Editorials

Editorial: Block out the distractions when you’re driving

I just need to quickly take this call. Traffic is moving slowly anyway.

  • Jan 19th, 2018

Editorial: Start planning now for Duncan warming centre next winter

We can only hope that we’ve already been through the worst of winter

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Editorial: Cowichan should have a milk dispenser

This is an exciting step towards a more sustainable food movement.

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Editorial: ‘Missing’ means cruel uncertainty for those left behind

It’s one of the very worst things that anybody can suffer through

  • Jan 10th, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Editorial: Plight of senior renters a quiet crisis

Seniors are badly affected by the lack of affordable rentals.

  • Jan 5th, 2018
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Editorial: New fireworks restrictions step in right direction

Animal owners everywhere will cheer the decision

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Editorial: Deepening opioid crisis number one story of 2017

Vast majority of street drugs, over 80 per cent, contain at least some fentanyl.

  • Dec 29th, 2017

Editorial: We need to re-learn how to slow down

We’d love to see a return to a time when businesses could close up shop for a few days

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Editorial: Safety first this holiday when on the road

Holiday driving can be a stressful task at the best of times.

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

Column: Visible house numbers should be mandatory

The most important purpose for house numbers is for emergency crews.

Editorial: Professional reliance model review vital to future

There’s no getting around the clear conflict of interest.

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Editorial: Shopping locally for the holidays benefits the whole community

That money you spend here, tends to stay here

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Editorial: Needle problem makes homeless warming station location problematic

The elephant in the room is drugs — needles, more specifically.

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Editorial: Russia’s Olympic ban enough punishment?

In some ways, it doesn’t feel like enough.

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Editorial: Russia’s Olmpic ban enough punishment?

In some ways, it doesn’t feel like enough.

  • Dec 8th, 2017

Editorial: Cutting timeline on seniors facility inadvisable if it means cutting corners

So which part of the red tape would you like officials to cut out, exactly?

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Editorial: North Cowichan crime ranking worth a critical eye at stats

Is it really that dangerous here?

  • Dec 1st, 2017

Editorial: Duncan relents on dealerships at 11th hour

We don’t hear much about communities urging businesses to leave town.

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Editorial: Carbon offset money should go to real green projects

We understand the principles of the carbon marketplace and believe it can be a good thing.

  • Nov 24th, 2017