Opinion

EDITORIAL: Easing of restrictions brings cautious optimism

COVID-19 directives will not be lifted all at once

  • May 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: Kindness does wonders for mental health

Who can honestly say this pandemic hasn’t messed with their head? But there are ways to fight the malaise

  • May 20, 2020

Comox Valley Bouquets for Week of May 18-24

Thanks for the coffees; bouquets to City of Courtenay

  • May 24, 2020

LETTER: If you don’t need your COVID-19 senior top-up, consider donating it to charity

Dear editor, Re: Feds announce one-time payment of up to $500 for…

  • May 24, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
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Birthday food bank donation
100th birthday celebration for Valley veteran
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Chase Petersen's awesome 8th birthday

LETTER: Reopening rules for barbers and stylists place workers and clients in jeopardy

Dear editor, I am a barber in Victoria and, though I am…

  • May 19, 2020

COLUMN: Do ‘murder hornets’ pose a serious buzzkill?

David Suzuki dissects Asian giant hornet hysteria

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER – Let’s lay the blame for COVID-19 where it belongs – on the shoulders of travellers

Dear editor, The current (COVID-19) situation we’re in has been called ‘unprecedented.’…

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER – Governments should mirror COVID-19 information blueprint with daily updates regarding overdose crisis

Dear Editor, In their May 3, letter (Governments should address toxic drug…

  • May 17, 2020

LETTER – A reminder to behave responsibly while enjoying nature

Dear editor, During this challenging time, it is especially important for us…

  • May 20, 2020

Our species to save: Use this time to learn more about Canada’s endangered animals

We share our country with about 80,000 known wild species, 800 of them are endangered

  • May 15, 2020

LETTER – Proximity to fire hall doesn’t necessarily equate to property insurance savings

Dear editor, Re: AAP proposed for Merville fire hall approval (April 28…

  • May 13, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020

LETTER – Hornby Islander imploring tourists to stay away this summer

Dear editor, Residents of Hornby Island are highly stressed at thoughts of…

  • May 8, 2020

LETTER – We have lost our rights and freedoms for the sake of 700 people

Dear editor, Let’s talk about the real world versus the virtual world.…

  • May 4, 2020

LETTER: Comox Valley Regional District can blame its own policies for recycling fiasco

Dear editor, Not too many years ago, the recycling sites at Courtenay…

  • May 3, 2020

LETTER – Governments should address toxic drug supply crisis in the same manner as their response to COVID-19 crisis

Dear editor, We are witnessing and experiencing unprecedented responses by both federal…

  • May 3, 2020