Opinion

Thank you to person who shoveled driveway

If you think that angels are no longer among us, then this heavy snowfall may have changed your mind

  • Feb 20, 2019

Editorial: Do you know what to do if faced with medical emergency?

Would you even know that they needed help?

  • Feb 20, 2019

Drivesmart column: Brush up on what the painted lines mean

Our government spends about $11.3 million each year to paint the markings on our highways.

  • Feb 17, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

T.W. Paterson column: Patent medicines: for all that ailed you

No reference to patent medicines would be complete without mention of Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound

  • Feb 16, 2019

Armed forces not the place for mentally ill

The purpose of the armed forces is national defence, not rehabilitation.

  • Feb 15, 2019

You should be thanking hard-working seniors centre volunteers

It should be appreciated that the VSO management operate within their limited budget and resources.

  • Feb 15, 2019

North Cowichan took too long to clear the snow

This last snow fall I noticed the snow plow came by later compared to previous years.

  • Feb 15, 2019

B.C. Hydro boondoggle

“We” are now up to our neck in a massive debt load.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Mollycoddling response to snowstorms ridiculous

It’s not a blizzard folks, it’s a bit of snow

  • Feb 15, 2019

Can’t just follow vocal minority on municipal forest

A community forest such as the MFR has the potential to provide sustainable benefits

  • Feb 15, 2019

Editorial: Invasive species a problem that didn’t need to be

You see, parrot’s feather didn’t just naturally sprout in the area.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Time to start sprouting some peas

Reserving a bed just for seed-saving has to be an important fixture in my garden plans.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Thanks to superstar paper delivery person Byron

NEVER, through sleet/hail/rain/snow, and SNOW!, has Byron failed to deliver our paper

  • Feb 14, 2019

Plow driver has no idea how to properly clear snow

I’ll start this rant by saying that I spent the first 50 years of my life on the Prairies.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Plea to CVRD to reject Cowichan Bay estuary rezoning

I am completely opposed to the rezoning application for several reasons.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Say “no” to Cowichan Bay Terminal rezoning

The CVRD now has a unique, priceless chance to help start reversing decades of environmental damage

  • Feb 13, 2019

Name a landmark after Haggard

There are many local unsung heroes deserving a street, building or park named in their honour.

  • Feb 13, 2019