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3L Developments has stated it is pulling the plug on its plans to build a residential neighbourhood in the Stotan Falls area. The company has repeatedly offered to turn the Stotan Falls area into parkland, if the CVRD were to amend its Regional Growth Strategy to allow for a residential community to be built in the area. The CVRD has steadfastly turned down the development company. File photo.

LETTER – Reader says 3L’s liability concerns are a non-issue; landowner is protected

Dear editor, Re: Paid advertorial in the Jan.6 issue of the Record…

  • Jan 18, 2021
A rendering of the proposed Sixth Street cable-stayed bridge. Graphic supplied

LETTER: Courtenay needs the Sixth Street bike/pedestrian bridge

Dear editor, Courtenay should build a bike/pedestrian bridge across the Courtenay River…

  • Jan 17, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Fish farms. (Black Press file photo)

LETTER – Ocean health should outweigh corporate profits

Dear editor, Re: #CoastalJobsGone [and] Ottawa has put our communities at risk…

  • Jan 13, 2021
Fish farms. (Black Press file photo)
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
North Island mayors say their voices should be heard by DFO before final decisions are made about fish farms. (Black Press file photo)

LETTER – Reader upset with ‘one-sided’ article regarding mayors’ reactions to fish farming developments

Dear editor, Re: Vancouver Island mayors say they weren’t consulted on B.C.…

  • Jan 6, 2021
North Island mayors say their voices should be heard by DFO before final decisions are made about fish farms. (Black Press file photo)
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LETTER – Authorities must insist on mandatory quarantine after travel

Dear editor, So now we are in another COVID crisis in Canada:…

  • Jan 6, 2021
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LETTER – Saying a senior leads a lonely life because of his desire to pass up vaccine is judgmental

Dear editor, I think that the letter about the elderly gentleman wanting…

  • Jan 6, 2021
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LETTER – Rat poison is equally as toxic to other animals

Dear editor, Imagine this: it is winter, you are cold and wet…

  • Jan 1, 2021
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LETTER – Continuation of international student program amid pandemic smacks of a money grab

Dear editor, Interesting that the Comox Valley School District is continuing its…

  • Dec 31, 2020
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Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry receives a dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Victoria last week. (Island Health photo)

LETTER – Dr. Henry’s vaccine photo op was wrong on many levels

Seeing the picture of Dr. Henry receiving the COVID-19 vaccine filled my…

  • Dec 30, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry receives a dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Victoria last week. (Island Health photo)
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LETTER – Courtenay resident hopes Christmas poem can ease some stress being felt by others

Dear editor, I’m sending you my poem ‘Presents.’ The sentiments expressed in…

  • Dec 23, 2020
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Homeless man lying on the bench. File photo

LETTER – ‘The Homeless Man’ gives pause for thought during the holiday season

EDITOR’S NOTE: Murray Coulter originally submitted this poem in 2007. He requested…

  • Dec 23, 2020
Homeless man lying on the bench. File photo
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LETTER – Spend money on others instead of ourselves this Boxing Day

Dear editor, Boxing Day isn’t about throwing out all the boxes we…

  • Dec 23, 2020
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Seal Bay Regional Nature Park boasts 42 kilometres of recreational trails, with pedestrian-only trails and multi-use trails for horses and bikes.

LETTER – When considering Stotan Falls, politicians need look no further than Seal Bay Nature Park

Dear editor I have been following the Stotan Falls/Park discussion for the…

  • Dec 23, 2020
Seal Bay Regional Nature Park boasts 42 kilometres of recreational trails, with pedestrian-only trails and multi-use trails for horses and bikes.
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LETTER – Cyclist suggests widening 17th Street at the bridge could alleviate some of Courtenay’s traffic problems

Dear editor, I read the recent article about the proposed new pedestrian…

  • Dec 23, 2020
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LETTER – According to B.C. Government, harvesting seaweed by hand is perfectly legitimate

Dear Editor: Re: Edina Johnston’s letter re the removal of dead beach…

  • Dec 18, 2020
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LETTER – Courtenay resident implores council to consider a tax freeze

Good day, Mr. Mayor and council members, Here we are coming to…

  • Dec 16, 2020
Courtenay city hall
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LETTER – The school system deserves recognition for its handling of COVID

Dear editor, There are so many workers and organizations which deserve hearty…

  • Dec 16, 2020
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LETTER- Senior suggesting his generation should not have vaccine priority must live a lonely life

Dear editor, In a Letter to the Editor published in the Dec.…

  • Dec 16, 2020
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