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Letter: Councillors against mobile home park protecting our community

I am appalled by the rhetorical arguments of the representatives of the land destroyers

  • Nov 4, 2021
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Letter: Changes planned for Centennial Park tragic

The claim of new Duncan Manor designers is that this is “unused area” which is grossly untrue!

  • Nov 4, 2021
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COVID-19 rules for parts of the Cowichan Aquatic Centre are inconsistent. (Citizen file)

Editorial: Steam room, sauna exemptions don’t make sense

The rules are inconsistent with our other public health orders.

  • Nov 4, 2021
COVID-19 rules for parts of the Cowichan Aquatic Centre are inconsistent. (Citizen file)
Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development. (B.C. government)

DEAN: Hub model will provide care for thousands of B.C. families left without support

Mitzi Dean says province has consulted with 1,500 families, advocates and community partners

  • Nov 3, 2021
Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development. (B.C. government)
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Letter: 3 hours of firecrackers unbearable

Noise like this is unbearable and cruel.

  • Nov 1, 2021
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

To Have and Have Not: Alberta opens can of worms, but will B.C. bite?

Equalization payments have often been used to incite political anger in Canada

  • Nov 1, 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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Letter: Shortage of doctors for B.C. residents to see

It’s therefore bittersweet to read his advice to seek medical advice

  • Nov 1, 2021
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Tim Schewe
Tim Schewe
This phaecelia produced many seeds that I’m using as a cover crop. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Getting the cover crops in before the freeze

Fortunately our nights have been warm this past week

  • Oct 30, 2021
This phaecelia produced many seeds that I’m using as a cover crop. (Mary Lowther photo)
Roughly six weeks ago when we were last on this trail, this creek was dry as a bone. Now the gurgling water and little waterfalls provide the perfect background sound for a hike. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Roughly six weeks ago when we were last on this trail, this creek was dry as a bone. Now the gurgling water and little waterfalls provide the perfect background sound for a hike. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
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Letter: Necessary to burn in rural areas

As for composting, how long do you think all this would take to decompose?

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: When it comes to manners, practice what you preach

Now you want them to thank you for allowing them to do that job. Why?

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: Thank you for coming out for cross placements

Everyone got soaked to the skin

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: Why not allow witnesses at Fairy Creek?

I attempted to witness government response to civil disobedience.

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: Looking for leads on veterans’ unmarked graves

I am the coordinator of the Last Post Fund’s Unmarked Grave Program in B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: Biodivesity Plan for North Cowichan the right move

Our BPP will dovetail perfectly with our climate-action plan

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: I love baseball but…

I can’t bring myself to contribute one minute of support to either team

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: Bypass proponents stuck in gridlock thinking

Answers to traffic bottlenecks must involve less cars on our risky roads

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: CHAMPS honour veterans for Remembrance Day

The War Amps was started by amputee veterans returning from the First World War

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter: Book sale big success

Profits from the sale have been added to the foundation’s permanent fund

  • Oct 28, 2021
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