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Letters to the editor.

LETTER – Courtenay pedestrian bridge proposal is ‘nice’ but another vehicle bridge is necessary

Dear editor, I have been reading, with increasing consternation, the ongoing progress…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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LETTER – Has Courtenay turned into a biker town?

Dear editor, Do we now live in a biker town? A bike…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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LETTER – Not all activists resort to illegal stunts to raise awareness and support

Dear editor, Re: Comox Valley Record May 11 editorial When protests turn…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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LETTER – Better pay for municipal politicians will help diversify council tables

Dear editor, In a letter, Nick Dernard states that the raise Courtenay’s…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

MARK: B.C.’s tourism industry paddles out of the pandemic storm, ready to welcome visitors

‘The recovery of the tourism industry is bringing a new challenge for operators in B.C.’

  • May 27, 2022
Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Stocky Edwards shares a laugh during the dedication ceremony for a cairn in his honour in Comox Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo by Erin Haluschak

LETTER – Family of Stocky Edwards thanks community for its support

Dear editor, The family of James Francis (Stocky) Edwards 1921 - 2022…

  • May 26, 2022
Stocky Edwards shares a laugh during the dedication ceremony for a cairn in his honour in Comox Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Decorated Second World War fighter pilot ace Stocky Edwards passed away on May 14. Photo submitted

LETTER – Stocky Edwards recognized for his accomplishments by people beyond the Comox Valley

Dear editor, On May 20, we remembered a hero, a legend, and…

  • May 26, 2022
Decorated Second World War fighter pilot ace Stocky Edwards passed away on May 14. Photo submitted
Bob Castle's Under the Glacier cartoon for May 25, 2002

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 25, 2002

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 25, 2002

  • May 25, 2022
Bob Castle's Under the Glacier cartoon for May 25, 2002
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: Keeping the British in British Columbia?

Victoria Day marks the informal start of summer in Canada, but it’s also a celebration of our historic connection

  • May 24, 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)
Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

BENNETT: Jason Kenney led Alberta through bulldog willpower and work ethic

Kenney resigned after just 51 per cent of party rank-and-file endorsed him in a leadership review

Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.

  • May 18, 2022
Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for May 18, 2022.
To submit a letter to the editor, e-mail letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com

LETTER – Banning new high density buildings a short-sighted ‘solution’ to Comox Valley doctor shortage

Dear editor, I was very surprised to read Dr. Reggler’s suggestion in…

  • May 18, 2022
To submit a letter to the editor, e-mail letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com
To submit a letter to the editor, e-mail letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com

LETTER – Government is to blame for doctor shortage in B.C.

Dear editor, When I read your May 11th issue I read about…

  • May 18, 2022
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Parksville’s Tagen Marshall with his new van, ‘Vinnie’, picked up last week after a successful fundraising campaign. (Submitted photo)
Parksville’s Tagen Marshall with his new van, ‘Vinnie’, picked up last week after a successful fundraising campaign. (Submitted photo)
A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

PETERS: Nurses give far more than just medical care

On National Nurses Week, it’s time to think back to the nurses who have cared for us

A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
To submit a letter to the editor, e-mail letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com. Include your first and last name, and your city of residence. Letters will be edited.

LETTER – If the government listened, there would be no need for extreme forms of protest

Dear editor, Tom Fletcher’s article (Horgan says protesters are trying to provoke…

  • May 11, 2022
To submit a letter to the editor, e-mail letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com. Include your first and last name, and your city of residence. Letters will be edited.
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LETTER – A moratorium on high-density builds could do more harm than good for the doctor shortage in the Comox Valley

Dear editor, Re: Valley doctor suggests moratorium on high-density builds in Comox…

  • May 11, 2022
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Comox town hall. Black Press file photo

LETTER – Comox resident agrees with conflict of interest allegations against town council

Dear editor, I read, with great interest, the article regarding the alleged…

  • May 11, 2022
Comox town hall. Black Press file photo
Two Victoria residents face charges after an April 20 protest in Langford that impacted traffic northbound toward the Malahat. (Save Old Growth/Twitter)

EDITORIAL: When protests turn into stunts

It’s a shame protesters increasingly believe the only way to get their…

Two Victoria residents face charges after an April 20 protest in Langford that impacted traffic northbound toward the Malahat. (Save Old Growth/Twitter)
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: Going green in B.C.

‘… the transition to zero-emission transportation will require more than impressive innovations’

  • May 9, 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)