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One final letter rebuking absurdity

There are huge benefits to society when diversity is promoted

  • Apr 5, 2021
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Trudeau too down on Canada

Responding to Meghan and Harry affair he stated that he would stand against intolerance in Canada

  • Apr 5, 2021
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Vaccination experience quick and painless

To those who are now eligible, please make an appointment soon as possible.

  • Apr 5, 2021
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Cancer cure rate is pretty good

The results for children’s cancers are even better.

  • Apr 5, 2021
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New COVID strategy needed

There are currently five different self-administered home quick results tests for COVID.

  • Apr 5, 2021
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Defund Trans Mountain, invest in Green New Deal

There is a historical precedent in Canada.

  • Apr 1, 2021
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Grammys and Academy Awards unpopular because they’re too woke

It has become tiring and burdensome to have “woke” ideology shoved down our throats by zealots

  • Mar 31, 2021
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NDP mishandling cruise ship question

The irony of this is that we still have an NDP government in B.C. for another three and a half years

  • Mar 31, 2021
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Leave the Bell McKinnon area plan alone

Now here we are 2021, and council is saying that they can change or even scrap the BMLAP

  • Mar 31, 2021
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COVID restrictions should be targeted

I also feel this one size fits all policy is wrong.

  • Mar 31, 2021
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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Horses count as a vehicle on the roadway

The horse or horse drawn vehicle is entitled to use our roads in the same way as a driver does.

  • Apr 4, 2021
Tim Schewe
Robert’s column
Robert’s column
This lettuce grown in the greenhouse is ready to eat now. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Replenishing soil produces the best vegetables

Since plants require trace minerals to be nutritious enough, I add them to my fertilizer mix.

  • Apr 3, 2021
This lettuce grown in the greenhouse is ready to eat now. (Mary Lowther photo)
Cheryl and Patty Bennett are ‘street angels’ who regularly pick up garbage in their Cowichan Valley neighbourhood. (Gail Taylor photo)
Cheryl and Patty Bennett are ‘street angels’ who regularly pick up garbage in their Cowichan Valley neighbourhood. (Gail Taylor photo)
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FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
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There’s a reason that the phrase tells us to stop and smell the roses. A boom in gardening is one benefit that has come from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Citizen file)

Editorial: Gardening trend has many benefits

We sincerely hope it’s an interest that people will stick with through the other side of the pandemic

  • Apr 1, 2021
There’s a reason that the phrase tells us to stop and smell the roses. A boom in gardening is one benefit that has come from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Citizen file)
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My Sunday walk — counting dog poop

I counted on one side of my walk 46 glumps, plumps and piles of dog poop.

  • Mar 30, 2021
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Nobody denying need to expand Duncan Manor

Why not upgrade an area rather than downgrade another?

  • Mar 29, 2021
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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Drivers who try to bulldoze through others

Inevitably I will end up with nothing but grille showing in my rearview mirror

  • Mar 28, 2021
Tim Schewe
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Robert Barron column: Will the world ever be the same again?

I’ve heard many people say that they can’t ever see themselves in a crowded room

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