Opinion

Plug in hybrids better choice than electric vehicles

Plug-in-hybrids have none of these problems and still save fuel, 80 per cent.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Electric cars are the future, starting now

Much misinformation continues to be written about electric cars (EVs).

  • Apr 22, 2019

Time to ban shooting in residential Sahtlam

It is dangerous and disturbing to animals and people.

  • Apr 22, 2019
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Gas prices pay stockholders, period

We as a society must get real and face the cold hard facts.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Drivesmart column: Liability: pedestrians and drivers turning left

Alexander Zacher was walking to work early on the morning of Oct. 31, 2014 in Tsawwassen.

  • Apr 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

Robert Barron column: Will the opioid crisis ever end?

There were 31 small white crosses placed about a half-foot apart

Andrea Rondeau column: Why the Notre Dame fire touched us all

None of us could look away from the sight of the fire

Sarah Simpson column: Hang on for the sunrise

Last weekend my son and I found ourselves alone on Maple Bay…

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: O me of little faith

Proposed new legislation is a start even if it does come long,…

  • Apr 20, 2019

Editorial: Cowichan has a garbage problem

Some 2,700 pounds of garbage has been collected.

  • Apr 19, 2019

Wi-fi should be turned off in public places when not in use

France and Isreal now have laws protecting children from wi-fi.

  • Apr 18, 2019

CVRD board cowards for not holding budget meetings

This board is like an old boy’s club but now includes women.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Chris Wilkinson column: Practical ways to tackle stress

Twenty-seven per cent of Canadian workers claim to have high to extreme levels of stress.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Environmentalists must practice what they preach

Environmentalists are living in the twilight zone.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Tax extraction for cars

Now you can fully understand why there never will be a return to an Island train line.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Slugs, growing out seed, and tasty garden greens

How can one think of love when the forces of evil are coming for your crop?

  • Apr 18, 2019

Carl Weber column: Back in motion

Begin gardening slowly. Listen to your body.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging

It is obvious the oil companies have lost any trace of social responsibility

  • Apr 17, 2019