Letters

To an unkown good Samaritan

Your prompt and professional action probably saved his life.

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Rescue of runaway dog heartwarming

How amazing it was for us to find out that so many people had helped

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Reasonable people can disagree — and appreciating those differences make us stronger

It’s regrettable that when people don’t like an outcome, they often attack the process.

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Raising the weir a no-brainer

I’m thrilled a public advisory group of locals has urged raising the Cowichan Lake weir

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Doubtful that affordable housing tax will yield results

Unless the proposed CHA promises bulletproof results I’ll be voting against the proposed tax

  • Jun 20th, 2018
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Amalgamation would cost Duncan residents big

Fact: the City of Duncan will lose its $500,000 annual Small City grant if we amalgamate.

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Assembly member urges “no” vote

I can state with certainty that no predictable benefit or cost savings

  • Jun 19th, 2018

How many mayors does it take to grow a community?

The best way to prepare for a lower cost, more effective government environment is to amalgamate

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Why aren’t our politicians protecting us from micro-transmitters?

In the past few months many micro-transmitters have been installed in the City of Duncan.

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Canadian traditional Christians being trampled

The covenant of T.W.U. does not specifically discriminate against anyone

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Councillor Staples votes “No!” to amalgamation

We are also very distinct and extremely proud of what makes us different.

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Amalgamation and human nature

The reality is that amalgamation never, ever saves money.

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Amalgamation a bad deal for Duncan residents

Duncan residents will pay more for water and sewer.

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Duncan may not be fully heard as part of bigger municipality

The City of Duncan is a distinct community itself, unlike any other in the Valley.

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Allowing dogs at market a selling point

I enjoy seeing them, they add interest to the market.

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Amalgamation would give Cowichan stronger voic

Change. Whether it is positive or negative, a lot of people find change to be a scary thing.

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Amalgamation not the solution

It is clear the status quo, having the City of Duncan govern a small sliver of it, is nonsensical

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Assembly was thorough in debate and research

He has publicly determined that 36 of those very citizens are wrong.

  • Jun 15th, 2018

Amalgamation the way to go

From various statistical information, the way to go is to vote yes for amalgamation.

  • Jun 15th, 2018