Editorials

Editorial: School board reaction to pot shops over the top

The school district’s desire to ban marijuana shops from near area schools is a little strange.

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Editorial: Time to talk Duncan traffic

There’s no doubt that it can be slow going

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Editorial: Dying not the way you want to make the front page

The fact is, it doesn’t matter how good a swimmer you are if you’re unconscious.

Imagine if 23 people killed on Malahat in one year

Officials are being cagey about just where they plan to put an overdose prevention site in Duncan.

Editorial: Time to take out death trap tree

Clearly a tree that fell earlier this spring into the Cowichan River needs to be cleared completely.

Editorial: Moving forward as minority

It’s been a suspenseful and dramatic couple of months in provincial politics.

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Lyndon Van Der Mark takes third in Duncan Has Talent - show and cover tunes contest
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Sabrina Spenceley earns second place in Duncan Has Talent's cover and show tunes division
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Taysha McCuaig wins Duncan Has Talent - Cover Tunes competition
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Fin de Fiesta Flamenco coming to Duncan (audio only)
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Find something to celebrate this Canada 150

Many have been in a reflective mood as we approach the 150th anniversary of confederation.

Public transit: more efficient to invest now, not later

The time is now to invest in public transit, and not just buses, but rail, too.

About that rainbow letter: we didn’t get it right

We apologize to those who were offended by our decision; causing pain was not our aim.

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Editorial: Amalgamation? Why?

Is there much point if it’s not going to save money?

B.C. politics leaves Valley in power position

We hope this will mean that everyone is going to do their level best to listen to one another

Editorial: Ruttan right choice for CAO?

It seems clear there’s no great rush to replace Dave Devana.

  • May 26th, 2017

Travel ban sad, but responsible thing to do

It would be a nightmare if a child (let’s face it, of colour) is stopped at the border and detained

Travel ban sad, but responsible thing to do

It would be a nightmare if a child (let’s face it, of colour) is stopped at the border and detained

Editorial: We can’t afford not to hold a vote

It’s not ideal to hold a byelection, but it’s better than the alternative.

Editorial: Hit problem property owners in the wallet

One hundred and sixty-seven calls for police service to one property in a single year is ludicrous.

Electoral reform: what are we afraid of?

None of the parties can truly claim to speak for a majority of voters in the province.