Editorials

Editorial: Graffiti is a problem worth addressing in Duncan

Editorial: Graffiti is a problem worth addressing in Duncan

The City of Duncan has once again been overrun by this unwanted scrawling mess.

  • Aug 14, 2019
Editorial: Graffiti is a problem worth addressing in Duncan
Editorial: New Habitat housing good news for Cowichan Valley affordable housing problem

Editorial: New Habitat housing good news for Cowichan Valley affordable housing problem

House prices have skyrocketed in the last five years

  • Aug 9, 2019
Editorial: New Habitat housing good news for Cowichan Valley affordable housing problem
Editorial: Shame on airlines for trying to block basic consumer protections

Editorial: Shame on airlines for trying to block basic consumer protections

In what other industry can a business wreck your things, not give you what you paid for?

  • Aug 7, 2019
Editorial: Shame on airlines for trying to block basic consumer protections
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Dog stranded in Cowichan River
Flying over Cowichan, ceremony at Cobble Hill cenotaph
Elections BC aiming for results on November 16
B.C. election called for Oct. 24
Catalyst tests out the pumps at the Cowichan Lake weir. (Ed Bonenfant photo)

Editorial: Pumping forecast a wake-up call on Cowichan water

It looks like we’re not going to dodge the bullet this year.

  • Aug 2, 2019
Catalyst tests out the pumps at the Cowichan Lake weir. (Ed Bonenfant photo)
Collecting used needles has become routine for a group that has taken to patrolling the Duncan highway corridor. (submitted)

Editorial: New safety office to tackle Duncan corridor crime just the beginning

Duncan is facing a problem like no other in its history. We…

  • Jul 26, 2019
Collecting used needles has become routine for a group that has taken to patrolling the Duncan highway corridor. (submitted)
Editorial: Time to lobby for clean-up-Quamichan cash

Editorial: Time to lobby for clean-up-Quamichan cash

Saving Quamichan Lake is worth the investment.

  • Jul 24, 2019
Editorial: Time to lobby for clean-up-Quamichan cash
Editorial: Spate of impaired drivers in Cowichan disquieting

Editorial: Spate of impaired drivers in Cowichan disquieting

People cannot claim ignorance.

  • Jul 19, 2019
Editorial: Spate of impaired drivers in Cowichan disquieting
Editorial: There’s a price tag for illegal dumping

Editorial: There’s a price tag for illegal dumping

There’s no excuse for this anti-social behaviour.

  • Jul 17, 2019
Editorial: There’s a price tag for illegal dumping
Editorial: Change in North Cowichan cannabis shop policy only makes sense

Editorial: Change in North Cowichan cannabis shop policy only makes sense

The existing rules make no sense unless the goal is prohibition.

  • Jul 12, 2019
Editorial: Change in North Cowichan cannabis shop policy only makes sense
Editorial: 6% an unacceptable tax increase

Editorial: 6% an unacceptable tax increase

It’s important to keep in mind that it’s still really early in…

  • Jul 10, 2019
Editorial: 6% an unacceptable tax increase
Editorial: Concerns of Duncan neighbourhoods inundated with homeless legitimate

Editorial: Concerns of Duncan neighbourhoods inundated with homeless legitimate

Nobody would want this in their neighbourhood.

  • Jul 5, 2019
Editorial: Concerns of Duncan neighbourhoods inundated with homeless legitimate
Editorial: Water bodies under stress from all directions

Editorial: Water bodies under stress from all directions

Our water bodies and all of the life they sustain are under increasing strain.

  • Jul 3, 2019
Editorial: Water bodies under stress from all directions
Editorial: Duncan drug house bylaw promising

Editorial: Duncan drug house bylaw promising

It’s been a perennial problem — drug houses operating in neighbourhoods.

  • Jun 28, 2019
Editorial: Duncan drug house bylaw promising
Editorial: Slow down and stop the animal slaughter on our roads

Editorial: Slow down and stop the animal slaughter on our roads

You should slow the heck down for your own safety, anyway.

  • Jun 26, 2019
Editorial: Slow down and stop the animal slaughter on our roads

Genocide an appropriate term

Cowichan Tribes Chief Chip Seymour isn’t afraid to tell it like it…

  • Jun 19, 2019
Editorial: Time for action on national pharmacare plan

Editorial: Time for action on national pharmacare plan

The report calls for a basic plan for essential medications by 2022, and comprehensive list by 2027

  • Jun 14, 2019
Editorial: Time for action on national pharmacare plan
Editorial: Whale of a win in parliament not the end of the fight

Editorial: Whale of a win in parliament not the end of the fight

Whales and dolphins are amazing creatures.

  • Jun 12, 2019
Editorial: Whale of a win in parliament not the end of the fight
Editorial: No after-hours vet care in Cowichan is bad news

Editorial: No after-hours vet care in Cowichan is bad news

One letter writer was worried about post-surgery complications that pets may experience.

  • Jun 7, 2019
Editorial: No after-hours vet care in Cowichan is bad news
Editorial: Learning the lessons of D-Day and the Second World War

Editorial: Learning the lessons of D-Day and the Second World War

It’s a crucial date in the history of the world.

  • Jun 5, 2019
Editorial: Learning the lessons of D-Day and the Second World War
Editorial: Don’t boil your best buddy in a hot car this summer

Editorial: Don’t boil your best buddy in a hot car this summer

Consider how your dog feels shut up in that killing sauna

  • May 31, 2019
Editorial: Don’t boil your best buddy in a hot car this summer