Opinion

Wi-fi should be turned off in public places when not in use

France and Isreal now have laws protecting children from wi-fi.

  • Apr 18, 2019

CVRD board cowards for not holding budget meetings

This board is like an old boy’s club but now includes women.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Editorial: Cowichan has a garbage problem

Some 2,700 pounds of garbage has been collected.

  • Apr 19, 2019

Environmentalists must practice what they preach

Environmentalists are living in the twilight zone.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Tax extraction for cars

Now you can fully understand why there never will be a return to an Island train line.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging

It is obvious the oil companies have lost any trace of social responsibility

  • Apr 17, 2019
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Replace NATO with European armed forces

This, coupled with technological advances could result in a new global economic renewal.

  • Apr 17, 2019

No to land code because real heirs don’t have voice

We have too many non-native and non-Cowichan peoples running our band office today.

  • Apr 17, 2019

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

The Rideau Canal – a poem

The curtain does fall so majestic and proud

  • Apr 16, 2019

Inattention more of a problem than speed

It is more often cheaper to dump the crashed unit rather that repair it!

  • Apr 16, 2019

Outright ban of plastic straws a must

Leaving plastic use to consumers’ decisions just isn’t working

  • Apr 16, 2019

Gladly pay more taxes to police trash dumping

This disgusting, unnecessary situation has been debated, but with little action

  • Apr 16, 2019

Chris Wilkinson column: Practical ways to tackle stress

Twenty-seven per cent of Canadian workers claim to have high to extreme levels of stress.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Slugs, growing out seed, and tasty garden greens

How can one think of love when the forces of evil are coming for your crop?

  • Apr 18, 2019

Editorial: Plenty of alternatives to plastic straws

Plastics have their place in our society, but right now there are far too many of them

  • Apr 17, 2019

Poem on Duncan homelessness

Try compassion chill the score

  • Apr 16, 2019

Bare arms cartoon uncalled for

Male politicians and government workers have to wear a shirt and tie and a suit.

  • Apr 16, 2019

Public meetings on CVRD budget a must

Public CVRD budget meetings chopped due to poor attendance

  • Apr 15, 2019

Alternative to metal and bamboo straws

Enviro Glass Straws has been manufacturing straws in Cobble Hill for at least the last eight years

  • Apr 15, 2019