Editorial

OUR VIEW: Balanced budget masks skyrocketing debt

We say: It’s a mortgage against future fiscal sustainability

EDITORIAL: (Still) working on the railroad

You can bet there was some heavy politicking up and down the Island to secure support from five regional districts for the old E&N.

EDITORIAL: Drunk drivers not clueing in

NANAIMO – Numbers of fatalities in impaired driving incidents unacceptable.

Editorial: Restorative justice a valuable resource

Volunteers who give their time to restorative justice programs may do more than meets the eye.

Comox hospital part of region’s fabric

Major changes lie ahead for St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Comox when a new hospital opens in Courtenay.

EDITORIAL: Railway taxes can’t continue

NANAIMO: At first glance, restoring passenger rail service on Vancouver Island is a positive move.

EDITORIAL: Time to re-energize Comox Valley recycling

Let's be clear, the decision to remove public recycling bins was made by the owners of the properties where the bins were located.

A moment of silence, please, to honour those who sacrificed

There are people in the Comox Valley who oppose war in all its forms.

Where new North Island hospice beds should really go

Not expecting much from a recent visit by two health officials, the Comox Valley Hospice Society was pleasantly surprised.

EDITORIAL: Social media not a saviour

NANAIMO: Last week’s earthquake proved just how unprepared we are for a natural disaster.

Our View: Why seek arrest, pipeline protesters?

On Monday, thousands of people braved the cold fall air to protest the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.

Editorial — No simple answer to stop cyber-bullying

Cyber-bullying is everywhere, and parents and other leaders need to set good examples to counter it.

EDITORIAL: BC Ferries afloat on sea of red ink

Long gone from BC Ferries' creation in 1960 as a Crown corporation is a mandate to nurture coastal communities.

EDITORIAL: Comox Valley award recipients show their quality

The rest of the world is noticing our beautiful little valley out here on the edge of the world.

EDITORIAL: It’s the foundation of the Comox Valley

The generosity of people in the Comox Valley is astounding.

EDITORIAL: McPhee Meadows one fine legacy in Courtenay

The people of the Comox Valley have generous hearts.

EDITORIAL: Just deal with treaty in Comox Valley

We sense some local displeasure that the B.C. government bought land to be part of a treaty settlement with the K’ómoks people.

Losing our democracy

When is a democracy not a democracy? When the democratically elected representatives don’t sit

Editorial: Tax on medical pot no joke for users

When a club that sells medical marijuana completely spaces out on paying $150,000 in income taxes, stoner jokes aren’t far behind.

EDITORIAL: Labour struggles continuing for union and non-union workers alike

For many families and working individuals, Labour Day offered one last chance to extend the summer and enjoy a long weekend.