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Death and a happy ending

Getting to see her one last time meant the world to me.

  • Feb 19, 2021
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Thanks for snow clearing

Thank you very much neighbour.

  • Feb 18, 2021
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Local business provides quality service

Local business, United Flooring, stepped up to replace the flooring at their cost.

  • Feb 18, 2021
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Mayor stands by comments on cell towers

Deferring to the federal experts at the CRTC and the relevant federal ministries

  • Feb 18, 2021
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Ban hunting in the Cowichan Bay estuary

The beautiful Cowichan Estuary is one of the richest habitat areas of the world

  • Feb 18, 2021
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Violence unacceptable, no matter the political cause

We can’t be selective, ignoring violence on one side while condemning its use by others.

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Rally against racism
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Properties residents don’t want cell tower

Mayor Al Siebring’s cavalier attitude towards his community is shocking

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Mayor’s comments shaming, belittling

We have all benefited from those willing to ‘squirrel down’ and expose the harm

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Sonia Furstenau setting a good example

She has the broadmindedness to applaud what she can, even in her opponents.

  • Feb 16, 2021
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Freighters aren’t the biggest problem on our oceans

Noise? Most populated areas are surrounded by so much traffic noise

  • Feb 16, 2021
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We must act to oppose those who threaten public safety

Freedom of speech is one thing. Advocating behaviour that threatens public safety is another.

  • Feb 16, 2021
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Trump’s acquittal a dark day for democracy

May the United States citizens wake up, and soon.

  • Feb 16, 2021
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Putting solar on Hydro rights-of-way not so simple

Any plan to place solar panels on the R/W would require renegotiation with each landowner

  • Feb 16, 2021
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Install speed humps on Gibbins Road

Local authorities then debated installing legal, signed speed humps there

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Take old growth forests off the chopping block

These trees would take 1,000 years to grow again, if it were possible.

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Climate in crisis

Please — help raise awareness of this weak plan and demand emission reduction targets!

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Presumed consent for organ donation unethical

In research settings, consent is something that must be actively provided by an individual

  • Feb 10, 2021
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Federal government response to COVID a failure

He could have invoked the Emergencies Act

  • Feb 10, 2021
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For everyone who’s suffering: a poem

Our world has changed

  • Feb 9, 2021
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If you build it, they will come

To address the homeless and addiction issues facing Duncan at this time.

  • Feb 9, 2021
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