Editorials

Editorial: Slow down from holiday rush to enjoy season

First, you have to be realistic and admit to yourself that you can’t do everything.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Editorial: Consider buying in Cowichan this Christmas

You’ll find great, unique gifts, great service and the personal touch.

  • Dec 4, 2019

Editorial: New housing units for women provide needed help

The announcement that the provincial government is funding 30 new housing units…

  • Nov 29, 2019

Editorial: Stay sober when you drive this Christmas: it’s in your own best interests

The numbers are, pardon the pun, sobering. The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP and…

  • Nov 27, 2019

Editorial: Officials too slow to react to youth vaping epidemic

We can’t help but think it’s a little like closing the barn door after the horse has bolted, though.

  • Nov 22, 2019

Editorial: Cowichan’s farmers thriving despite challenges

Farming and food in Cowichan are interconnected.

  • Nov 20, 2019
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Duncan Christmas Kick-Off 2019
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Editorial: Full ban on backyard burning a must for Cowichan

Last week we had our first air quality advisory of the fall/winter season.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Editorial: Don’t let your road rage get the better of you

Road safety largely comes down to trusting the drivers around us.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Editorial: Remembering our past conflicts vital to future

Armistice took effect at 11 a.m. — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Editorial: Airport for Cowichan an idea whose time is not now

We definitely don’t think there’s a public appetite to spend $20 million on such a project.

  • Nov 6, 2019

Editorial: Getting Duncan homeless into low barrier housing essential

It’s also the right thing to do

  • Nov 1, 2019

Editorial: $50 million bill constitutes new information

Members of the public should have been given this information

  • Oct 30, 2019

Editorial: French school could be good addition to district

Canada has two official languages, French and English.

  • Oct 25, 2019

Editorial: French school could be good addition to district

Canada has two official languages, French and English.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Editorial: Minority government an opportunity

Universal health care and the Canada Pension Plan: brought to you by a minority government.

  • Oct 23, 2019

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