Opinion

LETTER: Planned port expansion in the Fraser Estuary would put the southern resident orcas at further risk

Dear editor, The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has applied to expand its…

  • Jun 20, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for June 17, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for June 17, 2020

  • Jun 17, 2020
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Science Matters: Rethinking roads can drive down species decline

With roads closed and vehicle traffic down during the pandemic, some animals…

LETTER – The constant increase in taxes is unsustainable

Dear editor, I am continually amazed at the unbridled spending of taxpayers’…

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER – Blaney out of touch with hardships of airline industry

Dear editor, Re: Cancelled flight should mean full refund: Blaney (Page 33,…

  • Jun 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Local heroes become economic heroes in Comox

Firefighters from Comox Fire Rescue are historically selfless - at work, and…

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: City of Courtenay making it difficult to pay taxes

Dear editor, On Thursday, June 4, I drove over to the City…

  • Jun 14, 2020

LETTER – COVID-19 highlights how easily we take things for granted

Dear editor, How we all take things for granted. On page A26…

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER – COVID-19 is far from the only health crisis facing our government

Dear editor, Thank you to John and Jennifer Hedican, Phil Maund, and…

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER: Change needed in long-term care homes

This is not meant to criticize well-run long term care facilities…

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER – Courtenay-Comox MLA says senior support initiative is receiving rave reviews

Dear editor, We have all been profoundly impacted by COVID-19, but imagine…

  • Jun 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: Side effect of reopening economy may be more reckless driving incidents

More kids are out on bikes and more drivers are speeding on our roads

  • Jun 9, 2020

LETTER – The fight against racism begins from within

Dear editor, It’s not enough to be “not a racist.” We need…

  • Jun 7, 2020

LETTER – If this bear kills my goats, it will be his final meal

Dear editor, Miracle Beach Blacky has become a regular visitor to our…

  • Jun 7, 2020

LETTER – ICF executive director comments regarding Vancouver Island train service ‘disingenuous’

Dear editor, In your May 20 issue, ICF executive director Larry Stevenson…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – Regional labour council imploring the federal government to help municipalities

Dear editor, Our community is facing a crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – It’s time for governments to commit to addressing the opioid crisis

Dear editor, It seems to me that what we will take away…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – Now that nature has had a reboot, it’s time we get serious about climate change

Dear editor, Step outside. The air is clear and you can hear…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – ‘New normal’ is anything but

Dear editor, Please stop using the term “new normal.” Language holds power,…

  • Jun 3, 2020