Editorials

Snow removal plan neglected major areas in Chemainus

Willow Street especially left in a mess for motorists and pedestrians

Enough already with the tax hikes in North Cowichan

Bringing in more employees in this economy doesn’t make sense because guess who’s paying?

Police incident details revealing

Crime sprees far too abundant and the culprits are often repeat offenders

Editorial: Barriers to get beyond emergency shelter

Ideally, folks using the homeless shelters will move on to more sustainable housing situations.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Time to stage a winter festival in Chemainus

The first three months of the year sadly lacking in community activity

Vast Cowichan childhood poverty stats a wake-up call

These children did not ask to be born into poverty.

  • Jan 30, 2019
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The high cost of housing

Percentage of family income spent needs to be much lower

Editorial: Downtown Duncan facing crime, drugs, littering epidemic; we must all be part of the solution

There are more of us than there are of those creating the problems.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Editorial: We don’t think enough about our impacts on the world

Six eagles were killed, and six others were sickened after being poisoned.

  • Jan 23, 2019

Traffic strategy lacks key issues

Overpass installation and rail implementation needed

Editorial: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

We favour options that offer regular alternatives, not just a crash bypass.

  • Jan 11, 2019

Weather extremes becoming the norm

People helping each other out makes our communities strong

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 4, 2019

BC Hydro crews deserving of praise

Restoring power a mammoth job after massive wind storm

Use extra caution on the roads this holiday season

Many things can be done to ensure safety

Merry Christmas our message to you

Forget about all these controversies and enjoy the season

Editorial: Disparaging dikes/pumping system as a failure unfair, untrue

No, we didn’t spend millions on nothing.

  • Dec 21, 2018

Volunteers create holiday magic in Chemainus, Crofton

Little Town Christmas, Crofton parade two fine examples of community festive spirit

Pets on the loose cause a problem

Owners need to keep better tabs on their dogs and cats

Hiking requires common sense

Far too many rescues everywhere this year because people