Opinion

Twin Gables needs to be demolished

The motel has been an eyesore for some time.

  • Feb 24, 2020

First Nations own their lands

Those are Canadian laws and not formed with conversation with First Nations

  • Feb 24, 2020

Striking just loses you money

An example is the previous B.C. teachers strike.

  • Feb 24, 2020

CVRD obstructing people who want tiny house living

I have concerns about CVRD’s bizarre position in regards to tiny houses.

  • Feb 24, 2020

We must learn from the Oka crisis

If our prime minister uses police “force” to remove the blockades it will be a huge mistake

  • Feb 24, 2020

Is this vigilante action?

The police did take a man away in handcuffs from the Courtenay road blockade

  • Feb 24, 2020
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Fire at Twin Gables Motel in Crofton, B.C.
Drone joins search for Ethan Sampson
Russell Farm Market flooding
Open House on gypsy moth spraying at Lake Cowichan

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

Council’s method of running city business jaw-dropping

How about getting over small town thinking in granting friends/acquaintances contracts

  • Feb 21, 2020

Teaching the most important career in the world

I’m glad to report our children are in great hands.

  • Feb 21, 2020

WFP strike was long but necessary fight

Joe’s implication that it would be wise to work without a contract is backwards.

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

What does it hurt to listen?

It seems that the only way open to be acknowledged now is to confront

  • Feb 20, 2020

Teck mine a test for Canadian government

The climate crisis matters to Canadians

  • Feb 20, 2020

Teck mine a betrayal

Teck mine a betrayal You will be betraying those who supported your…

  • Feb 20, 2020

Approving Teck mine unacceptable

The project’s finances are built on false assumptions

  • Feb 20, 2020

Liberals must turn down Teck Frontier mine

The mine is incompatible with our climate targets.

  • Feb 20, 2020

Turn down Canada’s largest ever tar sands mine

We must not approve this mine.

  • Feb 20, 2020

Robert Barron column: Let’s see more roundabouts in the Cowichan Valley

I commend the city planners for their wisdom in installing a roundabout there.

Drivesmart column: Let’s block the road

Police resources to cope with the size of the protest group is an important consideration.

  • Feb 23, 2020

Andrea Rondeau column: There are good people in Cowichan, along with the bad

The generosity of the people and businesses in the Cowichan Valley never ceases to warm my heart.