Editorials

Editorial: Installing Wi-Fi in hospitals should be a priority

It boils down to a couple of major considerations: boredom and isolation.

  • Apr 27, 2018

Editorial: Affordable housing vital for our community’s future

These aren’t deadbeats or troublemakers. These are regular folks who can’t find a roof

  • Apr 25, 2018

Editorial: New driving test for seniors more fair than DriveABLE

It does not require seniors to use a computer program

  • Apr 20, 2018
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Editorial: Scammers out in force in 2018 tax season

Scammers prey on regular people’s fear of being hit with a huge bill

  • Apr 18, 2018

Editorial: Are councillors salaries really that low?

There are several problems with those arguments

  • Apr 13, 2018

Editorial: Swimming hole issue a question of respect

We can’t blame the owners for taking action to secure their property.

  • Apr 11, 2018

Editorial: Planning key to solving Cowichan Bay’s problems

A previous lack of planning has already led to some pitfalls

  • Apr 6, 2018

Editorial: Overdose prevention site clearly necessary

There have been more than 30 overdoses there since it opened

  • Apr 4, 2018

Editorial: School re-opening positive news for the whole Cowichan Valley

Years of school closures, which have seriously impacted families and entire communities

  • Mar 30, 2018

Editorial: Speed tables great neighbourhood additions

Who knew speed tables (big speed bumps) were so controversial?

  • Mar 28, 2018

Editorial: Cape Town provides cautionary tale on World Water Day

Are you prepared? Do you know what you will do to conserve?

  • Mar 23, 2018

Editorial: Fire siren question brings out passion in Cowichan

One thing’s for sure, nobody seems to be neutral on the question

  • Mar 21, 2018

Lowering the voting age not as crazy as it seems at first glance

It is important to make youth feel enfranchised, and get them interested in democratic participation

  • Mar 16, 2018

Editorial: Cowichan Valley needs education on animal abuse

Did nobody from the public, no friends, family or aquaintances, see the dog?

  • Mar 14, 2018

Editorial: Sharing the air: control of odours a challenge

One of the most difficult things to legislate is odours.

  • Mar 9, 2018

Editorial: Liberals bait and switch on national pharmacare

With a national plan, we are a much bigger entity, and as such, we can negotiate better drug prices.

  • Mar 7, 2018

Editorial: Capitals hockey team important to Cowichan community

Things like community pride and economic spinoffs are often difficult to measure, but they’re real.

Editorial: Refreshing to see North Cowichan plan ahead

North Cowichan should be congratulated for requiring electric vehicle charging capacity

  • Feb 28, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018