Editorials

Editorial: City of Duncan’s expansion dreams will likely be dashed

Editorial: City of Duncan’s expansion dreams will likely be dashed

The city’s tiny geographic footprint, one square mile, the smallest city in Canada, is a problem

  • Mar 22, 2019
Editorial: City of Duncan’s expansion dreams will likely be dashed
Editorial: Blaming girls’ clothing for boys’ behaviour dangerous nonsense

Editorial: Blaming girls’ clothing for boys’ behaviour dangerous nonsense

We didn’t think anyone would actually come right out and say such…

  • Mar 20, 2019
Editorial: Blaming girls’ clothing for boys’ behaviour dangerous nonsense
Editorial: Hate and violence over Teddy trial appalling

Editorial: Hate and violence over Teddy trial appalling

We read the comments on our story about Seymour’s appeal and were appalled

  • Mar 15, 2019
Editorial: Hate and violence over Teddy trial appalling
Editorial: Low water levels in Cowichan Lake worrying

Editorial: Low water levels in Cowichan Lake worrying

This is the time of year when the lake is usually filled to capacity and beyond.

  • Mar 13, 2019
Editorial: Low water levels in Cowichan Lake worrying
Editorial: Malahat Skywalk has exciting potential for Cowichan Valley

Editorial: Malahat Skywalk has exciting potential for Cowichan Valley

We can see tourists flocking to such an experience.

  • Mar 8, 2019
Editorial: Malahat Skywalk has exciting potential for Cowichan Valley
Editorial: Budget time: don’t freak out immediately

Editorial: Budget time: don’t freak out immediately

It’s important to find out where in the budgeting process that local council is.

  • Mar 6, 2019
Editorial: Budget time: don’t freak out immediately
Signs of progress

Signs of progress

We’re showing some signs of progress in decreasing poverty

  • Mar 1, 2019
Signs of progress
Editorial: The facts speak for themselves: get vaccinated

Editorial: The facts speak for themselves: get vaccinated

People need to take a serious look at the effects of measles: loss of hearing, death

  • Feb 27, 2019
Editorial: The facts speak for themselves: get vaccinated
Editorial: RCMP have their focus in the right place: drugs

Editorial: RCMP have their focus in the right place: drugs

There’s a lot of money involved in illegal drugs; some are doing very well off the misery of others.

  • Feb 22, 2019
Editorial: RCMP have their focus in the right place: drugs
Editorial: Do you know what to do if faced with medical emergency?

Editorial: Do you know what to do if faced with medical emergency?

Would you even know that they needed help?

  • Feb 20, 2019
Editorial: Do you know what to do if faced with medical emergency?
Editorial: Invasive species a problem that didn’t need to be

Editorial: Invasive species a problem that didn’t need to be

You see, parrot’s feather didn’t just naturally sprout in the area.

  • Feb 15, 2019
Editorial: Invasive species a problem that didn’t need to be

Editorial: A few winter driving pet peeves

No matter how nice it is outside in January, we can’t count…

  • Feb 13, 2019
Editorial: Duncan cutting off its nose to spite its face with unilateral funding cut

Editorial: Duncan cutting off its nose to spite its face with unilateral funding cut

It’s well worth the $30,000 the City of Duncan contributes annually.

  • Feb 8, 2019
Editorial: Duncan cutting off its nose to spite its face with unilateral funding cut
Editorial: Barriers to get beyond emergency shelter

Editorial: Barriers to get beyond emergency shelter

Ideally, folks using the homeless shelters will move on to more sustainable housing situations.

  • Feb 6, 2019
Editorial: Barriers to get beyond emergency shelter
The big windstorm just before Christmas caused devastating damage at the BC Forest Discovery Centre. (Citizen file)

Editorial: Forest Discovery Centre needs our help after devastating storm

After trees came down, the repair work must begin on important Valley attraction

  • Feb 1, 2019
The big windstorm just before Christmas caused devastating damage at the BC Forest Discovery Centre. (Citizen file)
Vast Cowichan childhood poverty stats a wake-up call

Vast Cowichan childhood poverty stats a wake-up call

These children did not ask to be born into poverty.

  • Jan 30, 2019
Vast Cowichan childhood poverty stats a wake-up call
Editorial: Downtown Duncan facing crime, drugs, littering epidemic; we must all be part of the solution

Editorial: Downtown Duncan facing crime, drugs, littering epidemic; we must all be part of the solution

There are more of us than there are of those creating the problems.

  • Jan 25, 2019
Editorial: Downtown Duncan facing crime, drugs, littering epidemic; we must all be part of the solution
Editorial: We don’t think enough about our impacts on the world

Editorial: We don’t think enough about our impacts on the world

Six eagles were killed, and six others were sickened after being poisoned.

  • Jan 23, 2019
Editorial: We don’t think enough about our impacts on the world
Editorial: National rowing training centre will bring benefits for Cowichan

Editorial: National rowing training centre will bring benefits for Cowichan

This is an incredibly exciting win for the Cowichan Valley.

  • Jan 18, 2019
Editorial: National rowing training centre will bring benefits for Cowichan
Storm damage on Cowichan Bay Road. (submitted)

Editorial: Looking back at windstorm helps us prepare for next time

BC Hydro says it was the most destructive storm in its history

  • Jan 16, 2019
Storm damage on Cowichan Bay Road. (submitted)