Opinion

Budget blab we’ve all heard before

Nothing concrete about anything announced by the provincial government

Time for a hiring freeze at North Cowichan

Highly-paid management team needs to roll up is sleeves

  • Feb 27, 2019

Column drives home the reality of global warming

Extreme weather a symptom of this dangerous trend

  • Feb 27, 2019
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COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

Warren Goulding column: Letter to the editor was unfair

I’m always impressed with the volume of letters to the editor that…

Criticism of municipal work OK, disrespect is not

That feedback should focus on issues, not people.

  • Feb 21, 2019

Bottom line on North Cowichan tax bill must be kept in check

Property owners only have so much money at their disposal

Snow removal plan neglected major areas in Chemainus

Willow Street especially left in a mess for motorists and pedestrians

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Mistake in bald eagle poisonings not a reasonable argument

Whoever’s responsible should be fined and charged

  • Feb 16, 2019

Windstorm or snowstorm, all emergencies require pre-planning if you’re without power

Be Prepared as You Know Not the Day nor the Hour

  • Feb 15, 2019

Cairnsmore needs Wi-Fi access

Having access to family and friends is an important part of the healing process

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?

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Transit system to include walk-on ferry to Chemainus?

Skytrain an option to consider on the Island for commuters with trails underneath

  • Feb 9, 2019

Police incident details revealing

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