Editorials

Editorial: More help needed for mortgage, rent payments

If you are a residential tenant, were you able to pay rent for April 1?

  • Apr 9, 2020

EDITORIAL: Breaking the rules for the sake of kindness

I am breaking two rules with this editorial. The first one is…

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

This week, the Comox Valley Record published two articles regarding the novel…

Editorial: Being intoxicated must not be allowed to stand as a viable defence in criminal cases

Hamnett has permanent physical damage to one hand from the attack

  • Mar 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: B.C. waitlist for kidney transplant exceeds 600

One in 10 British Columbians has kidney disease. That’s a staggering number.…

  • Mar 5, 2020

EDITORIAL: Importance of L’Arche cannot be diminished

The results of an inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse on the…

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EDITORIAL: Premier’s office loses sight on what’s important

Premier’s office loses sight on what’s important

  • Feb 13, 2020

Editorial: Affordable housing is no longer affordable

What is affordable housing? If the term even still applies - and…

Editorial: Legal changes ahead for assisted death legislation

In June of 2016 Canadians gained the right to physician assisted death — but there were caveats.

  • Feb 2, 2020

Editorial: Weather unites us

Our preoccupation with the weather isn’t something to be scoffed at, it’s something to be embraced.

  • Jan 23, 2020

EDITORIAL: Lend Australia a helping hand

As we watch the daily reports from Australia regarding the wildfire situation…

  • Jan 16, 2020

EDITORIAL: Battling the stigma surrounding dementia

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

  • Jan 8, 2020

EDITORIAL: Christmas not always a joyous time

“I’ll have a blue Christmas without you I’ll be so blue just…

  • Dec 19, 2019

Editorial: Taking lyrics to task

What are holiday songs really saying?

  • Dec 17, 2019

Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay

A high school should be the last place you find opposition to…

  • Dec 5, 2019

EDITORIAL: Ad lacked attention to detail

If you don’t know by now about the unfortunate typo in an…

  • Nov 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Hypocrisy and greed guide tax split

Principles should not be conditional

  • Oct 31, 2019

EDITORIAL: Signs of our times

Election signs shouldn’t help you decide who to vote for

  • Oct 12, 2019

A fire safety reminder this week

Oct. 6 to 12 is Fire Prevention Week, and on Tuesday we…

  • Oct 10, 2019

EDITORIAL: A ‘teachable’ moment in history

Nothing to lose when students strive to learn from real world issues

  • Sep 30, 2019