Opinion

Where is the evidence of a climate emergency?

We have enjoyed a beautiful 2019 on Vancouver Island.

  • Jan 24, 2020

Do feasibility study on development moratorium

I was happy to see this motion defeated because it was not well thought out or researched.

  • Jan 24, 2020

B.C. government wasting money on legal battles

The minority NDP government has not won one of the court cases that they have proceed with.

  • Jan 23, 2020

Bicycles should be insured and licensed

He does not address the injuries that a pedestrian could incur.

  • Jan 23, 2020

What will finally be enough to wake up the world to the globalist agenda?

It’s almost as though they were setting up the very conditions needed for disaster.

  • Jan 23, 2020

Robert Barron column: Immigrants in the Cowichan Valley are an asset

If they are successful, the family would be a great addition to the Valley

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Lake Cowichan has support if it wants to control jetskis on upper Cowichan River
Protesters gather against North Cowichan's development moratorium motion
Snow in Cowichan, Jan. 15, 2020
Duncan snow day

Andrea Rondeau column: Saying goodbye to longtime colleague and friend Lexi Bainas

Lexi started in the news business going to work for The Lake News in October of 1979.

Sarah Simpson Column: Goodbye coworker, hello family!

It’s not unheard-of for many of us to have friends that become…

T.W. Paterson column: Morris Moss: ‘One of the most colourful figures this coast has ever seen’

So one historian termed the handsome Jewish pioneer

  • Jan 25, 2020

Editorial: Curbing urban sprawl a laudable goal

We did not agree with the motion put forward to put a moratorium on development.

  • Jan 24, 2020

Cleared snow has too many pollutants to just be dumped in water

The snow that is cleared has pollutants from the roadway.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Defeat of moratorium motion victory for working people

In what seems like a lifetime ago I was forced to leave the Valley based on economics.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Business at any cost to environment no longer sustainable

I am grateful that Chris Justice has made this farsighted proposal

  • Jan 22, 2020

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

Statements about fisheries incorrect

To say that west coast salmon stocks are over fished is absolutely ludicrous.

  • Jan 21, 2020

Thanks to snow clearing help, made it to work on time

As my wife and I were shovelling, a grader came by

  • Jan 21, 2020

Chris Wilkinson column: Perspective matters now more than later

The point here is that priorities matter. All the time. Every month.

  • Jan 23, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Bee problems are telling us about the state of our planet

“Beekeeping as an industry will likely be dead soon if something doesn’t change.”

  • Jan 23, 2020

Editorial: Have your say on changes to assisted dying law

In June of 2016 Canadians gained the right to physician assisted death — but there were caveats.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Moratorium on development will kill communities

Lord, I don’t want to witness another community go down.

  • Jan 20, 2020