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Reports indicate a logging truck lost its load on top of a pickup truck Tuesday (May 24) afternoon in the Comox Valley on the on-ramp to Highway 19. Photo by Pamela Tessmann

Serious Comox Valley crash involving logging truck closes Highway 19 ramp

Reports indicate the logging truck lost its load on top of a truck

  • May 24, 2022
Reports indicate a logging truck lost its load on top of a pickup truck Tuesday (May 24) afternoon in the Comox Valley on the on-ramp to Highway 19. Photo by Pamela Tessmann
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Keeping the British in British Columbia?

Victoria Day marks the informal start of summer in Canada, but it’s also a celebration of our historic connection

  • May 24, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
CVRD set to raise garbage disposal fees by 11 per cent as of June 1, 2022. (Citizen file)

Garbage disposal fees in Cowichan will rise significantly

11% increase kicks in on June 1 due to rising fuel prices

  • May 23, 2022
CVRD set to raise garbage disposal fees by 11 per cent as of June 1, 2022. (Citizen file)
Last year, RCMSAR volunteers from 31 marine rescue stations across coastal and inland B.C. responded to 515 calls for help on the water, assisting and saving 455 people’s lives.

RCMSAR reminds you to ‘call for help immediately’ when facing a marine emergency

If you experience an emergency on the water, call for help immediately.…

  • May 23, 2022
Last year, RCMSAR volunteers from 31 marine rescue stations across coastal and inland B.C. responded to 515 calls for help on the water, assisting and saving 455 people’s lives.
March 4, 2022 - Build-your-own Pancake Board for brunch meal with Ellie Short. Don Denton photograph

The noble brunch

How to plan, prep and execute an elegant yet effortless brunch spread

  • May 23, 2022
March 4, 2022 - Build-your-own Pancake Board for brunch meal with Ellie Short. Don Denton photograph
Liz Maxwell Forbes sits with her daughter Sheila, who died in hospice in Ontario. (Photo courtesy of Liz Maxwell Forbes)

Hospice month: The 4 days of hospice were a gift

I’d never held Sheila when she was born and I needed to hold her as she was dying

  • May 23, 2022
Liz Maxwell Forbes sits with her daughter Sheila, who died in hospice in Ontario. (Photo courtesy of Liz Maxwell Forbes)
Chris Wilkinson

Chris Wilkinson column: Does self-help really work?

The answer is, it depends on what you do with it

  • May 22, 2022
Chris Wilkinson
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Seller beware!

How does one ensure that the new owner re-registers the vehicle?

  • May 22, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Area director Ian Morrison. (Citizen file)

Ian Morrison guest column: Fireworks – love them or hate them

I hope to get a better sense of Area F residents’ thoughts

  • May 21, 2022
Area director Ian Morrison. (Citizen file)

Rozsa Maria Holman

January 6, 1938 - May 21, 2022It is with great sadness we…

  • May 21, 2022
letters

Letter: The Village a safe home to sleep in

I sleep with no worries in my mind about my safety

  • May 20, 2022
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letters

Letter: Tzouhalem Road needs bus service

It is a road that can be logically serviced by the bus service to and from Cowichan Bay

  • May 20, 2022
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letters

Letter: Rail corridor must be preserved

Successive governments of all political parties have missed the bus on this

  • May 20, 2022
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letters

Letter: Restoring cross not destructive

The cross may be unwanted by some, but its defence is neither destructive nor inappropriate

  • May 20, 2022
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Lia Crowe photo

Life. style.etc.

Leah McDiarmid, Gallerist, Tofino Gallery of Contemporary Art

  • May 20, 2022
Lia Crowe photo

Andy Hutchins

In Loving Memory ~ Dad, we think of you everyday. We miss…

  • May 20, 2022
This piece is part of a door prize ‘golden’ basket that will be going home with one lucky winner from the Kaatza Art Show taking place this weekend, May 20-22, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Kaatza Art Group celebrating 50+2 this weekend in Lake Cowichan

Represented are woodworkers, jewelry silversmiths, potters, fibre artists and more

  • May 19, 2022
This piece is part of a door prize ‘golden’ basket that will be going home with one lucky winner from the Kaatza Art Show taking place this weekend, May 20-22, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Bylaws for the Town of Lake Cowichan require new buildings downtown be at least two storeys, so that there is space for people to live right in town. (Gazette file)

Editorial: Bigger community vision must stay front and centre

It’s about making sure the community becomes what we want it to be in the future

  • May 19, 2022
Bylaws for the Town of Lake Cowichan require new buildings downtown be at least two storeys, so that there is space for people to live right in town. (Gazette file)
You can immediately see by the size of the rear passenger doors that space is tight. All hatchback models come with the sedan’s optional 168-horsepower four-cylinder. PHOTO: TOYOTA

The more practical Toyota Corolla also comes with a shot of performance

Corolla has plenty to offer in terms of style, substance and affordability

  • May 18, 2022
You can immediately see by the size of the rear passenger doors that space is tight. All hatchback models come with the sedan’s optional 168-horsepower four-cylinder. PHOTO: TOYOTA
Lia Crowe photograph

Every body can move

The “health at every size” movement

  • May 18, 2022
Lia Crowe photograph