Cowichan Post

Time for Change

Our neighbouring community of Langford has had the same Mayor, Stewart Young, for 32 years. Several councillors have served from near inception of Langford...

Local Hero

Will Arnold This man has stepped up to do the work and provide leadership and bring the community together to deal with the problems tied...

Housing Solutions Needed And Fast

The high cost of housing is top of mind for a lot of people, and there is an expectation that governments can do something...

Politicians Should Step Up & Do The Work

Local elected officials don't seem to think economic development is as important to the Cowichan Valley as the public thinks it is.   The Cowichan Post...

Another Year, Another Tax Increase

Property taxes in North Cowichan and everywhere else are on the increase yet again.Past Councils and senior management have favoured a tax approach that...

Let’s Start the Conversation

In the new world of fake news and activist journalism, one wonders at the wisdom of adding yet another newspaper to that crowded world of online and print media. As the lines blur between spoken and written, and between journalism and activism, we are encouraged by the words of Arthur Millar, essayist and playwright, who said, “A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.”And so with that noble and high intention, we launch the inaugral edition of the Cowichan Post because, for ou

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Manhas Challenges Douglas’ Record on Housing

Tek Manhas, seeking re-election for his second term on...

Politics: You scratch my back…

Mayor Siebring, retiring soon to Alberta, is hoping...

Politics: Birds of a Feather

A judge long ago once famously said, "People are...

Charles Borg, a new face in local politics.

Every municipal election brings out two groups: the incumbents...