Opinion

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

Editorial: Cowichan in a building boom

It’s different than it was before 2008, when mega-developments were proposed

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Column: Oil investment not the way to the future

We need to start the hard work now of building the transition to clean energy

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Editorial: Time for Cowichan Lake user guidelines?

The Shawnigan Lake community has drafted guidelines for people using the lake

  • Aug 16th, 2017
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Khowutzun Warmland Inter-tribal Powwow draws big crowd of dancers, spectators

     

    Youbou Regatta parkside fun

       

      No rain? No problem

         

        Youbou Regatta Fun on the water

           

          Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

          Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

          BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

          Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

          Geoengineering, smart meters worse than wood smoke

          Hydro have no intention of making things affordable for the average household.

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          Column: A little help to get back on life’s road

          The store didn’t do that type of financing but Arnold convinced the guys at the shop to do it anyway.

          Editorial: Salaries not keeping up with home prices

          The entire Island is experiencing low inventory and high demand

          • Aug 11th, 2017

          Column: Everybody loves a good (or bad) weather story

          We love to tell friends and strangers alike about the worst and best weather we’ve ever seen.

          Khadr’s reward should have been Canada, not money

          Khadr’s “reward” for enduring Guantanamo should have been the “privilege” to return to Canada

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Burning wood as old as humanity

          We are bombarded all the time with all kinds of chemicals and fumes.

          • Aug 9th, 2017