Opinion

Canada has not done well under Trudeau government

His statements about Canada’s “good progress” are simply not true.

  • May 16, 2019

Not feasible to completely stop development in Cowichan Valley

Where does he recommend that the growing population move to?

  • May 16, 2019

Drivesmart column: Where are the corners of your vehicle

We were expected to drive as fast as we were able to in addition to leaving all the cones alone.

  • May 19, 2019
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Celebration for opening of IWA annex at Lake Cowichan museum
Holiday weekend talent show packs 'em in at Lake Cowichan
Heritage Days truck parade at Lake Cowichan
Bike parade fun at Lake Cowichan Heritage Days

Andrea Rondeau column: Positives on the environmental front

Does hearten me so many people concerned about future of environment they’re taking it to the polls.

Sarah Simpson Column: Airing out my dirty laundry

Last week I visited Mill Bay resident Judy van der Boom to…

T.W. Paterson column: Remembering four-time Duncan mayor J.C. Wragg

At one time he owned 14 stores and was the biggest individual taxpayer in Duncan

  • May 18, 2019

Editorial: Opioid crisis coming to a beach near you in Cowichan

Worryingly, carfentanil was detected in more than one quarter of the fentanyl detected deaths.

  • May 17, 2019

Young generation wants to blame the older folks

Youth of today should redirect passion and enthusiasm toward advancing education, life experiences

  • May 15, 2019

Proposed ‘emergency’ alternative route nothing but a land grab

We need immediate transparency and full disclosure of all details regarding this project

  • May 15, 2019

Socialism is not enough

Pursuing our dream of individual liberties and gratifications is killing us.

  • May 15, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Naked Gardening Day — really, it’s a thing

World Naked Gardening Day, on the other hand, is celebrated on the first Saturday of May

  • May 16, 2019

Editorial: We’d like to see clotheslines allowed for all

We’d like to see everyone have a clothesline rather than the other way around.

  • May 15, 2019

Do the math on clotheslines

That’s an awful lot of extra work each week

  • May 13, 2019

Medical ads proliferating on TV

It varies from eight to 12 minutes

  • May 13, 2019

Are idles afraid to turn engine off?

Maybe their big muscle pick-ups have left them so destitute they can’t afford to replace a battery

  • May 13, 2019

Climate change effects obvious on Cowichan River, wildfire season

The Cowichan River now is lower here than it was in August last year

  • May 13, 2019

Why are we looking to harvest Stoney Hill during fire season?

We all know summers have been getting drier and drier.

  • May 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Drivesmart column: Distracted driving laws in B.C.

I’ve investigated a fatal collision where a driver was adjusting his CD music

  • May 12, 2019

Guest column: Expert advice for our watersheds? Find the courage to call!

“Don’t feel ashamed or feel you are ratting someone out.”

  • May 12, 2019