Editorials

Danielle Groenendijk and Bo were on the run and having fun during the last month. (Photo submitted)

Putting your time to good use

Groenendijk goes the extra kilometre to raise funds for Parkinson’s

Cartoonist Rob Kernachan.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2008

Carbon footprint reference still pertinent today

  • Jan 21, 2021
Rob Kernachan cartoon.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2005

Remember the days of the Twilight Shuffle in Chemainus?

  • Jan 15, 2021
Logjam under the Chemainus River bridge on Chemainus Road is cleared by North Cowichan work crew. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Deep problems still mar river

Flooding will continue to be a concern until logjams and sand bars are cleared

Logjam under the Chemainus River bridge on Chemainus Road is cleared by North Cowichan work crew. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Rob Kernachan cartoonist.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2016

Flyers means something quite different in Fuller Lake hockey history plus the Philadelphia version

Rob Kernachan cartoonist.
Municipality of North Cowichan.

Best to keep dogs on their leashes

New spaces to let them roam free not a good idea

Municipality of North Cowichan.
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Rob Kernachan cartoonist.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2013

Time for reflection as we head into the New Year

  • Jan 1, 2021
Rob Kernachan cartoonist.
The front page of the Courier on March 19 marked the time when everything changed. (Photo by Don Bodger)

A new year brings hope

Happiness is never guaranteed so we have to be prepared for everything

The front page of the Courier on March 19 marked the time when everything changed. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Rob Kernachan's editorial cartoon.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2005

This one’s a cut above the others at Christmas

  • Dec 25, 2020
Rob Kernachan's editorial cartoon.
Don’t let The Grinch spoil your Christmas this year. (Photo by Don Bodger)

New memories will be made

Christmas during the pandemic won’t be the same

Don’t let The Grinch spoil your Christmas this year. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Rob Kernachan cartoon.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2017

Popular Christmas song for parodies

  • Dec 18, 2020
Rob Kernachan cartoon.
Cowichan Neighbourhood House is a busy place this time of the year. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Charity still strong at home

Trend shows Canadians giving less

Cowichan Neighbourhood House is a busy place this time of the year. (Photo by Don Bodger)
When Rob Kernachan did this cartoon back in 2005, the homeless situation wasn’t anything like it is now.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2005

Homeless issue before it was even as much of an issue as today

When Rob Kernachan did this cartoon back in 2005, the homeless situation wasn’t anything like it is now.
Lamp standards have given the upgraded section of Chemainus Road a great look. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Improved route not a speedway

Chemainus Road looks great, but not a license for going faster

Lamp standards have given the upgraded section of Chemainus Road a great look. (Photo by Don Bodger)
This stems from a teller asking our cartoonist Rob Kernachan for photo ID.

Kernachan’s current cartoon 2020

Truth definitely stranger than fiction

  • Dec 4, 2020
This stems from a teller asking our cartoonist Rob Kernachan for photo ID.
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. (Photo by the Canadian Press/AP-NIAID-RML via AP)

Bad behaviour not beneficial

COVID fight not being won by fistfights

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. (Photo by the Canadian Press/AP-NIAID-RML via AP)
How many residents know about the Mount Sicker ghost? (Rob Kernachan)

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2001

Ghostly image hovers on Mount Sicker

  • Nov 27, 2020
How many residents know about the Mount Sicker ghost? (Rob Kernachan)
Pnina Benyamini strikes a yoga pose. (Photo submitted)

Devoted citizens worthy of praise

Valued community members will be missed

Pnina Benyamini strikes a yoga pose. (Photo submitted)
From the files of cartoonist Rob Kernachan in 2006.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2006

Remember the day when this creature roamed the hills of Chemainus.

  • Nov 20, 2020
From the files of cartoonist Rob Kernachan in 2006.
Construction of the River Road roundabout. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Drivers contemplate roundabout logic

Upgrade will make traffic flow smoothly from River Road onto Chemainus Road

Construction of the River Road roundabout. (Photo by Don Bodger)