Letters

Some measures to make a rail decision

Let us first decide on what metrics we use to make decisions

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Notley, Horgan looking for popularity with pipeline stances

Both Notley and Horgan never mention this in their photo ops.

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Ottawa just doesn’t get it

It is obvious that our future will depend on solar, wind, tidal and various other forms of energy

  • Apr 19th, 2018

All for stricter limits on foreign ownership

The letter entitled “Protectionism not the answer to Canada’s ills” couldn’t be more wrong

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Try eliminating fire siren for practices first

The siren is really not needed at all

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Fire siren is a necessity, not a nuisance

Shutting off the fire siren at night is a punch in the face to public safety and our firefighters.

  • Apr 19th, 2018
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Huge crowd loves The Stampeders show in Duncan
Cowichan Tribes hold mock emergency
Lake Cowichan Fire Department Food Bank hockey game
Nourish Cowichan's fundraising tea party a great success

Albertans may drown in their bitumen

What Albertans so stridently demanded for themselves they would now refuse to others.

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Enhanced Road Assessment discriminative to seniors

This style of test is inconsistent with how other drivers are tested or re-tested

  • Apr 18th, 2018

People need to respect nature and private property

We have huge boundary problems.

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Cowichan culture boozers, losers?

Instead he should find enough sober people to get together and buy a property.

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Adding CVRD stipend to debate a logical fallacy

The CVRD work is separate, and can require almost as many hours as the council position.

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Great care from CDH

I recently had a foot that was broken

  • Apr 16th, 2018

The case for the pipeline unconvincing

The cost to produce a barrel of bitumen averages $67 U.S., a breakeven point at today’s prices.

  • Apr 16th, 2018

By taking biggest fish only small procreate

We have only ourselves to blame

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Expansion of electronic monitoring needs extreme caution

Are we really advocating providing insurers and governments with this kind of data?

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Teddy’s case hearbreaking

How many people walked by repeatedly, saw the torture, and did nothing!

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Keep Cowichan Bay village old-fashioned

Another Cowichan Bay study, this one called a charrette — mostly nonsense.

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Oil, bitumen not the only threats to the Salish Sea

Human beings are notoriously poor at evaluating risk.

  • Apr 13th, 2018

More public river access is a must

Maybe councillors are hard of hearing. Maybe they just don’t swim.

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Freeze administration salaries and give it to councillors, perhaps

Better still, council’s pay hike could come from new tax money gained from elusive economic growth

  • Apr 12th, 2018