Editorials

Editorial: People still taking risks as wildfires burn

It was a slap in the face.

  • Aug 15th, 2018

Editorial: Time to think about running for local elections

So far few people have declared their candidacy

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Editorial: In these days of drought, our water behaviours need to change

Looking forward, that leaves the river 60 days, or two months, short of water.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Editorial: Managing the change new hospital will bring to neighbourhood

The biggest change will come from the inevitable development around the hospital.

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Editorial: Check out the ‘Citizen’s’ new size

Things are about to look a little different around here.

  • Aug 1st, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

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Cops for Cancer fundraiser at Lake Cowichan Aug. 11
Fire at Pioneer House Restaurant on TCH south of Duncan
Two fire departments called out to reports of smoke in Duncan's Round building
Bush fire at Maple Mountain, Crofton

Editorial: Cancelled trail project worth second look

First, it would be a shame to lose a provincial grant to help with this project.

  • Jul 27th, 2018

Editorial: BC Games showcased what Cowichan can do

It took planning. It took vision. And most of all it took heart.

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Editorial: Person-caused fires infuriating

We’ve also seen far too many cigarette ends discarded in bark mulch

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Editorial: Merging of RCMP detachments seems likely

It also puts police a long way from the Malahat Highway 1 corridor

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial: Lifejackets: it’s even more uncool to die

Few people outside of young children make use of a personal flotation device

  • Jul 13th, 2018

Editorial: Announcement means full steam ahead on new Cowichan hospital

The importance to the Cowichan Valley of having a hospital cannot be overstated.

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Editorial: Sun can still be deadly even at mid-20s C

Don’t be foolish.

  • Jul 6th, 2018

Editorial: Have a heart, let the kids play in the street

There’s a misconception that’s been growing in our society over the decades: roads are only for cars

  • Jul 4th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: Invasive plants are a big deal

Why spend money trying to keep back the tide?

  • Jun 29th, 2018

Editorial: We must demand our governments stand up for supply management

Maybe if they tried it our way, they wouldn’t be in such a mess.

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Editorial: Voting in June 23 referendum on amalgamation is critical

We are concerned about just how many people are going to ultimately make this decision.

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Editorial: Forecast for watershed too critical not to do something

The Cowichan Water Use Plan was unveiled at a meeting in Lake Cowichan on June 11

  • Jun 20th, 2018