Opinion

LETTER – Courtenay-Comox MLA says senior support initiative is receiving rave reviews

Dear editor, We have all been profoundly impacted by COVID-19, but imagine…

  • Jun 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: Side effect of reopening economy may be more reckless driving incidents

More kids are out on bikes and more drivers are speeding on our roads

  • Jun 9, 2020

LETTER – The fight against racism begins from within

Dear editor, It’s not enough to be “not a racist.” We need…

  • Jun 7, 2020
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LETTER – If this bear kills my goats, it will be his final meal

Dear editor, Miracle Beach Blacky has become a regular visitor to our…

  • Jun 7, 2020

LETTER – ICF executive director comments regarding Vancouver Island train service ‘disingenuous’

Dear editor, In your May 20 issue, ICF executive director Larry Stevenson…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – Regional labour council imploring the federal government to help municipalities

Dear editor, Our community is facing a crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – It’s time for governments to commit to addressing the opioid crisis

Dear editor, It seems to me that what we will take away…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – Now that nature has had a reboot, it’s time we get serious about climate change

Dear editor, Step outside. The air is clear and you can hear…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER – ‘New normal’ is anything but

Dear editor, Please stop using the term “new normal.” Language holds power,…

  • Jun 3, 2020

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

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