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Letter: We do need the facts on old growth in B.C.

There are only 380,000 hectares left of what the public generally views as old growth forest

  • Oct 18, 2021
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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: There are rules for how much you can tint your vehicle windows

The information that we need to drive is predominantly visual

  • Oct 17, 2021
Tim Schewe
Robert's column

Robert Barron column: Tragic end to good realtor

It’s strange and scary just how fickle and fragile life can be

Robert's column
This five-year-old apple tree takes up only two feet of bed, and its branches reach sideways about five feet on each side. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Apple varieties abundant, easy to grow

I ate some of them and turned the rest into apple juice, from which I’ll make jelly

  • Oct 16, 2021
This five-year-old apple tree takes up only two feet of bed, and its branches reach sideways about five feet on each side. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson
Sarah Simpson
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Letter: Staff at Aquatic Centre great

We are very lucky to have such a facility

  • Oct 15, 2021
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Letter: Municipality not taking development noise problem seriously

At this rate we could be enduring in excess of 10 more summers of significant noise disruption

  • Oct 15, 2021
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Letter: New park step in right direction

This is indeed public and private money well spent

  • Oct 15, 2021
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Letter: Time for big, bold Just Transition plan

I’ve been absolutely devastated by the coverage of the massive oil pipeline spill in California

  • Oct 14, 2021
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Letter: Be careful choosing a heat pump installer

Make them give you three phone numbers to call

  • Oct 14, 2021
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Letter: Local governments must stop blocking affordable housing

Local governments are going to have to be realistic

  • Oct 14, 2021
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Letter: The sound of progress

It’s all a matter of perspective

  • Oct 14, 2021
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CCTV surveillance camera. (Black Press file photo)

Editorial: Surveillance and security vs privacy

These are thorny, and increasingly urgent issues

  • Oct 14, 2021
CCTV surveillance camera. (Black Press file photo)
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: What are the rules, benefits and downfalls of fog lamps?

“Turn them off, leave them off and forget that they exist”?

  • Oct 10, 2021
Tim Schewe
Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Inter-generational trauma can hit hard

Can’t imagine being in Dennis’s shoes at the same age; totally alone in a cold and harsh world

Robert’s column
Hoses rolled up and ready to be covered to protect them from the elements. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Maintaining soaker hoses with the effort

Once the autumn rains come I remove the soaker hoses from the garden

  • Oct 9, 2021
Hoses rolled up and ready to be covered to protect them from the elements. (Mary Lowther photo)
The Cowichan Search and Rescue team pose with Toby, the lucky dog. (Courtesy of Daniel Shu)
The Cowichan Search and Rescue team pose with Toby, the lucky dog. (Courtesy of Daniel Shu)
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Letter: Just Transition legislation proceeding

Natural Resources Canada just finished its consultation

  • Oct 8, 2021
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Letter: Municipalities must be able to change course on development at any time

How are we at a stage in history in which the interests of one company can trump needs of citizens?

  • Oct 8, 2021
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Letter: Be careful what you wish for

Those of you who support sustainable industry need to say so

  • Oct 8, 2021
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