Opinion

3.2% N. Cowichan tax increase irresponsible

It is disappointing to learn that North Cowichan council seems to have drunk the Kool-Aid

  • Mar 14, 2019

Drivesmart column: Distracted driving: do you know what will get you in trouble?

You might be excused for thinking that distracted driving only applies to cell phone use.

  • Mar 17, 2019

Alistair MacGregor column: It’s time for a National Clean Energy Plan

The International Panel on Climate Change woke up the world last December

  • Mar 17, 2019
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Andrea Rondeau column: A little online etiquette

I don’t want to have to ban you. So don’t make me.

Sarah Simpson Column: Duncan Dairy Queen’s Mr. Nice takes the cake

I made a terrible mistake last Friday. I sat down and read…

T.W. Paterson column: Even historians have forgotten the Fenian Scare of the 1860s, part 1

2 years after 1,800 Fenians stormed into unprotected Missisquoi County, Fenian eyes Vancouver Island

  • Mar 16, 2019

The people, not special interest groups should make decisions

The stopping of logging in North Cowichan timberland should be made by the voters in North Cowichan

  • Mar 11, 2019

Editorial: Hate and violence over Teddy trial appalling

We read the comments on our story about Seymour’s appeal and were appalled

  • Mar 15, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Transplanting outdoors will have to wait a while

It won’t be until the end of March it’s warmed up enough for garden to pass the “bare bum” inspection.

  • Mar 14, 2019

Replace NATO with a European Armed Forces

NATO was created after WWII to keep the Russians out, the Germans down and the U.S. in Europe.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Decision on blow downs rushed, no public input

The community assembly, organized by Where Do We Stand, was a full house

  • Mar 13, 2019

Editorial: Low water levels in Cowichan Lake worrying

This is the time of year when the lake is usually filled to capacity and beyond.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Local governments overpaying employees

One wonders why our taxes are so high.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Is the proposed Skywalk necessary?

Do we really need this significant increase in traffic on the Malahat Highway?

  • Mar 11, 2019

Remain unconvinced on sea level rise

I did NOT suggest for one minute that sea levels were not rising

  • Mar 11, 2019

Drivesmart column: Out of sight, out of mind?

I began to wonder how often out of sight, out of mind was the way some parents operate.

  • Mar 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

Andrea Rondeau column: We will talk to other people, too

I was surprised by a call a few weeks ago from someone…

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019