Opinion

Shawnigan Basin Society would like to add Rat Lake forest to public lands

Overwhelming evidence that being immersed in nature is good for our physical and mental health.

  • Jun 16, 2020

New police detachment should go to referendum

Questions are unanswered.

  • Jun 16, 2020

CVRD directors pigs at the public trough

It seems Mr. Lowther would prefer that this rip off be kept under wraps.

  • Jun 16, 2020
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New children’s play area hideous

an artist’s vision of a child’s worst nightmare made out of steel

  • Jun 16, 2020

NDP just patch paving highways

The present B.C. NDP minority government uses the phrase 16 years.

  • Jun 15, 2020

Should be referendum on new RCMP station

The cost of a referendum is 0.12 per cent of the estimated cost

  • Jun 15, 2020

Drivesmart column: Learn to yield and make roadway safer

Sometimes through traffic does have to yield to those who are trying to enter or leave the highway.

  • Jun 14, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Planting for a year round harvest

The mid-July sowings produce crops that will become large enough to take them through the winter

  • Jun 13, 2020

Sarah Simpson Column: We are not getting a hamster (no matter how cute Nugget is)

Together with her daughter, they’ve been carefully crafting and staging photographs featuring Nugget

AAP for new police building should be ‘no’

My isn’t this North Cowichan council a generous lot

  • Jun 11, 2020

Suggestions for Station/Craig street park

First, let me question why you hired someone from the United States of America

  • Jun 11, 2020

Plan for summer tubing good news for town

Town of Lake Cowichan businesses can sure use a few more people through the doors.

  • Jun 11, 2020

Give UN seat to Norway, Ireland

Canada doesn’t deserve a seat on the UN Security Council.

  • Jun 9, 2020

Maintenance of creek banks looked like massacre

Trees and undergrowth ripped, slashed and torn

  • Jun 9, 2020

Enthusiastic response from art buyers

We are blessed to have a loyal following of art lovers in the Cowichan Valley.

  • Jun 8, 2020

More bike racks needed in Cowichan

Please install more racks for bicycles at all of our publicly owned facilities.

  • Jun 8, 2020

Conspiracy theories can have serious repercussions

Conspiracy theories have real world consequences and usually bad.

  • Jun 8, 2020

The new normal is just the old normal on steroids!

I believe this “scamdemic” could very well be one of the biggest hoaxes ever perpetrated on the world.

  • Jun 8, 2020

More public toilets needed in Duncan

One small restroom on the far edge of downtown by the old railroad station is far from adequate.

  • Jun 8, 2020

New RCMP detachment should go to referendum

If an expenditure cannot gain approval through referendum it should not be made.

  • Jun 8, 2020