Letters

Armed forces not the place for mentally ill

The purpose of the armed forces is national defence, not rehabilitation.

  • Feb 15, 2019

You should be thanking hard-working seniors centre volunteers

It should be appreciated that the VSO management operate within their limited budget and resources.

  • Feb 15, 2019

North Cowichan took too long to clear the snow

This last snow fall I noticed the snow plow came by later compared to previous years.

  • Feb 15, 2019

B.C. Hydro boondoggle

“We” are now up to our neck in a massive debt load.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Mollycoddling response to snowstorms ridiculous

It’s not a blizzard folks, it’s a bit of snow

  • Feb 15, 2019

Can’t just follow vocal minority on municipal forest

A community forest such as the MFR has the potential to provide sustainable benefits

  • Feb 15, 2019
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Duncan Snow Day
Walk for Missing and Murdered Men, Women and Children postponed
75th anniversary plans unveiled to council
Duncan's Granger Taylor features in documentary 'Spaceman' on CBC on Feb. 8

Thanks to superstar paper delivery person Byron

NEVER, through sleet/hail/rain/snow, and SNOW!, has Byron failed to deliver our paper

  • Feb 14, 2019

Plow driver has no idea how to properly clear snow

I’ll start this rant by saying that I spent the first 50 years of my life on the Prairies.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Plea to CVRD to reject Cowichan Bay estuary rezoning

I am completely opposed to the rezoning application for several reasons.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Say “no” to Cowichan Bay Terminal rezoning

The CVRD now has a unique, priceless chance to help start reversing decades of environmental damage

  • Feb 13, 2019

Name a landmark after Haggard

There are many local unsung heroes deserving a street, building or park named in their honour.

  • Feb 13, 2019

VSO works hard to provide low cost, nutritious food

If you don’t like it, don’t order it

  • Feb 13, 2019

Grateful neighbourhood pulled together

Van was slip-sliding away until they stepped in to help

Solution to cycle of homelessness, mental illness, drug abuse and violence

How disgusting to read that 40,000 discarded needles have been picked up

  • Feb 13, 2019

To curtail harvesting in municipal forest would squander resource

I am a retired professional forester

  • Feb 12, 2019

Forest reserve status quo a win-win

My family and I have lived bordering North Cowichan’s forest reserve for 23 years.

  • Feb 12, 2019

Pool deck, bleacher expansion best use of funds?

When was a public hearing held to discuss and debate the distribution of these funds?

  • Feb 12, 2019

Increasing taxes, not customer service, No. 1 problem

You need to find ways of delivering the necessary services with fewer, rather than more staff.

  • Feb 12, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

Change of forest practice does not mean unemployment

We are in a different era from anything we’ve known before.

  • Feb 11, 2019