Editorials

Vast Cowichan childhood poverty stats a wake-up call

These children did not ask to be born into poverty.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Editorial: Downtown Duncan facing crime, drugs, littering epidemic; we must all be part of the solution

There are more of us than there are of those creating the problems.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Editorial: We don’t think enough about our impacts on the world

Six eagles were killed, and six others were sickened after being poisoned.

  • Jan 23, 2019
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Ken Traynor asks Lake Cowichan council for sign showing water storage left in Cowichan Lake
The Hamlets development in Duncan is under construction
744 (Cowichan) Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 56th annual review June 1, 2019

Editorial: National rowing training centre will bring benefits for Cowichan

This is an incredibly exciting win for the Cowichan Valley.

  • Jan 18, 2019

Editorial: Looking back at windstorm helps us prepare for next time

BC Hydro says it was the most destructive storm in its history

  • Jan 16, 2019

Editorial: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

We favour options that offer regular alternatives, not just a crash bypass.

  • Jan 11, 2019

Editorial: More Duncan council meetings a win for transparency

committee of the whole meetings are not filmed or recorded

  • Jan 9, 2019

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Editorial: 2018 a year of weighty subjects in Cowichan

One story this year captured the imagination of Cowichan residents like no other

  • Jan 2, 2019

Editorial: PR referendum result unsurprising

In Cowichan the announcement was muted by the windstorm and the power outages that resulted from it.

  • Dec 28, 2018

Editorial: Christmas shines light on how many in Cowichan are in need

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

  • Dec 26, 2018

Editorial: Disparaging dikes/pumping system as a failure unfair, untrue

No, we didn’t spend millions on nothing.

  • Dec 21, 2018

Editorial: Need to encourage, not discourage transfer to green power

It’s frankly stupid to be generating much-needed power, but our utility won’t accept it.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Editorial: Investing in public transportation infrastructure only makes sense

First, public transit is key to limiting our environmental footprint.

  • Dec 14, 2018

Editorial: Permanent state of drug crisis is unacceptable

No indication that the opioid crisis is waning says that what we’re doing isn’t working.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Editorial: Shop locally this Christmas, it’s part of what community is all about

There are a plethora of awesome gift ideas from local businesses in the Cowichan Valley.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Editorial: Government needs to fix crazy passport Catch-22

Will the Canadian government be Scrooge before or after his ghostly visitations?

  • Dec 5, 2018

Editorial: Situation dire for Cowichan residents looking to rent

the vacancy rate in B.C. is a tiny 1.4 per cent

  • Nov 30, 2018

Editorial: Extended deadline for referendum means there’s no excuse not to vote

Now there’s really no excuse. Elections BC announced on Friday that the…

  • Nov 28, 2018

Editorial: Time for reconsideration now that we’re at naming crossroads

Time’s up for the “Island Savings Centre” moniker

  • Nov 23, 2018