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Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020

  • Aug 26, 2020
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 26. 2020
LETTER: ‘All about me’ attitude becoming prevalent in the Comox Valley

LETTER: ‘All about me’ attitude becoming prevalent in the Comox Valley

Dear editor, There seems to be way too much “It’s all about…

  • Aug 26, 2020
LETTER: ‘All about me’ attitude becoming prevalent in the Comox Valley
LETTER - Comox council’s decision was pure garbage

LETTER – Comox council’s decision was pure garbage

Dear editor, I am writing in reference to your July 22 article…

  • Aug 24, 2020
LETTER - Comox council’s decision was pure garbage
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442 assists in Nanaimo rescue
Eagle spotting
Orcas in Ucluelet Harbour
Comox councillor proposes adopting UNDRIP
LETTER - One benefit of COVID is the lack of glider tow planes overhead

LETTER – One benefit of COVID is the lack of glider tow planes overhead

Dear editor, There are many examples of one disease helping prevent or…

  • Aug 23, 2020
LETTER - One benefit of COVID is the lack of glider tow planes overhead
LETTER - Cyclists turning the Courtenay Riverway and Airpark into a raceway

LETTER – Cyclists turning the Courtenay Riverway and Airpark into a raceway

Dear editor, Has the Tour de France relocated to the airpark? As…

  • Aug 19, 2020
LETTER - Cyclists turning the Courtenay Riverway and Airpark into a raceway
LETTER - Wearing masks indoors is no huge sacrifice

LETTER – Wearing masks indoors is no huge sacrifice

Dear editor, Masks indoors - wear them! It’s not rocket science: there…

  • Aug 19, 2020
LETTER - Wearing masks indoors is no huge sacrifice
The popular dock diving event will again happen at the 2020 CVEX. File photo

LETTER – CVEX addressing public concerns

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

The popular dock diving event will again happen at the 2020 CVEX. File photo
A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

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

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

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
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
LETTER - Weekly garbage pickup is crucial, particularly in the summer months

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
LETTER - Weekly garbage pickup is crucial, particularly in the summer months
Organizers from ADIMS estimate they collected between eight and nine tonnes of junk from the beach on Denman Island during the 2019 Big Beach Cleanup - the majority of that coming from the aquaculture industry. Photo by Gerry Ambury

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
Organizers from ADIMS estimate they collected between eight and nine tonnes of junk from the beach on Denman Island during the 2019 Big Beach Cleanup - the majority of that coming from the aquaculture industry. Photo by Gerry Ambury

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

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 - Federal gun ban only serves to further polarize Canadians
LETTER - Comox council decision of biweekly garbage pick-up will affect jobs

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 - Comox council decision of biweekly garbage pick-up will affect jobs
Tape marks where the city property line runs on Brad Amor’s deck. Photo by Mike Chouinard

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
Tape marks where the city property line runs on Brad Amor’s deck. Photo by Mike Chouinard
LETTER - Article suggesting the Comox Valley Chiefs change their team name is not front page-worthy

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
LETTER - Article suggesting the Comox Valley Chiefs change their team name is not front page-worthy
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

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
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for 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
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Aug. 5, 2020
EDITORIAL: Inaction on homelessness costs money

EDITORIAL: Inaction on homelessness costs money

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

  • Aug 5, 2020
EDITORIAL: Inaction on homelessness costs money
LETTER - How do we address the psychological and emotional costs of COVID-19?

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