Opinion

LETTER – Comox Valley doctor stresses kindness, community support during COVID crisis

“Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel…

  • May 31, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020
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LETTER – Corporations should be held accountable for cleanup costs when projects go awry

Dear editor In Brent Murphy’s May 19 letter to Black Press three…

  • May 27, 2020

LETTER – Senior care facilities should not be capitalist ventures

Dear editor, I am an essential worker, a transit driver. This letter…

  • May 27, 2020

LETTER – Appalled by the lack of respect for victim of Snowbirds crash

Dear editor, I have never in my life contacted any news agency,…

  • May 27, 2020

LETTER: Those concerned about the homeless housing plan in Comox need look no further than The Junction in Courtenay

Dear editor, So the people of Comox don’t like the government housing…

  • May 27, 2020

LETTER – The cottonwood trees in Courtenay are a menace

Dear editor, I think it is time someone took action on cottonwood…

  • May 26, 2020

LETTER – Many diseases and conditions could use the same attention as COVID

Dear Editor, I read with heartfelt sorrow the letter from John and…

  • May 25, 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

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

David Suzuki dissects Asian giant hornet hysteria

  • May 20, 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

LETTER – A reminder to behave responsibly while enjoying nature

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

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

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

  • May 19, 2020

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

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

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