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LETTER – Climate emergency should be at the forefront of people’s minds

Dear editor, What scientific evidence is needed for us to get serious…

  • Oct 15, 2020
Canada has been shown internationally to have some of the worst death rates for seniors in long-term care during the COVID pandemic. (Metro Creative Graphics)

LETTER – Seniors in long-term care are being overlooked by our public health officer

The following is an open letter to Dr. Bonnie Henry, from Crying…

  • Oct 21, 2020
Single use checkout bags are one of the plastic items on the list that will be banned in Canada starting in 2021. (Citizen file)

Editorial: Federal plastic ban a good start — but just a start

Canadians toss out 3 million tonnes of plastic waste every year.

  • Oct 21, 2020
This photo shows some of the massive amounts of garbage - mostly discarded aquaculture material - collected from the Denman Island shoreline during the 2020 beach cleanup. Organizers estimate the accumulation to be between six and seven tonnes this year. Photo supplied.

LETTER – Volunteers frustrated as nearly 7 tonnes of aquaculture trash collected from Denman Island shoreline

Dear editor, This year’s beach cleanup on Denman Island collected between six…

  • Oct 19, 2020
This photo shows some of the massive amounts of garbage - mostly discarded aquaculture material - collected from the Denman Island shoreline during the 2020 beach cleanup. Organizers estimate the accumulation to be between six and seven tonnes this year. Photo supplied.

LETTER – Condensory Road another dangerous area for cyclists

Dear editor, Re: It’s time to put paved shoulders on Knight Road…

  • Oct 7, 2020
Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo

WATER WISE: Healthy watersheds should be a priority for all political parties

Do you know where your party of choice stands on the subject of clean water?

  • Oct 18, 2020
Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo
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New CC-295 Kingfisher arrives at 19 Wing Comox
Superpod spotted off Vancouver island
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B.C. election called for Oct. 24
Letter to Editor. (File photo)

LETTER – Our deplorable so-called health-care system

Dear editor, To popular slogans such as ‘Black Lives Matter’ and others…

  • Oct 14, 2020
Letter to Editor. (File photo)

LETTER – Comparative photos show diminishment of Comox Glacier in past seven years

Dear Editor On September 28th, 2020, continuing an ongoing seven-year project, I…

  • Oct 12, 2020

LETTER – Alternate approval process amounts to implied consent

Dear editor, Implied consent has thankfully be tossed out as a defence…

  • Oct 11, 2020

LETTER – After being struck three times, Comox cyclist all for additional bike safety measure

Dear editor, Re: Having a bike coalition do an assessment on bike…

  • Oct 10, 2020

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

LETTER – Dangerous ‘Lazo Loop’ stretch of road an accident waiting to happen

Dear editor; I would like to strongly support the letter by Norm…

  • Oct 7, 2020

LETTER – Adequate funding needed to ensure healthy parks system in our province

Dear editor, This past summer was unlike any other, and getting outside…

  • Oct 7, 2020

LETTER – Courtenay councillor responds to letter penned by downtown businessman

Downtown Courtenay businessman’s open letter to Courtenay Coun. David Frisch, Having a…

  • Oct 7, 2020

LETTER – How do we keep forestry workers employed while protecting the last of old-growth forests?

Dear editor; Recently a couple of dozen Comox Valley residents attended a…

  • Oct 7, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020
Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Courtenay doctor responds to letter regarding conversion therapy concerns

Dear editor, First let me tell you how disappointed I am that…

  • Oct 6, 2020
Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Having a bike coalition do an assessment on bike path needs is a conflict of interest

Dear editor, This is an open letter to David Frisch, councillor for…

  • Oct 4, 2020

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020