Opinion

Proportional respresentation increases democracy

There are many other advantages to well designed PR systems

  • Oct 16th, 2017

Proportional representation switches from majority to minority

This is now displayed in B.C. where the two least-liked parties control government.

  • Oct 16th, 2017

We must answer tough questions to avoid U.S. slide

I am writing this to you as a former American, who has “lost his (former) country”

  • Oct 16th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

NDP has strayed from fair, balanced policies

Brian Marlatt’s recent letter regarding the threat to democracy represented by NDP policy is dead on.

  • Oct 13th, 2017

Carrying sign in store was last resort, not harassment

I’ve exhausted correct and proper procedures.

  • Oct 13th, 2017
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Dairy farmers keeping eye on NAFTA

     

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          Furstenau was speaking for thousands

          I suggest that Cobble Hill Holdings take their losses and just leave our community alone.

          • Oct 12th, 2017

          Some still don’t understand how much water they waste

          It didn’t take me long to find a hose running in the grass on the property adjacent to the road.

          • Oct 12th, 2017

          Change toxic, outdated NAFTA rules

          Do we choose inviting corporations to come in and take

          • Oct 12th, 2017

          Column: Prepare to face the music, open house or meeting

          This is almost always an attempt to dillute the angry crowd

          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

          We need to care for the land, not destroy it

          The destruction of land has to be stopped.

          • Oct 12th, 2017

          Time to dump NAFTA

          Quebec can pass any laws they deem fit to protect their environment.

          • Oct 12th, 2017

          Time to toss ISDS in the trash bin of history

          The majority of the lawsuits are over our environmental regulations.

          • Oct 12th, 2017

          Stop outrageous corporate lawsuits in new NAFTA

          Canada is already the most-sued country in the global north

          • Oct 12th, 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

          Close all tax loopholes for the rich

          Tax the rich; make any income over $1 million taxed to the max.

          • Oct 10th, 2017

          Saying no to pipelines increases emissions

          The refineries on the East Coast will now import crude from countries such as Saudi Arabia.

          • Oct 10th, 2017