Opinion

Robert Barron column: Distracted drivers can cause great harm

Statistics also indicate that one in four fatal crashes in B.C. are caused by distracted drivers

Andrea Rondeau column: New Citizen column will help you get bitten by gardening bug

Our Wednesday edition the Citizen boasted a gardening column for the first time.

Sarah Simpson Column: An Easter lesson from Pete the Cat

Leading up to Easter, my daughter kept pulling out the various bunny-themed…

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Heritage Days truck parade at Lake Cowichan
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T.W. Paterson column: Are heritage trees finally coming into their own?

Arbutus was “a significant fixture of the community and the residents have grown up with it.”

  • Apr 27, 2019

Dangers of surveillance capitalism

She compares the industrial revolution with our digital one

  • Apr 26, 2019

Editorial: Put the phone away — just try it

Have you ever been at a restaurant with someone who won’t stop looking at their phone?

  • Apr 26, 2019

Rock on Completely Creedence

The songs were all done with the amazing likeness of the original tunes

  • Apr 25, 2019

Facts about cooking oil fuel are pretty slippery

Saying it is a clean energy alternative with a tiny carbon footprint is not true.

  • Apr 25, 2019

Alcohol service on ferries outrageous

Two taxpayer-owned corporations doing the opposite to each other is just plain Mickey Mouse.

  • Apr 25, 2019

A useless kindness: a woman’s high-heel shoes

A useless kindness is not going to solve the related crises of mass migrations and climate change.

  • Apr 25, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Control your own food supply: grow out some seeds

I used to buy garlic bulbs, but now I’ve grown some out long enough to flower and produce bulbils

  • Apr 25, 2019

Editorial: Tree protection bylaw for North Cowichan overdue

One of the things that the most desirable neighbourhoods often share in various communities is trees

  • Apr 24, 2019

The totalitarian tiptoe of corporate fascism?

It’s not complacency, it’s distrust of big pharma!

  • Apr 23, 2019

Families struggling with toxic Duncan environment

Forty thousands needles picked up.

  • Apr 23, 2019

Film ‘The Bentley Effect’ was an inspiration

It is heartwarming to see what can be done by ordinary people who care for our planet.

  • Apr 23, 2019

Plug in hybrids better choice than electric vehicles

Plug-in-hybrids have none of these problems and still save fuel, 80 per cent.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Electric cars are the future, starting now

Much misinformation continues to be written about electric cars (EVs).

  • Apr 22, 2019

Time to ban shooting in residential Sahtlam

It is dangerous and disturbing to animals and people.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Gas prices pay stockholders, period

We as a society must get real and face the cold hard facts.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Drivesmart column: Liability: pedestrians and drivers turning left

Alexander Zacher was walking to work early on the morning of Oct. 31, 2014 in Tsawwassen.

  • Apr 21, 2019