Opinion

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020

LETTER-Biweekly garbage pickup could promote better recycling practices

“There are various ways to deal with both the waste and the smell. The first thing is to buy less!”

  • Sep 4, 2020

LETTER – Schools reopening goes against COVID regulations

Dear editor, A person who had a party in his one-bedroom apartment…

  • Sep 3, 2020
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LETTER – Island Health’s COVID-19 testing call centre inefficient at best

Getting through to call centre a frustrating experience

  • Sep 2, 2020

LETTER – Comox Valley woman reflects upon time spent at Fairy Creek logging blockade

On Vancouver Island alone, 32 soccer fields of old-growth are logged every day

  • Aug 30, 2020

LETTER – Throwing money at the aquaculture industry will not solve the pollution problem

Does anyone believe this will encourage the growers to reduce plastic debris in Baynes Sound?

  • Aug 30, 2020

LETTER: According to B.C. government’s guidelines, kindergarten classes will amount to not much more than hand-washing

Supervising all student hand-washing sessions will leave little time for instruction

  • Aug 30, 2020

LETTER – RCMP can’t keep up with crime in the Comox Valley

Citizens have a right to know about rising crime in the community

  • Aug 30, 2020

LETTER – Community planning should encompass the Comox Valley as a whole

It’s time to get together to develop a single plan for the whole Comox Valley

  • Aug 30, 2020

LETTER – Changes needed to Island Health’s end of life policy

Dear editor, Island Health’s end of life policy could kill patients not…

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER – Comox council’s decision against a mask proclamation was the wrong one

Dear Mayor Arnott and Comox council, You can and would be wise…

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER: Time running out to participate in Courtenay OCP survey

Dear editor, Ever wondered where the rain goes? Ode to Street Trees.…

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER – Comox biweekly garbage pickup motion was not well thought out

Dear editor, The following is an open letter to Comox Mayor Russ…

  • Aug 26, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER: ‘All about me’ attitude becoming prevalent in the Comox Valley

Dear editor, There seems to be way too much “It’s all about…

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER – Comox council’s decision was pure garbage

Dear editor, I am writing in reference to your July 22 article…

  • Aug 24, 2020

LETTER – One benefit of COVID is the lack of glider tow planes overhead

Dear editor, There are many examples of one disease helping prevent or…

  • Aug 23, 2020

LETTER – Cyclists turning the Courtenay Riverway and Airpark into a raceway

Dear editor, Has the Tour de France relocated to the airpark? As…

  • Aug 19, 2020

LETTER – Wearing masks indoors is no huge sacrifice

Dear editor, Masks indoors - wear them! It’s not rocket science: there…

  • Aug 19, 2020