Letters

It's backyard burning season in the CVRD. (Citizen file)

LETTER – Wood burning may be free of charge, but it’s not free of consequences

Dear editor, Further to Jennifer Haines’s Nov. 16 letter about wood smoke:…

  • Nov 30, 2022
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LETTER – Is the current Comox Valley Sewer Conveyance Project plan the right way to go?

Dear editor, Did the recent open houses for the Comox Valley Sewer…

  • Nov 30, 2022
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LETTER – Revitalized rail is neither green nor financially viable alternative

Dear editor, Rail has not been reactivated anywhere on the E&N Corridor…

  • Nov 23, 2022
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LETTER – Comox Valley resident fears new development will put further strains on community

This lewtter is in regard to the proposed development on both Hector…

  • Nov 16, 2022
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LETTER – Does anyone really believe the Liberal government anymore?

Dear editor, Does anyone still believe anything that the Liberals say? Broken…

  • Nov 16, 2022
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Fine particulates in wood smoke can cause a range of health issues. (File photo)

LETTER – With the change of seasons comes increased wood smoke in residential areas

Dear editor, Beautiful fall. It’s that lovely time of year with the…

  • Nov 16, 2022
Fine particulates in wood smoke can cause a range of health issues. (File photo)
Four-fifths of British Columbians would support a handgun ban in their city. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER – Editorial regarding pistol ban was misleading

Will pistol ban affect gang shootings? This recent editorial (Nov. 2 Record)…

  • Nov 16, 2022
Four-fifths of British Columbians would support a handgun ban in their city. (Black Press Media file)
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LETTER – Trail proponent takes issue with letter supporting the return of rail service

Dear editor, Re: The cost to provide modern rail service is a…

  • Nov 16, 2022
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LETTER – Oil and gas not the only companies spending money to misinform the public

Dear editor, Megan Tomlinson’s cogent Nov. 2 piece in the Viewpoint section,“Healthcare…

  • Nov 9, 2022
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LETTER – Resident concerned about size of proposed development in Comox

Dear editor, On page 31 of the Oct. 26 Record was the…

  • Nov 9, 2022
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File photo of the Island Rail corridor, formerly known as the E&N Railway. The Friends of Rails to Trails Vancouver Island advocate for multi-use pathways from Courtenay to Victoria.

LETTER – The cost to provide modern rail service is a bargain compared to the alternative

Dear editor, Why is Friends Of Rails to Trails-Vancouver Island (FORT-VI) taken…

  • Nov 9, 2022
File photo of the Island Rail corridor, formerly known as the E&N Railway. The Friends of Rails to Trails Vancouver Island advocate for multi-use pathways from Courtenay to Victoria.
Western screech owl at Fairy Creek, Sept. 9, 2021. Photo by Royann Petrell

LETTER – Wildlife also adversely affected by widespread clearcutting

Dear editor, I read the letter to the editor submitted by Jay…

  • Nov 2, 2022
Western screech owl at Fairy Creek, Sept. 9, 2021. Photo by Royann Petrell
Maxwell Johnson and his granddaughter Tori-Anne Tweedie look on during the uplifting ceremony for Johnson and his family at the Big House in Bella Bella, B.C., on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

LETTER – The absence of the police officers at the healing ceremony was an affront to the people of Bella Bella

Dear editor, Just 24 days after our National Day of Reconciliation, a…

  • Oct 26, 2022
Maxwell Johnson and his granddaughter Tori-Anne Tweedie look on during the uplifting ceremony for Johnson and his family at the Big House in Bella Bella, B.C., on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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LETTER – Public hearings on cell towers a chance for residents to get answers from the source

Dear editor, Two new Telus communication towers are being proposed for our…

  • Oct 26, 2022
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LETTER – Hillian calling out Theos after election results were posted was unprofessional

Dear editor, In the Oct. 19 Comox Valley Record, on page A7,…

  • Oct 26, 2022
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WeCan Shelter Society co-founder Charlene Davis and their latest recipient, Kim Hamilton, sit outside Kim’s new home. Photo by Terry Farrell

LETTER – Latest WeCan Shelter recipient grateful to the community

Dear editor, Now that I’m settled and everything is sorted with my…

  • Oct 21, 2022
WeCan Shelter Society co-founder Charlene Davis and their latest recipient, Kim Hamilton, sit outside Kim’s new home. Photo by Terry Farrell
Photos of the clearcutting going on up Mount Washington Road. Photo by Jay Van Oostdam

LETTER – Sounding the alarm about clearcutting old-growth forests in the Comox Valley

Dear editor, It’s become common to see clearcut logging of second-growth trees…

  • Oct 20, 2022
Photos of the clearcutting going on up Mount Washington Road. Photo by Jay Van Oostdam
The Comox Valley Regional District is to receive $29,000 from the Environment Ministry's Wood Stove Exchange Program, which provides incentives to replace old stoves with cleaner options. File photo

LETTER – Courtenay council’s approach to wood burning upsets resident

Dear editor, Isn’t it ironic that on page A3 of last Wednesday’s…

  • Oct 19, 2022
The Comox Valley Regional District is to receive $29,000 from the Environment Ministry's Wood Stove Exchange Program, which provides incentives to replace old stoves with cleaner options. File photo
The top photo of the Comox Glacier was taken Sept. 28, 2013, and the bottom photo was taken Sept. 27, 2022. Photos by Fred Fern

LETTER – Ever-shrinking glacier a constant reminder of climate change

Dear editor, Anybody reading headlines recently will see that drought is a…

  • Oct 7, 2022
The top photo of the Comox Glacier was taken Sept. 28, 2013, and the bottom photo was taken Sept. 27, 2022. Photos by Fred Fern
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LETTER – Courtenay candidate failed to do any research before posting his campaign signs

Dear editor, Re: Local candidate’s signage draws City of Courtenay’s attention (Sept.…

  • Oct 5, 2022
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