Editorials

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Election: Don’t forget to have your say

Those who have seen the discourse on some local Facebook groups know…

  • Oct 8, 2022
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 5, 2022***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 5, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Oct. 5, 2022

  • Oct 5, 2022
Incumbent Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells found one of his election signs vandalized over the weekend. Photo supplied

EDITORIAL: Election battles need to stay civil

No place for childish behaviour like defacing and destroying signs

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 28, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 28, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 28, 2022

  • Sep 28, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Sept. 28, 2022
Buckingham Palace is a huge tourist attraction, as is the British monarchy. (Photo courtesy Dimitris Vetsikas/Pixabay)

Editorial: Bringing monarchy into the 21st century

If the British monarchy is to continue, it needs to be dragged into the 21st Century

  • Sep 15, 2022
Buckingham Palace is a huge tourist attraction, as is the British monarchy. (Photo courtesy Dimitris Vetsikas/Pixabay)
School is back in session starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, and motorists should take care as they will once again be sharing the road with children walking to and from school. (Black Press Media file photo)

Editorial: Help Comox Valley students arrive at school safely

ICBC issues safety reminders for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians

School is back in session starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, and motorists should take care as they will once again be sharing the road with children walking to and from school. (Black Press Media file photo)
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 10, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 10, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 10, 2022

  • Aug 10, 2022
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 10, 2022
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 3, 2022 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR***

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 3, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 3, 2022

  • Aug 3, 2022
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 3, 2022 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR***
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 27, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 27, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 27, 2022

  • Jul 27, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 27, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022

  • Jul 6, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022
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Bob Castle’s Under The Galcier cartoon for June 29, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Galcier cartoon for June 29, 2022

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Ridge Meadows RCMP were on scene of a shooting an McDougal Street in Maple Ridge earlier this month. (Neil Corbett/The News)

In Our View: Gun control not a one-off issue

Dealing with our gun violence problem is a thorny isssue with no one simple solution

  • May 27, 2022
Ridge Meadows RCMP were on scene of a shooting an McDougal Street in Maple Ridge earlier this month. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.

  • May 18, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.
Two Victoria residents face charges after an April 20 protest in Langford that impacted traffic northbound toward the Malahat. (Save Old Growth/Twitter)

EDITORIAL: When protests turn into stunts

It’s a shame protesters increasingly believe the only way to get their…

Two Victoria residents face charges after an April 20 protest in Langford that impacted traffic northbound toward the Malahat. (Save Old Growth/Twitter)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 27, 2022.

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 27, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 27, 2022.

  • Apr 27, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 27, 2022.
Ukrainian servicemen help an elderly woman, in the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Sunday, March 6, 2022. With the Kremlin’s rhetoric growing fiercer and a reprieve from fighting dissolving, Russian troops continued to shell encircled cities and the number of Ukrainians forced from their country grew to over 1.4 million. (AP Photo/Andriy Dubchak)

Editorial: Ukrainians seeing true loss of freedom

The situation in Ukraine is hard to understand and it can be…

  • Mar 8, 2022
Ukrainian servicemen help an elderly woman, in the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Sunday, March 6, 2022. With the Kremlin’s rhetoric growing fiercer and a reprieve from fighting dissolving, Russian troops continued to shell encircled cities and the number of Ukrainians forced from their country grew to over 1.4 million. (AP Photo/Andriy Dubchak)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 16, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 16, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 16, 2022

  • Feb 16, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 16, 2022
Worldwide, more than 5.4 million people have died from the coronavirus since January 2020. File photo

EDITORIAL: Get vaccinated, help flatten the curve

B.C.’s infection rate has taken off since the Omicron variant began to spread

Worldwide, more than 5.4 million people have died from the coronavirus since January 2020. File photo
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the new variants, difficult conversations may be necessary when planning gatherings with friends or family during the holiday season. (Pixabay.com)

EDITORIAL: Talk safety before celebrating the holidays

As COVID-19 case numbers rise, difficult conversations will be necessary

  • Dec 22, 2021
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the new variants, difficult conversations may be necessary when planning gatherings with friends or family during the holiday season. (Pixabay.com)
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EDITORIAL: A time for generosity

Support is needed for those affected by recent weather disasters

  • Dec 8, 2021
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