Editorials

Editorial: Panhandling signs a good move for Cowichan

Editorial: Panhandling signs a good move for Cowichan

Panhandlers are putting themselves at risk on busy roads

  • Feb 14, 2020
Editorial: Panhandling signs a good move for Cowichan
Editorial: Fire inspections a must-have item for North Cowichan

Editorial: Fire inspections a must-have item for North Cowichan

If someone is not hired, a great many of these required fire inspections will not be completed.

  • Feb 12, 2020
Editorial: Fire inspections a must-have item for North Cowichan
Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up

Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up

We were impressed with the response from the our local governments and emergency personnel

  • Feb 7, 2020
Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up
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Snow storm in the Cowichan Valley Feb. 13, 2021
Steelhead rescue on the Cowichan River
Keno the dog found on Mount Prevost
Rally against racism
Editorial: Watercraft towing tubers up Cowichan River an absurd idea

Editorial: Watercraft towing tubers up Cowichan River an absurd idea

Why is this a bad idea? Where to even begin?

  • Feb 5, 2020
Editorial: Watercraft towing tubers up Cowichan River an absurd idea
Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense

Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense

There are times when you have to borrow some money in order to save yourself even more down the road

  • Jan 31, 2020
Editorial: Spending on infrastructure only makes sense
Editorial: Bus connection to ferry terminals good next step

Editorial: Bus connection to ferry terminals good next step

In fact, it’s something we think is long overdue.

  • Jan 29, 2020
Editorial: Bus connection to ferry terminals good next step
Editorial: Curbing urban sprawl a laudable goal

Editorial: Curbing urban sprawl a laudable goal

We did not agree with the motion put forward to put a moratorium on development.

  • Jan 24, 2020
Editorial: Curbing urban sprawl a laudable goal
Editorial: Have your say on changes to assisted dying law

Editorial: Have your say on changes to assisted dying law

In June of 2016 Canadians gained the right to physician assisted death — but there were caveats.

  • Jan 22, 2020
Editorial: Have your say on changes to assisted dying law
Editorial: Weather unites us

Editorial: Weather unites us

Our preoccupation with the weather isn’t something to be scoffed at, it’s something to be embraced.

  • Jan 17, 2020
Editorial: Weather unites us
Editorial: Defining the Koksilah water problem is the first step
Editorial: Defining the Koksilah water problem is the first step
Editorial: We haven’t done a great job of planning ahead

Editorial: We haven’t done a great job of planning ahead

Going forward, our governments need to do a better job of taking inventory of the public facilities

  • Jan 10, 2020
Editorial: We haven’t done a great job of planning ahead
Editorial: What will finally be enough to wake up the world to climate change?

Editorial: What will finally be enough to wake up the world to climate change?

How many photos and videos of disasters will it take before we stop stalling and wasting time

  • Jan 8, 2020
Editorial: What will finally be enough to wake up the world to climate change?
Editorial: Somenos salmon warning ominous

Editorial: Somenos salmon warning ominous

There are multiple problems leading to this possible local extinction.

  • Jan 3, 2020
Editorial: Somenos salmon warning ominous
Editorial: Top 3 stories in Cowichan in 2019

Editorial: Top 3 stories in Cowichan in 2019

There was a lot of competition, but we chose our top three news stories of 2019.

  • Jan 1, 2020
Editorial: Top 3 stories in Cowichan in 2019
Editorial: New Cowichan Secondary great Christmas present

Editorial: New Cowichan Secondary great Christmas present

The drive to get a new high school in Duncan has been in the works since at least 2004

  • Dec 27, 2019
Editorial: New Cowichan Secondary great Christmas present

Editorial: How to make the Malahat safer

The road itself is not the problem when it comes to the Malahat highway, the drivers are.

  • Dec 25, 2019
Editorial: Allowing secondary dwellings part of multignerational living

Editorial: Allowing secondary dwellings part of multignerational living

On the right track allowing secondary residences and suites to be built on rural properties.

  • Dec 20, 2019
Editorial: Allowing secondary dwellings part of multignerational living
Editorial: Green tips for gift wrapping

Editorial: Green tips for gift wrapping

By nature, Christmas is a time when people wind up with a lot of garbage.

  • Dec 18, 2019
Editorial: Green tips for gift wrapping
Editorial: Drivers who blow school bus stop signs need reality check

Editorial: Drivers who blow school bus stop signs need reality check

There cannot possibly be anything so important that it’s worth a dead or seriously injured child.

  • Dec 13, 2019
Editorial: Drivers who blow school bus stop signs need reality check
Editorial: Montreal Massacre anniversary reminds us there’s still work to do

Editorial: Montreal Massacre anniversary reminds us there’s still work to do

Last week marked the 30th anniversary of one of the darkest moments in Canadian history

  • Dec 11, 2019
Editorial: Montreal Massacre anniversary reminds us there’s still work to do