Opinion

LETTER: Quesnel Cattlemen’s Association raise concerns over West Fraser Road detour

The association is "deeply concerned" about the condition of the detour route

  • Jan 21, 2020

Letter to the editor: Quesnel Cattlemen’s Association raise concerns over West Fraser Road detour

The association is "deeply concerned" about the condition of the detour route

  • Jan 20, 2020

Being Young: ‘I promise it’s relevant’

What would happen to Canada if Iran and the United States went to war?

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTERS: A second look at land use

Richard Talbot, amongst others, has been sounding the alarm about the rise in commercial vacancies and the rise in online shopping taking place. What we see is that Sidney and many other communities are not immune to it.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Can SNC Lavalin write off their fine?

In all the events of the world, we often lose track of events that happened in our own Canada.

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTER: Update Motor Vehicle Act to include bicycles

I am a senior citizen returning to cycling after many years. Having ridden approximately 10,000 km in the last year, I have some observations about cycling.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Stop the development nightmare

We live in a very special little Valley with very finite resources

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools should not have been closed Thursday

Our children have missed a day of school because of poor decision-making, says letter writer

  • Jan 20, 2020

The sooner the better on ending sprawl

It's good that we are finally having a much needed conversation about urban sprawl in Cowichan.

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTER: Bike lanes causing congestion

Since the introduction of bike lanes at the intersection of Fort Street and Foul Bay Road, it has been at times a massive traffic jam.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Stop plowing snow into disability parking spots

I am feeling very frustrated by the people who are plowing snow in the Mariner Square parking lot.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Moratorium on development will kill communities

Lord, I don't want to witness another community go down.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Development moratorium will destroy jobs

The motion to pause development put forth by Councillor Justice is short sighted

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Snow-covered sidewalks are a hazard

City refuses to change its current operational practices, says letter writer

  • Jan 20, 2020

Surrey-White Rock group serves as a bridge to Canadian society

Columnist Frank Bucholtz says helping new Canadians 'participate in the community is a great objective'

LETTER: Marijuana has many benefits

I read the recent letter from a resident who was happy that a marijuana dispensary will not be allowed to open on Beacon Avenue. He didn't want "pot heads," walking around in Sidney. Not allowing a dispensary to open seems rather hypocritical considering there is a distillery at the end of the street.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Letter: Make Richardson, Haultain one-way streets

One way streets much safer for drivers, cyclists

  • Jan 20, 2020

Bell McKinnon residents feel ripped off by moratorium proposal

The enemy here is poorly developed and dogmatic policy that is polarizing the community.

  • Jan 20, 2020