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Aquatic Centre procedure nit-picking

I don’t understand why this process should be so nit-picking and demeaning.

  • Apr 19, 2021
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Feds need to focus on COVID

That is not their prerogative and not their right.

  • Apr 19, 2021
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Online censorship of government critique bad idea

Politics is a tough game folks.

  • Apr 19, 2021
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Nobody should have right to log old growth, in a just world

The biosphere of Earth is in a critical state, and that includes us.

  • Apr 19, 2021
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Possible to live in Cowichan with no car

Can someone exist with no car here? Yes, they can but at times it is inconvenient.

  • Apr 16, 2021
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Simplistic solution unrealistic

It’s certainly eye opening

  • Apr 16, 2021
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Some park goers are discarding their poop bags in thorny bushes. (Submitted)

Dump your dog poop bags in your own yard

Park instructions about dog waste are clear and simple.

  • Apr 16, 2021
Some park goers are discarding their poop bags in thorny bushes. (Submitted)
Each year, less than one per cent of the area designated for sustainable timber harvesting by B.C.’s independent chief forester is harvested. (B.C. government photo)

GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians

Industry, union leaders seek balance on old-growth preservation

  • Apr 15, 2021
Each year, less than one per cent of the area designated for sustainable timber harvesting by B.C.’s independent chief forester is harvested. (B.C. government photo)
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Trash constant problem along Drinkwater, North

I picked 50 yards along North from Drinkwater and overfilled a large yellow vinyl recycling bag!

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Parking permits for people with disabilities

These permits are issued to the person, not the vehicle owner or driver.

  • Apr 18, 2021
Tim Schewe
Robert Barron's column
Robert Barron's column
Dr. Bernhardt’s freshly planted strawberries. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Hoping for a bumper crop of strawberries

Because our new plot gets a lot of sun, maybe strawberries won’t become consumed by wood bugs

  • Apr 17, 2021
Dr. Bernhardt’s freshly planted strawberries. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Newton’s first law of motion

I could have sworn I told them to help each other get unbuckled and to come inside.

Sarah Simpson
(Courtesy photo)

Editorial: Rent bank for Cowichan a wise investment

It’s essentially the collective emergency fund

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Dr. Richard Stanwick, chief medical health officer for Island Health, speaks at a press conference on fentanyl at the Victoria Police Department on Nov. 5, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Dr. Richard Stanwick, chief medical health officer for Island Health, speaks at a press conference on fentanyl at the Victoria Police Department on Nov. 5, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Why Fish Need Water

There are always a lot of good questions around this time from concerned citizens

  • Apr 13, 2021
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More restrictions needed as COVID cases surge

It’s time for Premier Horgan to wake up and act decisively to control this third wave.

  • Apr 13, 2021
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16-year-olds don’t have the brains to vote

Current neural research indicates that the brain does not fully develop until the age of around 25.

  • Apr 12, 2021
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Duncan doesn’t need a transportation study

Better use of that money would be to commit to helping get the E&N Railway corridor up and running

  • Apr 12, 2021
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Rogers cell tower would be detrimental to neighbourhood

Our lives are of greater importance.

  • Apr 12, 2021
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