more realistic

  • Jan 8, 2019

North Cowichan dragging businesses through red tape

My family and I moved to North Cowichan for many reasons

  • Jan 8, 2019