Letters

File photo of retired vessels parked in Baynes Sound at Union Bay, south of Courtenay.

Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound strongly oppose shipbreaking

The Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound (CCOBS) are strongly opposed to shipbreaking…

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LETTER – Goose Spit beach fire program proved successful, despite what some former politicians say

Dear editor, Jim Gillis’s letter of Jan. 5 (Former regional district director…

  • Jan 26, 2022
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LETTER – Comox church responds to PM’s comments regarding anti-abortion organizations

Dear editor, On Dec. 16, 2021, Prime Minister Trudeau sent a letter…

  • Jan 26, 2022
Saratoga Speedway Dwarf Cars in action. Photo by Doug Waller

LETTER – Black Creek residents worry about proposed Saratoga Speedway expansion

The Comox Valley Regional District’s Electoral Areas Services Committee will be reviewing…

  • Jan 24, 2022
Saratoga Speedway Dwarf Cars in action. Photo by Doug Waller
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LETTER – More must be done to address homelessness in the Comox Valley

Dear editor, As has been reported in the paper previously, the homelessness…

  • Jan 15, 2022
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Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager

LETTER – Fishery restrictions not strict enough to protect herring in the Strait of Georgia

Dear editor, I will start with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans…

  • Jan 12, 2022
Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager
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LETTER – Record newspaper delivery person thanks her customers

Dear editor, To all my Record customers on Mansfield, Cliffe Avenue, from…

  • Jan 12, 2022
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Canadian veterans may be eligible for medals from France and the Republic of Korea

Dear editor, War is death, it is destruction, and suffering. It is…

  • Jan 12, 2022
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Seiners fill the waters between Comox and Nanoose Bay during roe herring fishery. File photo, Pacific Wild

LETTER – Decision to ban herring fishery in 2022 does not go far enough

Dear editor, We applaud the decision to ban herring fishing in 2022,…

  • Jan 5, 2022
Seiners fill the waters between Comox and Nanoose Bay during roe herring fishery. File photo, Pacific Wild
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Letter – It is time for municipalities to take active transportation more seriously

Dear editor, I just bought a recumbent trike this past summer and…

  • Jan 5, 2022
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LETTER – Former regional district director says Town of Comox overstepping its boundaries

Dear editor, I get a wry smile when I read that Mayor…

  • Jan 3, 2022
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Child looking through the display window at Christmas decoration in the shop. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

CHRISTMAS AS A BOY: A Christmas poem

Comox Valley resident Murray Coulter has penned this Christmas poem to share…

  • Dec 22, 2021
Child looking through the display window at Christmas decoration in the shop. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
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LETTER – Parent of G.P. Vanier student says flex days are ‘super valuable’

Dear editor, I would like to address the G.P. Vanier Flex Day…

  • Dec 22, 2021
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The north side of Ryan Road between Back and Sandwick roads contains a paved shoulder with a ditch and bus stop, but no sidewalk. Scott Stanfield photo

LETTER – Who’s responsible for buffering the bike lanes?

Dear editor, On Oct. 27, a story was published with the title:…

  • Dec 17, 2021
The north side of Ryan Road between Back and Sandwick roads contains a paved shoulder with a ditch and bus stop, but no sidewalk. Scott Stanfield photo
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LETTER – There is a sustainable way to chop down Christmas trees

Dear editor, Gary Korpan’s letter of Dec. 8 (Annual Christmas tree ‘slaughter’…

  • Dec 15, 2021
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A rendering of an initial representation of what a viewing platform might look like on the footprint of Mack Laing's Shakesides home. Photo submitted

LETTER – It’s not too late for the Town of Comox to honour Mack Laing’s original trust agreement

Dear editor, It is so sad that Comox remains one of the…

  • Dec 11, 2021
A rendering of an initial representation of what a viewing platform might look like on the footprint of Mack Laing's Shakesides home. Photo submitted
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LETTER – Local church may have followed safety protocols, but where was the common sense?

Dear editor, I’ve noted the alarming recent surge in COVID-19 cases in…

  • Dec 8, 2021
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Various evergreen pine and fur trees on display for sale at a Christmas tree lot. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Various evergreen pine and fur trees on display for sale at a Christmas tree lot. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
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LETTER – Courtenay high school senior appreciates the value of flex days

Dear editor, The Jocie Brooks letter, GP Vanier’s ‘flex days’ equate to…

  • Dec 3, 2021
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LETTER – Province still refuses to connect BC logging practices with our latest flooding disaster

Dear editor, Trees help keep soil in place and their roots soak…

  • Dec 2, 2021
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