Opinion

Bad drivers should pay more for insurance

It’s time to make driving records count more toward rates

Unexpected La Nina brings a revised winter weather forecast for Chemainus region

The weakness of it and other factors mean a repeat of last year is unlikely

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Volunteers mystified that some Saltair residents felt threatened by canvassers

Claims of intimidation to sign petition for a referendum contrary to their experience

  • Nov 15th, 2017

A Super Saltair Salute

Halloween celebration a rousing success

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Municipality of North Cowichan considers making rules more restrictive around public buildings

There’s really no point in changing clocks

Daylight Savings Time year-round provides the best option

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        Explosion clears salmon passage

          People adopt different survival techniques

          Decisions are based on childhood experiences and observing the family dynamics

          End of an era in the Cowichan Valley: video stores will be missed

          A time of cultural significance has rapidly disappeared with the closing of Pioneer’s Video

          • Nov 8th, 2017

          Valuable piece of green space will be lost in Chemainus

          North Cowichan’s decision to develop old elementary school site does nothing to enhance community.

          • Nov 7th, 2017

          Area from north of Victoria to north of Ladysmith would be affected by new conservation area regulations

          Implications would be huge for seaside residents and businesses

          • Nov 2nd, 2017

          Saving animals Cerny’s mission at Chemainus property

          RASTA Sanctuary worthy of continued support, with the third annual fundraiser coming up Nov. 4

          Familiarity breeds contempt with speed limits in Chemainus school zone

          Changing the signs isn’t going to make any difference

          • Nov 2nd, 2017

          Dance Of A Lifetime 1959

          Memories of first impressions still strong after 58 years

          • Nov 2nd, 2017

          Childhood instilled a respect for nuns

          Sisters of St. Ann’s deserve a mention for their enormous gift of 400-acre Providence Farm property

          • Nov 1st, 2017

          COLUMN: Liberal government ignores even its own MPs on supporting Canadian news

          With nice words and platitudes, they rejected everything that the Heritage committee recommended

          • Oct 28th, 2017

          North Cowichan making the switch from propane for ice resurfacing at Fuller Lake

          Elimination of dangerous gases makes sense with an electric zamboni

          Pushy tactics on Saltair Community Centre petition undermines democracy

          Some residents feeling pressures to sign

          • Oct 25th, 2017

          Chemainus Ultimate Guide a community resource

          Locals and tourists alike count on it for information year-round

          Chemainus area can expect a more typical winter this time around

          No unusually cold water currents affecting the weather like last year

          • Oct 19th, 2017

          Liabilities of a rapacious industry

          Although climate change is a reality, our reliance on it to shrug off certain environmental changes is often overdone.

          • Oct 19th, 2017