Opinion

Claims about ramped up logging need some context

The municipality was obligated, by contract, to allow that work to proceed this year

  • May 8, 2019

Editorial: Proposed pot buffer makes no sense for a small town like Lake Cowichan

We’re not going to stop children and teens from knowing that marijuana exists.

  • May 8, 2019

Developments for more people make no sense with water shortage

we’re being advised to ration water again

  • May 7, 2019
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Pride flag raised in Duncan on May 13, 2019
First ever Art Battle held in Duncan on May 11, 2019

Too much idling of vehicles fouling Duncan air

Did he turn off his engine? No, he did not.

  • May 7, 2019

Surprised by continuing unnecessary cutting of trees

People who live on the Prairies used to plant trees around their homes as windbreaks

  • May 7, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

MP Alistair MacGregor column: The SNC-Lavalin scandal and the need to respect prosecutorial independence

Prosecutors play a key role in the Canadian criminal justice system.

  • May 5, 2019

Drivesmart column: Spring cleaning for surge brakes

Experience has taught me that “spring cleaning” seldom includes the trailer’s surge brake.

  • May 5, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

Andrea Rondeau column: Thrifting and donation bins: don’t muck up a good thing

I’m a big fan of thrift store shopping. I love heading in…

T.W. Paterson column: Not all Nanaimo pioneers were coal miners

Joseph’s reputation for being able to restore antique clocks and watches spread to the Old Country.

  • May 4, 2019

Trudeau is an embarrassment as prime minister

Economically, Canada is far worse off with the former drama teacher at the helm.

  • May 3, 2019

What is happening with the North Cowichan forest review?

It’s time to put someone in charge of the forest review and get things rolling.

  • May 3, 2019

Firm supporter of aggressive dog rules

Congratulations on passing new rules and regulations for the ownership of aggressive dogs.

  • May 3, 2019

Editorial: We need real investment, not another transportation study

Also needed is stubborn political will to see it through

  • May 3, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Growing corn and creating your own varieties

“Is there is a better delivery vector for butter than corn on the cob?”

  • May 2, 2019

Editorial: Just take the goat back

Thieves have long targeted other domesticated pets such as dogs

  • May 1, 2019

Coverage of Notre Dame fire lacked acknowledgement of Christianity

Notre Dame was erected in homage to the faith

  • Apr 30, 2019

Why are there so few clotheslines?

I would wager that the laundry would be dry in no time at all.

  • Apr 30, 2019