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Don’t take parkland for Duncan Manor expansion

It is unconscionable for them to want to use part of our precious park for their facility!

  • Mar 12, 2021
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There are no hidden meanings

Like some fundamentalist trying to find satanic messages by playing rock albums backwards.

  • Mar 12, 2021
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Plan to move JUB outfall an eco-turke

So much for our environmental policies espoused by Cowichan’s three levels of government.

  • Mar 12, 2021
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Duncan Manor residents love park too

Each of us have a different life story but we all need a safe place to live.

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Don’t dump your trash on Vimy, Heritage roads

Please do not litter our neighbourhood with fast food containers

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Use old hospital for Duncan Manor needs

The parking area alone would probably suffice for the space required.

  • Mar 11, 2021
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No, B.C. couldn’t behave like the Chinese government

Does anyone call the totalitarian regime in China benevolent? A beacon of human rights?

  • Mar 11, 2021
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I must apologize

Took too long to write a thank you for couple who paid restaurant bill

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Reopening Paradise a worthy goal

For millennia, First Nations have been wise stewards of what we now call the Cowichan River.

  • Mar 11, 2021
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An idiot tax

The year is 2021 and common sense does not exist.

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Bereavement counselling helpful

I realizing I may have missed an opportunity.

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Earth first! We’ll screw up the planets later?

What if all of those resources were directed at ending our dependency on burning fossil fuels

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Duncan Manor expansion to decimate Centennial Park

Is this forward thinking?

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Stop logging of old growth forest on Koksilah River

There was some talk that the province might trade this cut block for some other areas

  • Mar 11, 2021
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North Cowichan must do more to curb illegal logging in forest reserve

Our mayor’s plea for these thieves to “please leave our trees alone” is frankly laughable

  • Mar 11, 2021
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A huge amount of food is wasted each year in Canadian households. (Citizen file)

Editorial: UN report on food waste a lot to chew on

The average Canadian wastes 79 kilograms of food each year

  • Mar 11, 2021
A huge amount of food is wasted each year in Canadian households. (Citizen file)
A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)

OPINION: Helping a 97-year-old man get his COVID vaccination appointment

Call centre inundated with 1.7 million calls while there are just 50,000 folks over 90 in B.C.

A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)
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Fire area strategy will be useful

This will be very useful for the Municipal Forestry Department

  • Mar 9, 2021
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COVID vaccination should go through family doctors

I don’t know how it is going to work for us because we do not have the latest technology.

  • Mar 9, 2021
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New Duncan Manor needs to go somewhere else

When you look at a map of the area, there is a lot of unused space

  • Mar 9, 2021
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