Opinion

Editorial: Slow down from holiday rush to enjoy season

First, you have to be realistic and admit to yourself that you can’t do everything.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Clean-burning rural folk a myth

Very few who burn wood do it without the choking smoke I see from my window

  • Dec 4, 2019

Homeless have moved to Chesterfield Avenue area

In the last three weeks, we have used three naloxone kits, and the trend seems to be continuing.

  • Dec 4, 2019
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First Nations drummers perform before Motorsport public hearing
Duncan Christmas Kick-Off 2019
Celtic Rhythms and Summit Dance celebrate Christmas 2019
'Little Scrooge' offers fun family entertainment at Lake Cowichan

Big media’s mind control program

Big media has the power to manipulate and control our perception of reality.

  • Dec 3, 2019

Help for people who have to travel for medical appointments?

But what about those who aren’t able to drive?

  • Dec 3, 2019

Lots of positive things going on in the world

Knowledge is most useful when shared.

  • Dec 3, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Making your own supplements from garden plants

Health food stores offer powdered green supplements to augment deficiencies of commercial vegetables

  • Dec 5, 2019

Editorial: Consider buying in Cowichan this Christmas

You’ll find great, unique gifts, great service and the personal touch.

  • Dec 4, 2019

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019

An Island Santa — poem

An Island Santa’s different

  • Dec 2, 2019

Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit expansion vs. doubling your taxes

This is your last chance to participate in the public input

  • Nov 29, 2019

Simple pleasures

Most of all, I love the simple tactile joys of a bygone era.

  • Nov 29, 2019

One Cowichan exterting outsized influence

Who needs an elected CVRD when we have One Cowichan?

  • Nov 29, 2019

Engineers can solve VIMC sound problem

Acoustic engineering has been practiced since the first cathedral designed to carry a human voice

  • Nov 28, 2019

In defence of student climate activists

Cantelon should take the time to actually meet and discuss face to face with these local students

  • Nov 28, 2019

Thanks to Mill Bay fire, even though it was a false alarm

My CO senso started to beep at an alarming rate at 20:00 hours

  • Nov 28, 2019

Get a sidewalk snow clearing machine

Last winter the sidewalks were in completely horrible condition re: snow non-clearance.

  • Nov 28, 2019

Excellent treatment at Cowichan Hospital

Recently my husband and I needed to go to the Cowichan District Hospital’s emergency ward.

  • Nov 28, 2019

Homeless claims are bogus

Give them food, clothing stamps etc., but no money and see how fast the situation clears up.

  • Nov 28, 2019

Scheer not the problem, Conservative policies are

The upper class, with no class, is on the way down.

  • Nov 28, 2019