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Letter to the editor.

LETTER – Take time to show your appreciation to hospital staff

Dear editor, We must not forget, for some, things are not getting…

  • Jul 13, 2022
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The boulevard trees on Tutor Drive look more like they should in October than July. Photo submitted

LETTER: Tutor Drive trees dying, no thanks to the Town of Comox

Dear editor, Boulevard trees are amazing: besides adding to the aesthetics of…

  • Jul 7, 2022
The boulevard trees on Tutor Drive look more like they should in October than July. Photo submitted
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022

  • Jul 6, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for July 6, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Horgan’s about-face and departure changes the political landscape

Newly elected BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon must think the planets are aligning in his favour

Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
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Find another flag to fly

Dear editor, In a few days, we will once again be celebrating…

  • Jun 29, 2022
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Bob Castle’s Under The Galcier cartoon for June 29, 2022

Bob Castle’s Under The Galcier cartoon for June 29, 2022

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Bruce Cameron

CAMERON: What’s in a name? The BC Liberal Party contemplates a name change

‘The name change effort may look trivial, but it is a crucial step on the road to potentially regaining power’

Bruce Cameron
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LETTER – Canadian government has an attitude of ‘latitude superiority’ when it comes to addressing climate change

Dear editor, On April 8, Canada approved a huge oil development in…

  • Jun 22, 2022
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LETTER – Consistent success at improv competitions is a testament to Comox Valley school district

Dear editor, Thank you for the article describing the success of our…

  • Jun 22, 2022
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People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia

LETTER – Proposed new federal electoral districts leave Vancouver Island disproportionally under-represented

Dear editor, I had the opportunity on June 6 to present my…

  • Jun 17, 2022
The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia
There’s been a noticeable increase in the number of black bears on Vancouver Island this spring. (File - Black Press Media)

LETTER: As the bears come out of hibernation, we owe it to them to be bear aware

Dear editor, They’re back. Black bears are out and about. I saw…

  • Jun 15, 2022
There’s been a noticeable increase in the number of black bears on Vancouver Island this spring. (File - Black Press Media)
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LETTER – New traffic islands in Crown Isle neighbourhood a ridiculous waste of money

Dear editor, While walking my dog I stood in awe and watched…

  • Jun 13, 2022
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Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
Scientists have noted an increased prevalence of breast cancer and brain tumours amongst people living with long-term exposure to air pollution caused by fossil fuel combustion engines. ADOBE STOCK IMAGES

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Air pollution is detrimental to everyone

By Megan Tomlinson Special to the Record The average human takes 16…

  • Jun 7, 2022
Scientists have noted an increased prevalence of breast cancer and brain tumours amongst people living with long-term exposure to air pollution caused by fossil fuel combustion engines. ADOBE STOCK IMAGES
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LETTER – Canada does not have a ‘gun problem’; we have a ‘crime problem’

Dear editor, Re: June 1 editorial - Gun control a shared issue…

  • Jun 3, 2022
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LETTER – Comox Valley Airshed Roundtable should not include an American-based organization

Dear editor, Okay. Let’s establish one thing, and that ‘thing’ is the…

  • Jun 3, 2022
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Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.

FINLAYSON: Taming the inflation monster

‘Canadian policymakers should support the Bank of Canada’s efforts to get inflation back to 2 per cent’

  • Jun 1, 2022
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
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LETTER – Densification process must include appropriate green spaces

Dear editor, Don’t be so sure densification is such a great idea.…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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