Opinion

We must embrace Green New Deal

Governments and individuals need to take action. There is plenty we can do.

  • Aug 9, 2019

Columnist dismisses my children’s future

When voting in the upcoming federal election, my children’s future will be my priority.

  • Aug 9, 2019

Come on, allow some pot shops to open

I also wonder about the delay in bringing about so-called legalization.

  • Aug 9, 2019
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Lake Cowichan enjoys an outdoor BBQ and a dance as part of the 75th anniversary celebration Aug. 17
Timbersports make a welcome return to Saywell Park
Large audience turns out to special North Cowichan meeting
Grand opening of Lake Cowichan's 75th anniversary celebrations

Editorial: New Habitat housing good news for Cowichan Valley affordable housing problem

House prices have skyrocketed in the last five years

  • Aug 9, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

Please continue parkland purchases like Bute Island

This is exactly the type of acquisition I want to continually support with my CVRD tax dollars

  • Aug 8, 2019

CVRD board should send letter opposing freighter anchorages

This letter follows a logical, fact-packed presentation to the board recently by Peter Holmes

  • Aug 8, 2019

On the recent death of three orcas

Earth’s biosphere is one living community of communities of living things.

  • Aug 8, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Adapting ideas from modern-day homesteaders

It may seem daunting to start out, with a patch of packed earth

  • Aug 8, 2019

Thanks to leaders that lead in times of emergency

Get on electric bus, treat climate change emergency with the urgency science tells us is necessary

  • Aug 7, 2019

Editorial: Shame on airlines for trying to block basic consumer protections

In what other industry can a business wreck your things, not give you what you paid for?

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

Premier Horgan two-faced on length of fall session

Interesting how things change when John Horgan goes to being the premier of B.C.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Political will sorely lacking on climate change

The evidence of climate change and its consequences are becoming overwhelming.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Junkies a cancer on society

Let’s round up and prosecute these people.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Letter ill-informed on how unions work

Reasonable investigation would have determined that they are actually employees of the union

  • Aug 6, 2019

Stoney Hill blow-down harvest was very responsible

The actual logging sites have been portrayed as large clear-cuts and that just is not a fact.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Stop treating drugs as criminal and moral issue

Many of the problems we have today with illegal drugs are the same as during alcohol prohibition.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Farmers need to get with water conservation game-plan

Does it not make more sense to water in the morning or late afternoon?

  • Aug 6, 2019