Opinion

My favourite copper shovel and a file ready to sharpen it. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Treat your tools like your best friends

Autumn is here now and it’s time to clean my tools especially well

  • Nov 26, 2022
My favourite copper shovel and a file ready to sharpen it. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson
Sarah Simpson
Think about shopping locally for the holidays this year. (Metro Creative Services photo)

Editorial: Shop locally for the holidays this year

It seemed that Christmas paraphernalia went up in stores earlier than ever…

  • Nov 24, 2022
Think about shopping locally for the holidays this year. (Metro Creative Services photo)
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Letter: Method wrong, but killing pig for food not

A real need for local food production

  • Nov 22, 2022
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Letter: Bill 36 bad for health care

Politicians have systematically crippled healthcare under their governance

  • Nov 21, 2022
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Letter: Does North Cowichan want 500-plus loaded logging trucks on its streets?

Revenues from both conservation options exceed those of logging

  • Nov 21, 2022
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Letter: New forest management plan long overdue

Priority on choosing forest management that will conserve our important older 2nd-growth forests

  • Nov 21, 2022
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Letter: Agree headline stigmatized homeless

It just ramps up the negative feeling in the community

  • Nov 21, 2022
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Letter: Time to make official residence historic showpiece

Concerns about our prime minister’s official residence understandable from health and safety angles

  • Nov 21, 2022
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Letter: Time to draft tree protection bylaw

Such a long-awaited bylaw is logically mentioned in our new official community plan

  • Nov 21, 2022
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Chris Wilkinson
Chris Wilkinson
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Yellow ribbons mean the crash has been checked

If you come across a vehicle in the ditch, please be alert for this bright yellow tape

  • Nov 20, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Sometimes history is not exactly as it’s written

Coin draws into question just when Europeans first started settling North America’s east coast

Robert’s column
Witloof chickory harvested, trimmed and stored in coconut coir. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Giving witloof chicory another go

I decided to try replanting the roots to see if they got bigger this year

  • Nov 19, 2022
Witloof chickory harvested, trimmed and stored in coconut coir. (Mary Lowther photo)
If there’s one thing you don’t want crawling up your leg, it’s this thing. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Sarah Simpson column: Family chaos creates the moments we remember

Do you remember a while back when I wrote about my son’s…

If there’s one thing you don’t want crawling up your leg, it’s this thing. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
letters

Letter: Thank you to everyone who participated in Remembrance Day

Most important remembrance of our veterans

  • Nov 18, 2022
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Letter: Surely we can do better by this world

The deforestation of Canada continues as we supply the world with raw logs by the shipload

  • Nov 18, 2022
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Letter: Council must have courage to stand up for conservation

The average net revenue into municipal coffers is $135,000

  • Nov 18, 2022
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Letter: Thank you for Cowichan organization

Cowichan Independent Living Disability Resource Centre

  • Nov 18, 2022
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Letter: A no brainer to fix the railway

The railway development has many benefits

  • Nov 17, 2022
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