Opinion

Each year, less than one per cent of the area designated for sustainable timber harvesting by B.C.’s independent chief forester is harvested. (B.C. government photo)

GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians

Industry, union leaders seek balance on old-growth preservation

  • Apr 15, 2021
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for April 14, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 14, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 14, 2021

  • Apr 14, 2021
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Cartoon Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 7, 2021

Cartoon Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 7, 2021

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Letters to the editor

LETTER – Comox resident advises others of email scam to which she fell victim

Dear editor, I fell for a very clever scam yesterday that I…

  • Apr 14, 2021
Letters to the editor
CVR editorial

EDITORIAL: April is World Autism Month

With so many worthy official “days” and months it’s hard to keep…

  • Apr 14, 2021
CVR editorial
Our individual health is directly impacted by our planetary health. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: The power of connection – we’re all in this together

Nadine Clark Special to The Record Earth Day, on April 22, approaches.…

  • Apr 7, 2021
Our individual health is directly impacted by our planetary health. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Depending on the severity of the circumstances, an officer may issue an $81 fine under the Motor Vehicle Act for littering or a $575 fine under the B.C. Wildfire Act for the mishandling of a burning substance in or within one kilometre of a forest or grassy area. Victoria cigarette butts Sept. 2, 2020 (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

LETTER – Discarded cigarette butts are more than just litter – they could be toxic to animals

Dear editor, I live and walk in the Crown Isle area. I…

  • Apr 7, 2021
Depending on the severity of the circumstances, an officer may issue an $81 fine under the Motor Vehicle Act for littering or a $575 fine under the B.C. Wildfire Act for the mishandling of a burning substance in or within one kilometre of a forest or grassy area. Victoria cigarette butts Sept. 2, 2020 (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
A monumental old-growth yellow cedar tree in the at-risk headwaters of Fairy Creek. Black Press file photo

LETTER – There are many reasons why Fairy Creek old-growth must be protected from logging

Dear editor, There are so many reasons to save the precious 60,000…

  • Apr 7, 2021
A monumental old-growth yellow cedar tree in the at-risk headwaters of Fairy Creek. Black Press file photo
Letter to the editor

LETTER – Logging of old-growth forests is a health equity violation

Dear editor, The Teal Jones logging company plans to demolish old-growth forests…

  • Apr 5, 2021
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(Black Press file photo)

FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
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Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Plenty of talk, little action from governments regarding transition from fossil fuels

Dear editor, Polls have shown that the majority of Canadians want Canada…

  • Mar 31, 2021
Letters to the Editor.
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LETTER – Transition from fossil fuels cannot happen overnight

Dear editor, Week after week, we are treated to simplistic cartoons entitled,…

  • Mar 31, 2021
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Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021

  • Mar 30, 2021
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021
David Barnes has collected over 10,000 signatures on a petition that seeks to draw attention to old-growth trees in Shawnigan that are in danger. (Submitted photo)

LETTER – B.C. government is all talk, no action when it comes to old-growth forest

Dear editor, So MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard says her government’s commitment to ‘balanced’…

  • Mar 28, 2021
David Barnes has collected over 10,000 signatures on a petition that seeks to draw attention to old-growth trees in Shawnigan that are in danger. (Submitted photo)
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COVID conspiracists tamper with Record newspapers

It has come to our attention that a certain number of our…

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man injecting drugs in tattooed arm

LETTER – After witnessing drug activity in Lewis Park, Courtenay resident says more needs to be done

Dear parents, Please, do not rest assured for even one second that…

  • Mar 24, 2021
man injecting drugs in tattooed arm
A daily dose of nature is perhaps one of the best remedies for these trying times. (Photo: Karolina via Pexels)

Science Matters: Connecting to nature is universally medicinal

The late urban visionary Jane Jacobs wrote, “Perhaps it will be the…

  • Mar 24, 2021
A daily dose of nature is perhaps one of the best remedies for these trying times. (Photo: Karolina via Pexels)
Letter to the editor

LETTER – Lack of community consultation prior to tree felling on school district property

Dear editor, It turns out that the riskiest place to live in…

  • Mar 24, 2021
Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor

LETTER – Open design refrigeration units increase greenhouse gas emissions unnecessarily

Dear editor, Your mom was right: “Shut the fridge door!” High power…

  • Mar 24, 2021
Letter to the editor