Opinion

Government profits in taxes with Malahat use

Items such as gasoline, tires, oil, annual licences, body shops, various parts for repairs

  • Dec 24, 2019

Chapter 8 of IPCC report problematic

You might ask if chapter 8 was fraud, how come we have never heard of such rubbish?

  • Dec 24, 2019

Homeless have left ton of garbage near river bank

when the river level rises, will mostly be washed into and down the river.

  • Dec 23, 2019
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Lake Cowichan has support if it wants to control jetskis on upper Cowichan River
Protesters gather against North Cowichan's development moratorium motion
Snow in Cowichan, Jan. 15, 2020
Duncan snow day

Development moratorium motion puts new CDH on thin ice

Development moratorium motion puts new CDH on thin ice Hello Doug and…

Guest Column: Consider a tree inspection to make sure you’re safe

Percentage of property damage on the Island could be lessened with proper tree assessment

  • Dec 23, 2019

Drivesmart column: Wear your seat belt properly: it could save your life

The proper use of seat belts can double the effectiveness of airbags in minimizing injury.

  • Dec 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

Andrea Rondeau column: Stressed out by pre-holidays job rush

The newsroom is a crazy place before the holidays.

Sarah Simpson Column: Cowichan school concerts have me feeling merry

I was at the gym the other day chatting with the ladies…

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

T.W. Paterson column: For shipwrecked seamen, the best Christmas ever

“She was flush fore and aft, and how she managed to keep afloat…”—Capt. Frederick Masher.

  • Dec 21, 2019

Full federal, provincial support needed to fix homelessness

There is a solution: provide safe, secure, affordable, supported housing for everyone who needs it.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Glorifying use of fossil fuels opposite of what should be done

SHOULD be a motivation for DECREASING our per capita use of fossil fuels

  • Dec 20, 2019

Thanks for generosity for striking workers

Brian generously gifted each of us a $50 gift certificate from Thrifty Foods

  • Dec 20, 2019

Editorial: Allowing secondary dwellings part of multignerational living

On the right track allowing secondary residences and suites to be built on rural properties.

  • Dec 20, 2019

National anthem should be in both languages at all hockey games

When Montreal comes up to play in Vancouver they only play the anthem in English

  • Dec 19, 2019

‘Bible’ anti-feminist from day one

No room for women in that early era

  • Dec 19, 2019

Moratorium on development a terrible idea

What is the end goal of this motion?

  • Dec 19, 2019

Mary Lowther column: From gifts to baking: some Christmas ideas

So I’m back to making gifts and planning Christmas dinner.

  • Dec 19, 2019