Opinion

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day: The roots of our current environmental crisis go back 12,000 years

The story of how our current environmental state came to be is over 12,000 years old

  • Apr 22, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 22, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 22, 2020

  • Apr 22, 2020
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER – Reader disagrees with editorial calling for essential travel only on BC Ferries

Dear editor, I was sad to read the editorial calling for an…

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

LETTER – It would be prudent to consider current practices the new ‘normal’

Dear editor, During the current pandemic, reduction of traffic by air, road…

  • Apr 15, 2020

EDITORIAL: Legislate an end to non-essential travel

It should have come as little surprise that many people chose to…

LETTER: Vancouver Island teen says people are overreacting to COVID-19 pandemic

My name is Crystal Cox, a student at Edward Milne Community High…

  • Apr 12, 2020

LETTER – Dr. Henry contradicts herself in letter penned to residents of B.C.

Dear Editor, There is no debate on the grave ramifications of the…

  • Apr 12, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Take care with non-medical cloth masks during COVID-19

If you wear one, don’t touch your face, Dr. Bonnie Henry advises

  • Apr 11, 2020

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 9, 2020

Editorial: More help needed for mortgage, rent payments

If you are a residential tenant, were you able to pay rent for April 1?

  • Apr 9, 2020

LETTER – We have a right to know local COVID-19 numbers

Dear editor, Island Health won’t release numbers of cases of COVID-19 in…

  • Apr 8, 2020

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020

COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19

Is the curve being flattened? data on hospitalizations provides a crucial answer.

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

LETTER – Disappointed with the decision to close recreational trail systems

Dear Editor, It is hard to fault someone for being cautious, but…

  • Apr 3, 2020

LETTER – Town of Comox got it right with Aspen Road development decision

Dear editor, I wonder what could have prompted Barb Tribe to write…

  • Apr 1, 2020

LETTER – Obeying the common-sense rules will defeat the virus

Dear editor, The government’s extreme measures are intended to protect vulnerable people…

  • Apr 1, 2020