Editorials

Editorial: Haunting red dresses the first step

Here was a graphic representation of loss, tragedy and mystery.

  • Feb 16, 2018

Editorial: Waste not, want not; redistributing food good for everyone

We waste more than $31 billion worth of food in Canada every year.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Editorial: We must nip in the bud marijuana producers eating farmland

Farmland sacrificed to this purpose is taken out of production of food.

  • Feb 14, 2018
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Cowichan District Hospital fire
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Editorial: Code of conduct nips future problems in the bud

This doesn’t and shouldn’t mean that everyone has to hold hands and sing ‘Kumbaya’

  • Feb 9, 2018

Editorial: Waste not, want not; redistributing food good for everyone

We waste more than $31 billion worth of food in Canada every year.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Editorial: Transparency needed on Mesachie Lake fire hall closure

Replacing rumour with facts in a case like this serves the public interest

  • Feb 2, 2018

Editorial: Province abandoning Cowichan Bay Road to continual flooding

Sometimes the wheel does have to squeak, loudly, to get the grease.

  • Jan 31, 2018

Editorial: Important to plan now for inevitable change in future hospital area

The building of a new hospital on Bell McKinnon Road will dramatically change the area.

  • Jan 26, 2018

Editorial: Rain capture ideas inspirational

Why, one might wonder, can’t we shift some of that rainfall to our drought times?

  • Jan 24, 2018

Editorial: Block out the distractions when you’re driving

I just need to quickly take this call. Traffic is moving slowly anyway.

  • Jan 19, 2018

Editorial: Start planning now for Duncan warming centre next winter

We can only hope that we’ve already been through the worst of winter

  • Jan 17, 2018

Editorial: Cowichan should have a milk dispenser

This is an exciting step towards a more sustainable food movement.

  • Jan 12, 2018

Editorial: ‘Missing’ means cruel uncertainty for those left behind

It’s one of the very worst things that anybody can suffer through

  • Jan 10, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

Editorial: Plight of senior renters a quiet crisis

Seniors are badly affected by the lack of affordable rentals.

  • Jan 5, 2018

Editorial: New fireworks restrictions step in right direction

Animal owners everywhere will cheer the decision

  • Jan 3, 2018

Editorial: Deepening opioid crisis number one story of 2017

Vast majority of street drugs, over 80 per cent, contain at least some fentanyl.

  • Dec 29, 2017

Editorial: We need to re-learn how to slow down

We’d love to see a return to a time when businesses could close up shop for a few days

  • Dec 27, 2017

Editorial: Safety first this holiday when on the road

Holiday driving can be a stressful task at the best of times.

  • Dec 22, 2017

Column: Visible house numbers should be mandatory

The most important purpose for house numbers is for emergency crews.