Opinion

Letter to the editor.

Location ideal for a community centre

Facility much-needed in town

  • Jun 25, 2022

 

Letter to the editor.

Mental health and recovery facilities desperately needed

Cost wouldn’t be as high as the price of a new museum to serve a certain culture

  • Jun 25, 2022

 

Letter to the editor.

Community hall the ideal project for former St. Joseph’s School

Site would serve as a great gathering place for just about any occasion

  • Jun 24, 2022

 

What's next for the St. Joseph's School building? (File photo by Don Bodger)

Community centre idea back in the forefront

Many residents see the former St. Joseph’s School as filling a need

What's next for the St. Joseph's School building? (File photo by Don Bodger)
Letter to the editor.

Two simple rules for traffic circles

It’s a mystery why drivers still have such a hard time with the concept

  • Jun 23, 2022
Letter to the editor.
Letter to the editor.

Town crier reappears to bring cheer to queen’s platinum anniversary

City of Duncan’s decision to relieve Ben Buss of his duties silly and contrived

  • Jun 15, 2022
Letter to the editor.
Rob Douglas, guest column.

Why there’s not enough affordable housing being built

Speculative investment skewing the market

  • May 14, 2022
Rob Douglas, guest column.
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Why are we being charged a 0.5 % Climate Action Energy Plan tax in North Cowichan?

Other spending actions under the EAC questionable

  • May 5, 2022
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Letter to the editor.

Car battery replacement not cost effective

This can’t exactly be considered a benefit for an electric car purchase

Letter to the editor.
It won’t be long before sunny days will be the norm for long stretches of time after we get out of this April unsettled weather. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Weather whining a regular pastime

Remember conditions can change from one extreme to the other quickly

It won’t be long before sunny days will be the norm for long stretches of time after we get out of this April unsettled weather. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Letter to the editor.

The powerful need to be stopped

Whatever happened to movements for peace?

  • Apr 22, 2022
Letter to the editor.
Letter to the editor.

One local vet clinic should be available for after-hour emergencies on a rotating basis

Schedule could be worked out to avoid long trips to Nanaimo or Victoria

Letter to the editor.
Beer cheer is spread with the announcement of another festival in Chemainus this summer. Front row, from left: CBIA directors Nuria Sanchez and Christina Kemp and executive director Krystal Adams. Back row: Riot Brewing’s Ralf Rosenke and Aly Tomlin. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Glimmer of hope from beer festival

Return of community events a big boost to the town

Beer cheer is spread with the announcement of another festival in Chemainus this summer. Front row, from left: CBIA directors Nuria Sanchez and Christina Kemp and executive director Krystal Adams. Back row: Riot Brewing’s Ralf Rosenke and Aly Tomlin. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Students and staff at Chemainus Secondary School do their part to stand up to bullying on pink Shirt Day. From left: Amelia Halbot, Gwen Connolly, Rhona Kane, Sienna Waller and Bianca Ellis. (Photo by Rhonda Laforge)

Russia needs to be held accountable

Invasion of Ukraine akin to a bully on the playground

Students and staff at Chemainus Secondary School do their part to stand up to bullying on pink Shirt Day. From left: Amelia Halbot, Gwen Connolly, Rhona Kane, Sienna Waller and Bianca Ellis. (Photo by Rhonda Laforge)
A lumber truck tipped and spilled its load onto the highway in Mill Bay. (Photo by Laurence Riggs)

Unsafe driving habits all too common

Regardless of road conditions, the recklessness never stops

A lumber truck tipped and spilled its load onto the highway in Mill Bay. (Photo by Laurence Riggs)
The Chemainus cenotaph. (Photo by Don Bodger)

A solemn time of remembrance

War comes with a high cost

The Chemainus cenotaph. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Letters to the editor.

Busy TCH not the place for modular home development

Environment would also be greatly impacted in that location

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Letters to the editor.

Support for all health care employees

Time to stand up and support our health services employees and all front-line staff

  • Sep 24, 2021
Letters to the editor.
What did Canada just vote for?

Much ado about nothing election

Empty promises and scandals over six years rewarded?

What did Canada just vote for?