Opinion

Candace Spilsbury guest column: Recognizing a system of professionals on World Teacher’s Day

Our teachers have embarked on a transformational change of our educational system.

  • Oct 5, 2019

Sarah Simpson Column: Wet and wild walks to school

“It’s so much less of a hassle to walk,” they said.

T.W. Paterson column: Fleet schooner Casco knew fame and infamy

“it was generally conceded that once she spread her wings nothing on the high sea could catch her”.

  • Oct 5, 2019
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Editorial: Is there a perfect spot for the overdose prevention site in Duncan?

Thinking people in the community understand why it’s a good idea to have one.

  • Oct 4, 2019

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Oct 3, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Cover crops and marauding birds

Cover crops perform many functions in the garden.

  • Oct 3, 2019

Editorial: Important to get out and get a feel for the local candidates

This is who you are actually voting for.

  • Oct 2, 2019

Nobody wants to change their lifestyle of endless consumption

long term result of never-ending growth offers only the destruction of the natural environment

  • Oct 1, 2019

Don’t be my daughter’s villain

He would be absolutely appalled at the behaviour and opinions of the Baby Boom generation

  • Oct 1, 2019

Charging for water not fair

1. There will be an increase of three per cent inflation — not covered in my old age pension.

  • Sep 30, 2019

Thanks for generously paying for bakery bill

Carol quickly and lovingly paid for the rest of our order even though it was significantly big!

  • Sep 30, 2019

Better managment needed for the weir at Cowichan Lake

Raising the weir would not help anything if the water was just let out without any thought

  • Sep 30, 2019

Tax break great for upper income earners

Who wins from a $1,000 for sports and $500 for arts?

  • Sep 30, 2019

Vote for the climate

One sign that was very simple said VOTE.

  • Sep 30, 2019

Off-leash dog a menace

The two women were either demented or they didn’t see or care what their out-of-control dog did.

  • Sep 30, 2019

Vote your values on Oct. 21

I prefer to look forward with hope instead of fear.

  • Sep 30, 2019

Students should have to pass new course called ‘reality’

If a passing mark is not achieved, it would be an illegal act to participate in any other protests

  • Sep 30, 2019

Youth should thank those who came before; lead by example

I would ask them lead by example by greatly curbing their personal consumption.

  • Sep 30, 2019

Sign destruction down to justified fear

The blue of the Tory party represents a long history of preying on the credulous peasantry.

  • Sep 30, 2019

Guest column: Why “Weir” Ready: with Diana Gunderson

This is part three of a feature series by the Cowichan Watershed Board

  • Sep 29, 2019