Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Musings about scandals, gas prices and the time change

The alleged wrongdoings of wealthy people nothing short of astounding

Cowichan Valley memorial hockey worth celebrating

Gathering with families affected by tragedy a big part of the healing process

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B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Rod and Gun Club awards night fun for all ages

Dancing up a storm a big part of the agenda

  • Mar 15, 2019

Conflict of interest guidelines at issue

Questions arise from Lake Cowichan mayor’s position

  • Mar 15, 2019

New vibrancy paramount for downtown Chemainus

New library at the core of an anticipated resurgence

Patience required for local pot stores

Still none open in the Valley months after legalization

Blowdown helps retain water in forests

I have concern about the extent of the proposed harvesting of the windstorm’s blowdown

  • Mar 14, 2019

Quality family time the positive side of power outage

Pastor Pieter le Roux’s experiences reminds us all to be creative and slow down

  • Mar 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

Parting such sweet sorrow

Serving the folks at the Chemainus liquor store a great pleasure

  • Mar 9, 2019

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

The allures of quilting almost indescribable to the uninitiated

The process of creating something special from random fabrics a wonderful feeling

  • Mar 8, 2019

No real choice for Grade 7 Crofton and Chemainus students

Population excess naturally had to flow to Chemainus Secondary

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

No benefit to hiring an environmental manager in North Cowichan

Ample guidelines already in place for environmental stewardship

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

‘Just Breathe’ a phrase with relevance for body functioning

Learning to breathe fully one of the simplest ways to strengthen core muscles

  • Feb 28, 2019