Opinion

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019

Time is now to demand more beds for new hospital

Hopefully, Cowichan won’t suffer the same fate as the North Island hospitals

  • Jun 14, 2019

Elizabeth May deserves credit for whale ban bill

But after such a brilliant, non-partisan triumph, why ruin the moment?

  • Jun 14, 2019

Population control needed to fight climate change

So the only reason for this increase in fossil fuel usage is because of our population increase.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Driver dangerously dodges into crosswalk

An elderly gentleman was about to step off the curb to cross

  • Jun 14, 2019

People should live within their means, pay for their own daycare

They do not have to go and buy a brand new car or new furniture on credit.

  • Jun 14, 2019
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744 (Cowichan) Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 56th annual review June 1, 2019
Colourful new mural at Whippletree Junction celebrates Cowichan Valley's Chinese heritage
Forestry protest at North Cowichan offices
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Climate change is real

Every day people are taking advantage of this world

  • Jun 13, 2019

Crofton Road upgrades begin this fall: Routley

Upgrading Crofton Road has been one of my top priorities as MLA for Nanaimo-North Cowichan.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Shame on driver for not stopping at hitting deer

Please slow down on your commute through our neighbourhoods.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Slow down for deer in the early morning to avoid tragedy

I sat with her, comforted her by stroking her head and talking to her as she took her final breaths

  • Jun 13, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Crime Stoppers is back, plus, why crime is important to write about

As a newspaper we cover crime as more than just entertainment.

Sarah Simpson column: Daddy Day field trip to City Hall a hit

“They want to go upstairs so I made them ask at the front desk.”

T.W. Paterson column: ‘One Hundred Dollar Man’ gave us provincial park

“…the more pious they look, by jingo, that’s the time to watch the blighters.”

  • Jun 15, 2019

Editorial: Time for action on national pharmacare plan

The report calls for a basic plan for essential medications by 2022, and comprehensive list by 2027

  • Jun 14, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

Jock Finlayson is the exectuive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 22, 2019

Get with the changing times, re: paying for daycare

1. This is the 21st century, not the world of Charles Dickens.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Too many things from the Free Store going into landfill

Upset by the amount of Free Store recyclables that end up in the landfill at the Bings Creek?

  • Jun 12, 2019

Political parties must address deforestation and growth

We can no longer base our lifestyle on continuous consumption and never-ending growth.

  • Jun 12, 2019