Editorials

Editorial: Speed cameras would slow people down on the Malahat

When we say strong support, in this case we mean 70 per cent in favour

  • Nov 16, 2018

Time to reduce speed limit on other stretches of highway through Cowichan?

the speed limit is set as the maximum safe velocity for good weather, in daylight.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Editorial: We must do a better job of remembering

Extremist right wing parties and outright fascists are once again building strength and support.

  • Nov 9, 2018
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Editorial: Changes to land reserve step in right direction

First off, the ALR will be reunited into one.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Editorial: Legal cannabis shops seems stuck in bureaucratic headache

Why is it taking so long for any marijuana shops to open in the Cowichan Valley?

  • Nov 2, 2018

Editorial: Voter numbers woeful in Cowichan Valley

In North Cowichan, just 34 per cent of voters came to the polls.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Editorial: Cowichan Valley farmers go from tech to table

Farming isn’t what it was 100 years ago.

  • Oct 26, 2018

Editorial: Steep learning curve as councils will need to learn to work together

Those newly elected must come to realize that they are not a singular decision-maker.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Editorial: 1,000 needles underlines need for needle exchange

Last week, volunteers removed more than 1,000 needles from in and on…

  • Oct 19, 2018

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 17, 2018

Editorial: Sixplex fire stark reminder on Fire Prevention Week

We all have to help our firefighters out.

  • Oct 12, 2018

Editorial: Poaching elk is stealing from us all

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

  • Oct 10, 2018

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

What possesses people to speed through a school zone?

  • Oct 5, 2018

Editorial: Indonesia quake would cripple us here

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

  • Oct 3, 2018

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 28, 2018

Editorial: Crofton development’s affordable housing component promising

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

  • Sep 26, 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 21, 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 19, 2018

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

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

  • Sep 14, 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 12, 2018