Opinion

Weather extremes becoming the norm

People helping each other out makes our communities strong

Mary Lowther column: Winter veggies still going strong in the garden

This winter has been so mild that parsley still grows in the garden and my lettuce has resprouted.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Just like the old days at government liquor store in Chemainus

Staff writes out receipts by hand and keeps spirits bright

  • Jan 9, 2019
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Woodstove was vital to surviving windstorm power outage

We had no power, phones or running water for over nine days

  • Jan 9, 2019

Where Do We Stand group is misunderstood

Where Do We Stand has never called for a permanent end to logging.

  • Jan 9, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

Acacia Ty Mawr staff did great job during power outage

Residents were cold and confused, and staff were doing their absolute best

  • Jan 9, 2019

Defeat of pro rep a message to extremist liberal progressives

Public perception does not always jive with reality.

  • Jan 8, 2019

True cost to upgrade rail would be way more than $43 million

A cost closer to $1 billion might be more realistic

  • Jan 8, 2019

North Cowichan dragging businesses through red tape

My family and I moved to North Cowichan for many reasons

  • Jan 8, 2019

Drivesmart column: What to keep in mind for 2019: suggestions from the Twitterverse

@kevinsgonriding wonders why car manufacturers are allowed to make [rear] signal lights red.

  • Jan 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Andrea Rondeau column: Putting together year in review an enlightening process

In the daily grind, stories come and go quickly and we’re always looking to the next publication.

T.W. Paterson column: Now is the time to ‘fix’ the Mount Prevost memorial

What better way to begin 2019 than with a golden, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

  • Jan 5, 2019

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

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

Adulthood is better; central vac great too

It beats the hell out of being an improper teenager!

  • Jan 3, 2019

Eat more fruits and veggies, not protein

Let’s talk about real food, not imitation food-like substances

  • Jan 3, 2019

Woodstove was vital to surviving windstorm power outage

We had no power, phones or running water for over nine days

  • Jan 3, 2019

‘Holiday’ instead of ‘Christmas’ is annoying

I am sorry to have to say I am sort of happy that Christmas is over for this year.

  • Jan 3, 2019