Editorials

Editorial: CVRD puts expedience above transparency

It is incredibly shady that this information is being kept from the public.

  • Oct 16, 2019

Editorial: Fee reminds us that addiction recovery is possible

Consider how much poorer all of us would be without Fee.

  • Oct 11, 2019

Editorial: Newspapers integral part of a vibrant community

The Citizen is somewhere you can go to find verified facts.

  • Oct 9, 2019

Editorial: Is there a perfect spot for the overdose prevention site in Duncan?

Thinking people in the community understand why it’s a good idea to have one.

  • Oct 4, 2019

Editorial: Lack of affordable housing rears its ugly head as winter looms

Are we suddenly living in a Third World country?

  • Oct 3, 2019

Editorial: Summer pumping at Cowichan Lake a true watershed moment

We can no longer deny our new reality.

  • Sep 27, 2019
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Editorial: Beautification projects worth every penny, and then some

Beautification projects pay dividends in ways that people may not expect.

  • Sep 25, 2019

Editorial: Chemainus campground a case for use of discretion by ALC

It would be a different matter if the owners had bought a working, or even dormant farm

  • Sep 20, 2019

Editorial: Election vandalism poor way to express an opinion

It was discouraging to hear that two acts of vandalism targeting candidates…

  • Sep 18, 2019

Editorial: Sportsplex $1 million a boon for entire Cowichan Valley

When we can bring big events to Cowichan, the whole Valley benefits.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Editorial: Terry Fox a Canadian icon of hope and perseverance

Thirty-nine years later and we’re still running.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Editorial: CVRD right to put pressure on senior government to fund water testing

It’s important to keep an eye on the water quality.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Editorial: Stay on the line if you call 911

Because the call was dropped, RCMP didn’t know where they needed to go.

  • Sep 4, 2019

Editorial: Apollo doctor shows the power of dreaming big

His legacy is something that should give inspiration to small-town dreamers the world over.

  • Aug 30, 2019

Editorial: Pumping over the weir a wake-up call on drought

Even after the pumps were installed, many thought it wouldn’t come to this

  • Aug 28, 2019

Editorial: Questionable decision

Mayor effectively invited intimidating public display by having people show what side they were on

Editorial: The parking paradox

The issue of parking in downtown Duncan is once again rearing its…

  • Aug 21, 2019

Editorial: North Cowichan offering communication where it counts

You’ve got the chance; make your way to the big session and speak up

  • Aug 16, 2019

Editorial: Graffiti is a problem worth addressing in Duncan

The City of Duncan has once again been overrun by this unwanted scrawling mess.

  • Aug 14, 2019

Editorial: New Habitat housing good news for Cowichan Valley affordable housing problem

House prices have skyrocketed in the last five years

  • Aug 9, 2019