Opinion

Mary Lowther column: The many charms of alfalfa

A few years ago I bought a small packet of alfalfa seeds

  • Jun 27, 2020

Sarah Simpson Column: Other people’s stuff is way cooler than yours

I just saw one of the most memorable events of my childhood…

Duncan generous with offers of help

I had three offers from locals for a boost.

  • Jun 23, 2020
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Island Corridor costs taxpayers nothing

What we will not support is a vision that restricts the use of the corridor to a single use

  • Jun 23, 2020

Scientific literacy critic to nation’s well-being

Let’s hold ourselves and others to higher standards of truth-seeking.

  • Jun 23, 2020

Many questions surrounding supportive housing projects

Comments were made being in favour of the project

  • Jun 23, 2020

Speak up in AAP on new RCMP detachment

No alternatives are provided for discussion.

  • Jun 23, 2020

City boulevards not being mowed

There is presently a bylaw that is enforceable to have these boulevards maintained.

  • Jun 22, 2020

Two sides to every story

More people are flying again. More pollution.

  • Jun 22, 2020

CFLA does important work in the communi

I am distressed that CFLA has had to cancel their fundraisers because of COVID-19.

  • Jun 22, 2020

Take a one day break to educate yourself

I believe it would make the world a better place.

  • Jun 22, 2020

North Cowichan should defer new RCMP stati

I understand that the RCMP building is crowded and antiquated but it did not get that way overnight

  • Jun 22, 2020

Editorial: Opioid crisis hits us in the face in May; what are we going to do about it?

Thus far, we have largely treated opioid addiction and use as a crime problem

  • Jun 25, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

We’ve done well on COVID, we must do the same on climate change

We have proven on a national and international scale that we humans can mobilize vast efforts

  • Jun 22, 2020

Alistair MacGregor column: Parliament still working, despite what some are saying

My goal through this pandemic has always been to get more help to more people more quickly.

  • Jun 21, 2020

Drivesmart column: The world is my ashtray

Some people always toss their butts out the window regardless of the time of year or risk

  • Jun 21, 2020

Mary Lowther column: A good garden is in the watering

David says I’m two-timing the garden.

  • Jun 20, 2020

Sarah Simpson column: Talking to the kids about racism

it gave rise to a great discussion in the car on the way to and from the event.

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting