Editorial: Drywall disposal changes raise worry about illegal dumping

We can only hope we won’t now run across it dumped in the woods.

  • Nov 17th, 2017

Editorial: Trains can have successful future

One thing is absolutely clear: if we give up the track now, we will never get it back.

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Editorial: Time to consider change to needle exchange

It’s time to look at instituting a needle exchange for illicit drug users in Cowichan

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Editorial: Remembrance Day about looking back to help shape a better future

Look at the world we live in today.

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Editorial: Winter is here: switch tires, slow down, and prepare

With snow possible in the next few days, winter has well and truly arrived.

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Editorial: Merger of police detachments foolish notion

This is a classic example of a far-off bureaucracy sticking their nose in where it doesn’t belong.

  • Nov 1st, 2017
Christmas Chaos 2017 at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan
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          Editorial: We’re not ready for electric vehicle revolution

          There’s no doubt about it, the electric vehicle revolution is coming, and quickly.

          • Oct 27th, 2017

          Editorial: Infilling preferrable to urban sprawl

          Infilling is almost always more desirable than increasing urban sprawl

          • Oct 25th, 2017

          Editorial: Parking study for City of Duncan timely

          Now that’s a study we can get behind.

          • Oct 20th, 2017

          Editorial: Prevention of tragedy key for hunters, hikers

          Hunters have a huge responsibility that they must take seriously.

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Editorial: Cowichan farming and food on the rise

          The Citizen’s new publisher was blown away that there are more than 700 farms in the Cowichan Valley

          • Oct 13th, 2017

          Editorial: Hospital’s quake vulnerability highlights need for new hospital

          We can only hope it doesn’t take an earthquake to shake loose the financial commitment.

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Editorial: Time to be brave and vote for electoral reform

          There are other ways to elect a democratic government.

          • Oct 6th, 2017

          Editorial: Time to bring back civility to our civilization

          Most of the harassment is, unsurprisingly, taking place online.

          • Oct 4th, 2017

          Editorial: Want to place a bet? That’s what we’ve been doing on seismic safety in schools

          Not all of our schools are up to seismic standards

          • Sep 29th, 2017

          Editorial: Shawnigan detachment in need of a move, not closure

          Amalgamating these stations would be a big mistake.

          • Sep 27th, 2017

          Editorial: Deadly Mexico quake a warning

          As this is being written, the death toll stands at more than 200.

          • Sep 22nd, 2017

          Editorial: Fentanyl has created a whole new — ugly — world

          Drugs are not new to the Cowichan Valley. But never have they been so in-your-face.

          • Sep 20th, 2017

          Editorial: Pluses outweigh minuses for new apartment complex

          We need it too much not to allow it to go ahead.

          • Sep 15th, 2017

          Editorial: backyard burning a relic of the past that’s got to go

          It is long past time to get rid of backyard burning within the municipality.

          • Sep 13th, 2017