Opinion

Replace NATO with European armed forces

This, coupled with technological advances could result in a new global economic renewal.

  • Apr 17, 2019

No to land code because real heirs don’t have voice

We have too many non-native and non-Cowichan peoples running our band office today.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Editorial: Plenty of alternatives to plastic straws

Plastics have their place in our society, but right now there are far too many of them

  • Apr 17, 2019
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Lake Cowichan Minor Baseball strikes back
Michael Jerome Browne at Duncan Showroom Blues Festival
Pride flag raised in Duncan on May 13, 2019
First ever Art Battle held in Duncan on May 11, 2019

The Rideau Canal – a poem

The curtain does fall so majestic and proud

  • Apr 16, 2019

Inattention more of a problem than speed

It is more often cheaper to dump the crashed unit rather that repair it!

  • Apr 16, 2019

Outright ban of plastic straws a must

Leaving plastic use to consumers’ decisions just isn’t working

  • Apr 16, 2019

Gladly pay more taxes to police trash dumping

This disgusting, unnecessary situation has been debated, but with little action

  • Apr 16, 2019

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

Poem on Duncan homelessness

Try compassion chill the score

  • Apr 16, 2019

Bare arms cartoon uncalled for

Male politicians and government workers have to wear a shirt and tie and a suit.

  • Apr 16, 2019

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019

Public meetings on CVRD budget a must

Public CVRD budget meetings chopped due to poor attendance

  • Apr 15, 2019

Alternative to metal and bamboo straws

Enviro Glass Straws has been manufacturing straws in Cobble Hill for at least the last eight years

  • Apr 15, 2019

Clean wood-fire is possible

Many people have a hard time believing that a wood-fire can be clean.

  • Apr 15, 2019

Drivesmart column: Please, not so close

This must have been Following Too Closely Week in British Columbia.

  • Apr 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

Robert Barron column: Property crimes can be hard to take

My home has been broken into twice in the decade that I have lived there.

Andrea Rondeau column: Never thought I’d be covering measles outbreaks

It’s a disease that was declared eradicated in Canada in 1998.

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all