Opinion

LETTER – CVEX addressing public concerns

Dear editor, It has come to our attention that there are some…

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020
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New CC-295 Kingfisher arrives at 19 Wing Comox
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Comox Valley man turns 102

LETTER – Weekly garbage pickup is crucial, particularly in the summer months

Dear editor, Re: Comox to switch to biweekly garbage pickup (July 29…

  • Aug 12, 2020

COLUMN: DFO should enforce regulations, not pay for cleanup

By paying aquaculture industry to clean up its own mess, DFO becomes an enabler to ocean pollution

  • Aug 12, 2020

LETTER – Provincial government failing to protect what little old-growth forest remains

Dear editor, A few weeks ago, our local MLA’s letter was given…

  • Aug 12, 2020

LETTER – Federal gun ban only serves to further polarize Canadians

Dear editor, Re: – Canadian firearms laws are robust, but there is…

  • Aug 12, 2020

LETTER – Comox council decision of biweekly garbage pick-up will affect jobs

Dear editor, The Town of Comox is cutting garbage pickup to every…

  • Aug 12, 2020

LETTER – South Courtenay homeowners would have known about path right of way

Dear editor, I have mixed feelings about complaints of homeowners impacted by…

  • Aug 9, 2020

LETTER – Article suggesting the Comox Valley Chiefs change their team name is not front page-worthy

Dear editor, Regarding your front-page story Aug. 5, “ Indigenous woman pushing…

  • Aug 9, 2020

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 5, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 5, 2020

  • Aug 5, 2020

EDITORIAL: Inaction on homelessness costs money

Action comes with a price tag but the alternative is immoral and expensive

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER – How do we address the psychological and emotional costs of COVID-19?

Dear editor, Most of us are now well aware of the tremendous…

  • Aug 5, 2020

OPINION: Enjoy yourselves, but maintain vigilance amid COVID-19 pandemic

It is definitely a message that bears repeating: stay vigilant and stay…

LETTER – A better understanding of B.C.’s history might negate the need for a name change

Dear editor, In response to Ben Pires (Victoria) July 15 letter (Sincere…

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER – Stores without mask policies are showing a disregard for their clientele

Dear editor, In the last couple of weeks, I have gone to…

  • Jul 29, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 29, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 29, 2020

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER – Why are masks not mandatory in the Comox Valley Hospital?

Dear editor, On July 18, the Province of Quebec made masks mandatory…

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER – Shellfish industry pollutes with impunity; taxpayers foot cleanup bill

Dear Editor, Re: Shellfish industry gets funds to clean up ‘ghost’ gear,…

  • Jul 26, 2020