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Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 18, 2020.

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 18, 2020.

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 18, 2020.

  • Nov 17, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Nov. 18, 2020.
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 28, 2020.

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 28, 2020.

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 28, 2020.

  • Oct 27, 2020
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 28, 2020.
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Courtenay Nissan holding YANA fundraiser March 5-7
Courtenay Nissan holding YANA fundraiser March 5-7
CATS officially opens their doors
Logging protest
Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo

WATER WISE: Healthy watersheds should be a priority for all political parties

Do you know where your party of choice stands on the subject of clean water?

  • Oct 18, 2020
Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan. (Black Press Media files)

Commen-Terry: Early election campaign tactics are tactless

It took no time at all for the darts to start flying…

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan. (Black Press Media files)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 30, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 30, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for Sept. 30, 2020

  • Sep 30, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 30, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 23, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 23, 2020

Masks serve a dual purpose in the Comox valley

  • Sep 23, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 23, 2020
Masks are just another layer of protection against the spread of COVID-19. (CSRD photo)

COLUMN: The purpose of a non-medical mask

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, non-medical masks are becoming a more common sight

Masks are just another layer of protection against the spread of COVID-19. (CSRD photo)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 16, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 16, 2020

Comox Valley Record editorial cartoonist

  • Sep 16, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 16, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 9, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 9, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 2, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 2, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

  • Aug 26, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020
Organizers from ADIMS estimate they collected between eight and nine tonnes of junk from the beach on Denman Island during the 2019 Big Beach Cleanup - the majority of that coming from the aquaculture industry. Photo by Gerry Ambury

COLUMN: DFO should enforce regulations, not pay for cleanup

By paying aquaculture industry to clean up its own mess, DFO becomes an enabler to ocean pollution

  • Aug 12, 2020
Organizers from ADIMS estimate they collected between eight and nine tonnes of junk from the beach on Denman Island during the 2019 Big Beach Cleanup - the majority of that coming from the aquaculture industry. Photo by Gerry Ambury
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 5, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 5, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 5, 2020

  • Aug 5, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 5, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 29, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 29, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 29, 2020

  • Jul 29, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 29, 2020
Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide the mechanical power through wind turbines to turn electric generators and traditionally to do other work, like milling or pumping. (Contributed)

Corporate COVID bailouts should come with “green strings” attached

After the 2008 stock and housing market crash plunged the U.S. and…

  • Jul 22, 2020
Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide the mechanical power through wind turbines to turn electric generators and traditionally to do other work, like milling or pumping. (Contributed)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 15, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 15, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 15, 2020

  • Jul 15, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 15, 2020
Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me

Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me

My name is Terry, and I wear a mask. It sounds like…

Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me
Commen-Terry: Losing part of my childhood

Commen-Terry: Losing part of my childhood

Sunday morning I received an unwanted email. It was a picture, from…

Commen-Terry: Losing part of my childhood