Opinion

T.W. Paterson column: For some miners it was never say die

For 12 years, single-handed, A.L. Marsh bored his way to bedrock.

  • Jan 26, 2019

The high cost of housing

Percentage of family income spent needs to be much lower

Time for action on the rail corridor

The value of the rail corridor should not be in question.

  • Jan 25, 2019
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Obligation to deal with proper Wet’suwet’en title holders

If TransCanada doesn’t like it, they can go around Wet’suwet’en Territory

  • Jan 25, 2019

140 people attended Duncan meeting supporting anti-pipeline protesters

TransCanada Pipeline Ltd. seeks to build pipeline to carry gas from fracking wells

  • Jan 25, 2019

Public should have input into windfall cleanup plans

This natural event is our opportunity to begin a community dialogue about the future of our forests.

  • Jan 25, 2019

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

Thank you to the Hydro crews

This is a letter to all the Hydro crews in appreciation

  • Jan 24, 2019

Somenos Marsh protection long overdue

Imagine Cowichan Commons-style big box stores on the marsh.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Private schools save the government money

If funding is withdrawn from independent schools, many will close.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Conservation must find person who poisoned eagles

Claiming a mistake in the poisoning should be no argument.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Rowing Canada should abandon Quamichan Lake plan

I’m puzzled how persistently polluted Quamichan Lake could have been picked by Rowing Canada Aviron

  • Jan 24, 2019

Many benefits of legal cannabis

Cannabis has been used medically for thousands of years.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Duncan, N. Cowichan filthy with trash

The fix — do not toss anything from car and truck windows, easy peasy.

  • Jan 23, 2019

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

We can’t just look at economics when considering municipal forest

It is a costly and foolish undertaking not to listen to what the Earth is telling us.

  • Jan 23, 2019

Let’s make a deal about climate change

So here is the challenge I propose: go to the NASA website and find their climate change page

  • Jan 23, 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

Forest fire smoke: the “’aha’” moment for action on climate change in 2019?

The planet’s climate is changing rapidly and smoke means there is a fire.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Heritage schools group wants your photos

Where were these schools? Rounds, Gordon River, Harris Creek, Bear Creek, Lakeshaw…

  • Jan 22, 2019