Opinion

Burning leaves illegal

It is also illegal to burn pressure-treated or painted wood, tires, polystyrene foam, plastic…

  • Nov 20, 2019

Editorial: Cowichan’s farmers thriving despite challenges

Farming and food in Cowichan are interconnected.

  • Nov 20, 2019

Light sentence in Teddy trial wrong

The judge has placed the decision on excuses.

  • Nov 19, 2019
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Duncan Christmas Kick-Off 2019
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Cutline missed point: it’s about ALR land

The issue is not about odour or traffic

  • Nov 19, 2019

Indigenous leadership key to solving climate crisis

Denying Indigenous rights and title is a recipe for more conflict and uncertainty.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Curmudgeon letter writers have lost their way

Now their descendants write the paper raising the flag against climate activist school kids.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Our Cowichan Estuary debacle — a poem

If only thinking people would all facts consider

  • Nov 19, 2019

Thank you for heartfelt note on Remembrance Day

“War hero – Thank you for saving us. Love Akarsia”

  • Nov 19, 2019

Praise for Cherry speaking his mind

He is the last Canadian to speak his mind.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Cherry’s firing not about free speech

It has to do with the fact that he was representing a company.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Chris Wilkinson column: What drives your life?

The 6 Human Needs according to Tony Robbins

  • Nov 19, 2019

Alistair MacGregor column: Getting ready for a new term in Ottawa

Environmental justice will not be successful unless we also tackle economic and social justice.

  • Nov 17, 2019

Drivesmart column: We’ll see you when you turn 80!

Sometimes I think that our system is designed to keep us in the driver’s seat.

  • Nov 17, 2019

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

  • Nov 17, 2019

Why “Weir” ready: with Chris Morley

Why “Weir” Ready This is the final piece of five of a…

  • Nov 17, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Holiday weekend delivers letters

It occurred to me that this was just giving me a taste of what Santa must go through every year.

Sarah Simpson Column: Kids’ Christmas is going to the dogs

I enjoy long weekends because of the extra family time they offer,…

T.W. Paterson column; ‘We are looking for the hangman, me dear’, part 3

Sally stayed with the canoe as lookout as Quomlet and Johnny disappeared into a copse of trees

  • Nov 16, 2019

Smoke complainers are urbanites against rural folks

We don’t have back yards. We have acreages that are treed.

  • Nov 15, 2019