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Letter: Don’t replace cross on Mount Tzouhalem

I hope it is not, either with another cross or any other human construct

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Letter: Thanks for pandemic food delivery

I just want to express my appreciation for this valuable service during the worst of health scare

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Letter: Thank you for requesting zero carbon high school

They are to be commended for this initiative

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Letter: Buy other land for Duncan Manor expansion

Stop harassing and upsetting the whole town!

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Letter: Time to truly tackle invasives

All that is needed is council’s will to act now

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Letter: People addicted to drugs not sole reason neighbourhoods unruly

Don’t want to continue locking people up and hiding them from society

  • Jul 22, 2021
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Letter: Criminal vandalism must stop

That cross was public property on Nature Conservancy land.

  • Jul 22, 2021
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Letter: Pray new weir not too little, too late

Our sluggish provincial government slacked for more than a decade

  • Jul 22, 2021
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Letter; Save Centennial Park

Don’t take away green space and safety from families

  • Jul 22, 2021
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Letter: CVRD recycling is very confusing

None of their staff can identify what was the “unacceptable” item

  • Jul 22, 2021
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Letter: Faith in humanity restored

Thanks very much to these lovely folks who ensured the wallet was returned to its owner

  • Jul 22, 2021
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Letter: Can we consider the alternative?

The answer is obviously not Erin O’Toole

  • Jul 22, 2021
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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Be on the lookout for construction zone signs

The woman had passed a flashing message board and a number of black and orange signs

  • Jul 25, 2021
Tim Schewe
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Letter: Story on logging protest clashes biased

As one of the people who was arrested, I would like to set the record and reporting straight

  • Jul 19, 2021
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Letters: Thank you firefighters!

The recent fire on Maple Bay Road was quite close to my home

  • Jul 19, 2021
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Letter: This is what climate emergency looks like

It’s time for Trudeau to stop just trying to sound like a climate leader, and start acting like one

  • Jul 19, 2021
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Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Treatment of Indigenous people atrocious

People of European descent have never been exactly good neighbours to First Nations

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Peas drying inside where it’s a bit cooler. They will be great to eat in winter. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Moving into beans as heat wave fried peas

I sowed both pole and bush beans because bush beans produce earlier and

  • Jul 24, 2021
Peas drying inside where it’s a bit cooler. They will be great to eat in winter. (Mary Lowther photo)
My two nieces and my son exploring the Cowichan River at Vimy just before the leech incident. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
My two nieces and my son exploring the Cowichan River at Vimy just before the leech incident. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
(Phil McLachlan – Western News)

We can’t predict the next wildfire disaster – but we can plan for it

Twenty years ago, there were no national statistics on wildfire evacuations

(Phil McLachlan – Western News)