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Decision to put Warmland where it is was not thought through

Why not get the new hospital going and use the old hospital for Warmland?

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Forget city projects, hire crews to clean up

Have a street sweeper out on the roads more often

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Institutions and asylums need to come back

Build an eight foot high, two foot thick enclosure. Let them bunk together.

  • Nov 26, 2020
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B.C. must completely close its borders

Our government must take these measures to stop COVID-19

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Thank you to Remembrance Day pilots

The group of six and group of four were amazing

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Why no public appeal before community policing shut down?

Do we not deserve an explanation?

  • Nov 26, 2020
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House fire Mountain View Drive, Lake Cowichan
Dog stranded in Cowichan River
Flying over Cowichan, ceremony at Cobble Hill cenotaph
Bergen pushes Liberals for better COVID-19 plan
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Shop locally this Christmas

A walk around downtown Duncan shows a huge variety of items from clothing to toys.

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Trudeau trying to have it both ways

Now, when he is forced to oppose China, he is perfectly willing to do that too

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Industrial farming not a benefit to the animals

The BCSPCA has a program that promotes farm animal welfare standards.

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Following too closely

Maintaining a buffer in front of your vehicle gives you time to recover from inattention

  • Nov 29, 2020
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Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: If you don’t have anything nice to say…

Dear Sarah, the letter began. I hope you mail a note from…

Sarah Simpson
Sonia Furstenau

Sonia Furstenau column: MLA vows to keep up the fight

COVID-19 continues to strain our communities

  • Nov 28, 2020
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Heating cable laid in the cold frame, awaiting the layer of sand. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Greenhouse growing in the winter

I have a heating cable I’ve never used that I’m contemplating putting to work in the cold frame

  • Nov 28, 2020
Heating cable laid in the cold frame, awaiting the layer of sand. (Mary Lowther photo)
Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)

Editorial: Holiday season will be different this year

We’ll have to adjust our Christmas plans this year.

  • Nov 26, 2020
Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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Thank you to kind RCMP

The three RCMP members were exceptionally considerate

  • Nov 24, 2020
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CVRD parks staff superb

Later that day I was back in the park with my dog and noticed that the rotten step had been removed

  • Nov 23, 2020
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People trying to change the economic system in wake of COVID

Yes the 2030 agenda is a real UN document

  • Nov 23, 2020
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Dramatic reduction in park fund contribution uncalled for

Urge bringing back Parks Acquisition Fund to level where realistic ability to purchase land

  • Nov 23, 2020
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We must trust in Dr. Bonnie Henry

She is our best bet.

  • Nov 23, 2020
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