Opinion

Editorial: Spate of impaired drivers in Cowichan disquieting

People cannot claim ignorance.

  • Jul 19, 2019

Province refusing to exercise due diligence with Cowichan Estuary

Such industry is not sustainable, nor the economic driver in the Cowichan Valley

  • Jul 18, 2019

USW management has double standards

The management will be receiving their paycheques as normal.

  • Jul 18, 2019
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Grand opening of Lake Cowichan's 75th anniversary celebrations
Lake Cowichan 75th anniversary cake is escorted to Saywell Park
Burma Star veterans, including Duncan's Charles Hoey, VC, are remembered with ceremony at Duncan Cenotaph
Quw'utsun Inter Tribal Pow Wow a celebration of culture

Treatment further away, but vets trained for emergencies

The worst part of practice was being on call for and attending emergencies.

  • Jul 18, 2019

Shame on Cowichan veterinarians

The equivalent of shutting down Cowichan District Hospital’s emergency department

  • Jul 18, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Your plants need to feed, too, as they produce your food

Growing plants require extra nutrients beyond what they begin with when sown or planted.

  • Jul 18, 2019

Editorial: New road could be key to future growth for Lake Cowichan

It could be a good way to increase the vibrancy of the community

  • Jul 17, 2019

Fantasy to imagine expensive bitumen an compete

Financial markets — not imaginary enemies — have left the tar sands on taxpayer funded life support

  • Jul 16, 2019

Possible N. Cowichan tax hike outrageous

The 2020 tax budget must be re-evaluated to reduce the proposed 5.92 increase.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Call to declare a climate emergency

We must, at very least, stop choking the living world with garbage.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Cowichan hospital staff add the personal touch

On the 12th of July I had day surgery here which included a general anesthetic.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Questions for scientists on climate change

The fact is that the Earth’s temperature during that era was never taken.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Drivesmart column: Think ahead

There’s a four vehicle crash somewhere on Highway 19

  • Jul 14, 2019

Robert Barron column: Why minimum security for escapees?

You would think they’d be locked up in a very secure location for a very long time

Andrea Rondeau column: A few tips for letters to the editor

priority is given to letters from members of our community

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

Sarah Simpson column: A birthday balloon horror story

I stepped over a frog getting into my bed the other night.…

T.W. Paterson column: If only I could go back in time to Mount Sicker

“That old town makes me sad, somehow; it’s so lonely.”—P.M.C, 1932.

  • Jul 13, 2019

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

Good case for following Portugal drug model

Many of the addicts we see in our valley have undergone terrible childhood abuse

  • Jul 12, 2019