EDITORIAL: Don’t muddy the waters, keep them clean and safe

The Alberni Valley has been hit with a spate of contaminated water advisories

  • Aug 15, 2019

Editorial: Graffiti is a Vancouver Island problem worth addressing

Vigilance needed so we aren’t overrun by this unwanted scrawling mess

  • Aug 14, 2019

Our View: A summer of policies, please?

We’d like to see some actual platforms from the federal parties

  • Aug 13, 2019

Editorial: Shame on airlines for trying to block basic consumer protections

In what other industry can a business wreck your things, not give you what you paid for?

  • Aug 11, 2019

Open minds crucial as Island creates supportive housing

Lessons learned in Parksville need to be applied across our communities

  • Aug 8, 2019

Editorial: Don’t think fire season has passed us by

Only you can prevent forest fires

  • Aug 7, 2019
Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

Editorial: Pumping forecast a wake-up call on Cowichan water

Drought shows the need to raise the weir and store more water in Cowichan Lake

  • Aug 7, 2019

EDITORIAL: Truth exists despite the jargon of today’s world

Despite the constant spin and relentless warping, truth still matters

  • Aug 6, 2019

Editorial: Populism isn’t all its cracked up to be

Government isn’t about big promises and easy decisions

  • Aug 4, 2019

Editorial: We’re overshooting our capacity at a greater rate than ever

July 29 earliest Earth overshoot day in history, Canada’s overshoot day is even earlier

Editorial: It’s time to rethink our cold war

Just keeping our cool in the heat needs some far thinking

  • Jul 31, 2019

Editorial: Admire killer whales, but from a distance

Boaters need to make an effort to stay 200 metres from killer whales

COLUMN: It’s past time to let the girls play

Women in sports have been sitting on the sideline for too long

Editorial: Canadians need to embrace their diversity

Stand up for each other, it makes us strong

Editorial: New road could be key to future growth for Lake Cowichan

It could be a good way to increase the vibrancy of the community

  • Jul 22, 2019

Editorial: Whatever happened to the summer of love?

Baby boomers must look back at the promise of summers past and wonder

  • Jul 21, 2019

EDITORIAL: If climate really is an emergency, then act like it

Communities busy declaring climate emergencies while not doing nearly enough to fix the problem

  • Jul 20, 2019

Editorial: It’s hard to believe people still drink and drive

People cannot claim ignorance, or lack of options, it’s laziness and stupidity, pure and simple

  • Jul 19, 2019

Editorial: when are Vancouver Island communities going to say no to increased taxes?

Local governments are finding it too easy to continually say “just a little more”

Editorial: Illegal dumping is the hobby of cowards and fools

It probably costs you less time and money to take it to the dump

  • Jul 17, 2019