Editorials

Editorial: Get out and vote, it’s the least you can do

This weekend is special. Mark your calendars. It’s municipal election time.

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Editorial: Sixplex fire stark reminder on Fire Prevention Week

We all have to help our firefighters out.

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Editorial: Poaching elk is stealing from us all

There are about 3,660 Roosevelt elk in British Columbia.

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Editorial: Slow down in school zones, it won’t kill you

What possesses people to speed through a school zone?

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Editorial: Indonesia quake would cripple us here

You could even be forgiven for not having heard of it at all.

  • Oct 3rd, 2018
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Cowichan Valley volunteers will be placing white crosses
Olender's Auto Care Centre fire in Duncan
Alison Nicholson, candidate for Area E
Sue Coleman's exciting paintings on show

Editorial: Feeding seniors antipsychotic drugs they don’t need is abuse

That’s no way to live, even if you’re over 80, 90 or 100.

  • Sep 28th, 2018

Editorial: Crofton development’s affordable housing component promising

Crofton has long been a slightly more affordable haven for young families and retirees

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Editorial: Town beautification a small investment that pays off big

Driving into Duncan on the Trans Canada Highway is not particularly pretty or welcoming

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Editorial: Community needs emergency shelter for women

Everybody thinks a shelter for women is a good idea, but few want it in their neighbourhood.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Editorial: Malahat alternative already there, they just need an upgrade

We don’t think the solution lies necessarily in any one thing.

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Editorial: Why you should take an interest in electoral reform — and vote

We all have busy lives, but this could change the very foundation of how we choose our government

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Editorial: Derelicts must go — even if they’re on land

They don’t just annoy immediate neighbours, they become magnets for trouble

  • Sep 7th, 2018

Editorial: Addressing weight in childhood worth the effort

One-third of children and two-thirds of adults in Canada are overweight.

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Editorial: Is slipping on weeds really that big a hazard?

Some of us remember as youngsters happily spending hours making daisy chains in the school fields.

  • Aug 31st, 2018

Editorial: Tide has turned in fight to change attitudes about river garbage

Testament to what can be done when a problem is acknowledged and a commitment made to fixing it

  • Aug 29th, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Editorial: We must do better than 15% contamination in the recycling

They’re running across things like broken glass and lighters, or the ever-disgusting used diapers

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

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