Lawsuit may not be the next step in VIMC vs. North Cowichan spat

VIMC/GAIN will have their solicitors ask for a “writ of Mandamus”

  • Nov 21, 2019

Time to fence Hwy. 18 for the elk

Traffic and animal population are increasing.

  • Nov 21, 2019

Crofton mill the real smoke problem in Cowichan

Once we solve this huge issue we can then address the tiny issue of the few leaf burners.

  • Nov 21, 2019

Drink wine and smoke dope as we starve

We are getting dangerously less self sufficient in food production.

  • Nov 21, 2019

Burning leaves illegal

It is also illegal to burn pressure-treated or painted wood, tires, polystyrene foam, plastic…

  • Nov 20, 2019

Light sentence in Teddy trial wrong

The judge has placed the decision on excuses.

  • Nov 19, 2019
Fatal crash with elk on Hwy. 18
Muddy Feet Farm offers a happy atmosphere for pigs
Lake Cowichan remembers war dead Nov. 11
All kinds of Halloween Fun at Youbou Hall

Cutline missed point: it’s about ALR land

The issue is not about odour or traffic

  • Nov 19, 2019

Indigenous leadership key to solving climate crisis

Denying Indigenous rights and title is a recipe for more conflict and uncertainty.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Curmudgeon letter writers have lost their way

Now their descendants write the paper raising the flag against climate activist school kids.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Our Cowichan Estuary debacle — a poem

If only thinking people would all facts consider

  • Nov 19, 2019

Thank you for heartfelt note on Remembrance Day

“War hero – Thank you for saving us. Love Akarsia”

  • Nov 19, 2019

Praise for Cherry speaking his mind

He is the last Canadian to speak his mind.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Cherry’s firing not about free speech

It has to do with the fact that he was representing a company.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Growing out and saving seed for next year

I progressed to the potential heresy of growing some plants specifically to harvest the seed

  • Nov 21, 2019

Editorial: Cowichan’s farmers thriving despite challenges

Farming and food in Cowichan are interconnected.

  • Nov 20, 2019

Chris Wilkinson column: What drives your life?

The 6 Human Needs according to Tony Robbins

  • Nov 19, 2019

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

  • Nov 17, 2019

Smoke complainers are urbanites against rural folks

We don’t have back yards. We have acreages that are treed.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Creepy car incident brings thoughts of safety of First Nations members

My mother is a Coast Salish elder who commutes through North Cowichan on a regular basis

  • Nov 15, 2019

Be bold to solve homeless problem

One remedial action would be to co-opt the empty Rona building and outfit it as a homeless shelter

  • Nov 14, 2019