Opinion

Eat more fruits and veggies, not protein

Let’s talk about real food, not imitation food-like substances

  • Jan 3, 2019

Woodstove was vital to surviving windstorm power outage

We had no power, phones or running water for over nine days

  • Jan 3, 2019

‘Holiday’ instead of ‘Christmas’ is annoying

I am sorry to have to say I am sort of happy that Christmas is over for this year.

  • Jan 3, 2019
video
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

You paid for their dinner at the Doghouse, Dec. 21

You should know that your gift created exactly the effect you might have hoped for.

  • Jan 3, 2019

Statements on property assessments misleading

How can Mr. Gerry Marolla suggest that raising the assessment won’t increase property taxes?

  • Jan 3, 2019

Lake Cowichan visitors impressed with blackout kindness

As the rain pummeled outside, we were being rescued with showers, biscuits and coffee

  • Jan 3, 2019

Mary Lowther column: The benefits of gardening without pesticides

Do I want a yard humming with birds and bees and croaking with frogs, or a Silent Spring?

  • Jan 3, 2019

Hugs for BC Hydro crews

The most beautiful lights in almost seven days: B.C. Hydro was here.

  • Jan 2, 2019

Time for more enlightened forest management

the meeting’s speakers begged mayor and council for a pause in forestry operations

  • Jan 2, 2019

Editorial: 2018 a year of weighty subjects in Cowichan

One story this year captured the imagination of Cowichan residents like no other

  • Jan 2, 2019

Mayor owes town planner an apology

It is obvious that the mayor has crossed that line by advocating for a business venture

  • Dec 31, 2018

Will you do just one more thing to combat climate change?

I turned half a century just after Christmas.

  • Dec 31, 2018

Refugee caravan of the U.S.’s own making

The U.S. has bombed, invaded and overthrown Central American governments more than 14 times

  • Dec 31, 2018

Proportional respresentation vote a waste of money

Total votes was 1,378,753 with 845,235 at 61.30 per cent voting no

  • Dec 31, 2018

McCallum Roofing really cared after wind storm

Sent out workers that day to secure a tarp to my roof before it started to rain

  • Dec 31, 2018

Municipal forestry has big spinoffs in community

I am opposed to the closure of North Cowichan’s municipal forestry program, even temporarily.

  • Dec 31, 2018

Exports only fuel boom and bust cycles

I fail to comprehend the rationale behind racing to enhance the export of raw materials faster

  • Dec 31, 2018

A big round of applause to the power/Hydro crews

We were so grateful and relieved when that power came back on.

  • Dec 31, 2018

Schools shouldn’t get rid of ‘Christmas’

They don’t want to offend anybody

  • Dec 31, 2018

Alistair MacGregor column: Keeping plastic pollution out of our waters

We have lacked a national policy to prevent plastics from entering our country’s waters

  • Dec 30, 2018