Opinion

Sarah Simpson Column: Routines changing with the seasons

I’ve had a foot injury that’s been a thorn in my side…

T.W. Paterson column: Peter Skene Ogden the latest victim of map mending

Predicted that he’d end his days in dissolution and madness; Ogden proved him wrong.

  • Sep 7, 2019

Editorial: CVRD right to put pressure on senior government to fund water testing

It’s important to keep an eye on the water quality.

  • Sep 6, 2019
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Allenby Road house fire Sept. 16, 2019
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, Jack and Jill saw
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, pole climb
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, overhand chop

Mary Lowther column: Why don’t our governments encourage self-sufficiency?

I remember walking through Mom’s tomato plants on a steamy summer day in her allotment garden.

  • Sep 5, 2019

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

Cyclists likely avoid Chemainus Road because of danger to bikes

Chemainus is an example of a community where cycling could be a much bigger part of transportation

  • Sep 4, 2019

Editorial: Stay on the line if you call 911

Because the call was dropped, RCMP didn’t know where they needed to go.

  • Sep 4, 2019

Absurd to say there won’t be odour from biogas

2 biogas plants on the mainland are both set on hundreds of acres unencumbered by close neighbours

  • Sep 3, 2019

Biogas opposition should be no surprise

This project had been conceived more than two years before area residents became aware of it

  • Sep 3, 2019

Vimy Road being used as garbage dump

It disappoints me so many people don’t care about their own neighbourhood

  • Sep 3, 2019

Would any odour from biogas be heavier or lighter than air?

Maybe we could get the local users of wood stoves to reduce their usage.

  • Sep 3, 2019

Biogas facility not right for the area

Proponents should consider the conformity with the surrounding landscape

  • Sep 3, 2019

Are opposing views evil?

In reality they are suppressing democracy and freedom and increasing the likelihood of backlash.

  • Sep 3, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Climate change is not partisan

I haven’t been so outraged by a news story in a long time

Drivesmart column: Stopped by the police: what do I do now?

The police perspective is a difficult one.

  • Sep 1, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

Robert Barron column: Hats off to war heroes

Lipscomb took part in the Vimy Ridge attack in France

Sarah Simpson column: Grey hairs are a badge of honour I’m willing to accept

I was reminded recently that life is far too short to be worrying about such trivial things.

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: Summer’s passing prompts another trip down memory lane

When we kids scrambled into the holes to salvage the wires we were playing Russian roulette.

  • Aug 31, 2019