Opinion

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 25, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 25, 2020

  • Feb 25, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

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COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

LETTER – Resident appalled by lack of balance in plans presented at recent Courtenay Ideas Fair

Dear editor, I recently attended the Official Community Plan (OCP) open house…

  • Feb 20, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Comox Valley Beefs & Bouquets for week of Feb. 11

Readers strike back at tip-expectant server

  • Feb 14, 2020

LETTER – Valley resident fed up with the disregard being shown by protesters

Dear editor, I was going to bite my tongue and stay silent…

  • Feb 14, 2020

EDITORIAL: Premier’s office loses sight on what’s important

Premier’s office loses sight on what’s important

  • Feb 13, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 13, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 13, 2020

  • Feb 13, 2020

LETTER – Stop the herring fishery and turn spawn into tourist attraction

Dear editor, It has been announced that there will be a 2020…

  • Feb 13, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

LETTER – Highway 19 blockade divides the Comox Valley community

Dear editor, The vitriol and ad hominem attacks that we witnessed from…

  • Feb 11, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 11, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Feb. 11, 2020 ***EXCLUSIVE TO…

  • Feb 11, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

LETTER – Crown Isle subsidized housing project is an embarrassment

Dear editor, Subsidized housing in Crown Isle?! (Housing project to help mid-income…

  • Feb 8, 2020

LETTER – Doctor responds to North Island pathology concerns on behalf of Island Health

Dear editor, I felt it important to respond to the letter to…

  • Feb 7, 2020

Comox Valley Beefs & Bouquets for week of Feb. 4

Plenty of beefs about snow removal

  • Feb 6, 2020

LETTER – Hydro power not as clean as those providing it lead us to believe

Dear editor, In his Jan. 23 letter to the editor (Wood burning…

  • Feb 6, 2020