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History, racism and wealth

All have a common thread.

  • Jan 22, 2021
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Misinformation spreading about proposed pension bill

There is no intention to “take the administration…away from the CPP Investment Board.”

  • Jan 22, 2021
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Social media shouldn’t have been allowed to deplatform Trump

They have no right to censor news or information

  • Jan 22, 2021
Letter writer Al Brunet argues that the trail built beside the rail line in Shawnigan Lake should instead have been built on the rail bed. (Al Brunet photo)

Trail should have been built on rail bed

The CVRD has spent far too much money on this project

  • Jan 21, 2021
Letter writer Al Brunet argues that the trail built beside the rail line in Shawnigan Lake should instead have been built on the rail bed. (Al Brunet photo)
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We need more facts about benefits of solar panels

City needs to advise taxpayers of facts and numbers for solar panels.

  • Jan 21, 2021
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Racism against Cowichan Tribes ‘unspeakable’

People are ill in our community and we should be caring and kind.

  • Jan 21, 2021
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Fire on Jan. 13, 2021, off of the Trans Canada Highway in Duncan
Lewis Apartments
Fatal fire Christmas Day in Cowichan Valley
Snow in the Cowichan Valley Dec. 21, 2020
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Do you know someone who should not be driving?

We are currently living about 10 years longer than our ability to drive safely.

  • Jan 24, 2021
Tim Schewe
Chris Wilkinson

Chris Wilkinson column: Time to slow down to speed up

In a society where we learn (are forced?) to multitask like crazy

  • Jan 23, 2021
Chris Wilkinson
Peas are great to grow in the garden, but a trellis for them in an A frame shape will offer more portability and wind resistance. (Citizen file)

Mary Lowther column: Making a foldable pea trellis on winter agenda

My previous methods required starting anew every spring

  • Jan 23, 2021
Peas are great to grow in the garden, but a trellis for them in an A frame shape will offer more portability and wind resistance. (Citizen file)
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Books open up a world of discovery

We try to eat dinner as a family every night. It happens…

Sarah Simpson
Handwashing is one of the important COVID-19 precautions. (File photo)

Editorial: Time to knuckle down on COVID precautions

It would be foolish to think that we have not had any COVID cases in Cowichan until now

  • Jan 21, 2021
Handwashing is one of the important COVID-19 precautions. (File photo)
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Cowichan Valley health professionals wonderful in crisis

I had my friend on my landline and called 811 on my cell phone.

  • Jan 19, 2021
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Quakers condemn racism

We can and must do better than this.

  • Jan 19, 2021
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Shouldn’t hiking trails be jurisdiction of parks?

Budget transparency and full disclosure please.

  • Jan 19, 2021
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Racism against First Nations people disgusting

We are living in the 21st Century, not in the Dark Ages.

  • Jan 15, 2021
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Why not shut down travel?

Meanwhile, she allows ferries to continue to run, air travel

  • Jan 15, 2021
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Hyper-partisan politics has brought about near collapse

One can only hope that saner minds will prevail and right the ship of civilized governance.

  • Jan 15, 2021
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Cleaning up our wood fires

The more we try to slow a fire down the more it is bound to crash into a smoulder.

  • Jan 15, 2021
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Road repairs urgently needed

Stretching along Trunk Road between Boundary Road and Cowichan Way.

  • Jan 15, 2021
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Time to move to public forest reserve review

I and others have urged council to ban all logging in our reserve.

  • Jan 15, 2021
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