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EDITORIAL: Draw of gang life a reflection of societal values

Wealth and all its trappings glorified at every turn

  • Jan 20, 2021

 

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EDITORIAL: Defying COVID-19 restrictions can be deadly

Provincial directives have been put in place to slow the spread of the surging pandemic

  • Dec 16, 2020

 

Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)

Editorial: Holidays will be different this year

This Christmas is going to be very different for our communities on…

  • Nov 30, 2020

 

Trump supporter Jake Contos chants during a protest against the election results outside the central counting board at the tcf Center in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

EDITORIAL: U.S. election chaos puts democracy in doubt

President Donald Trump looks to overturn the will of the American people

  • Nov 14, 2020
Trump supporter Jake Contos chants during a protest against the election results outside the central counting board at the tcf Center in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
B.C. Premier-elect John Horgan and returning Courtenay-Comox NDP MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard, seen on the campaign trail together in Courtenay, Oct. 19. Photo by Riel McGuire

EDITORIAL: ‘Orange Wave’ blankets the Comox Valley

So, the election that nobody outside the NDP wanted is all over…

  • Oct 27, 2020
B.C. Premier-elect John Horgan and returning Courtenay-Comox NDP MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard, seen on the campaign trail together in Courtenay, Oct. 19. Photo by Riel McGuire
Single use checkout bags are one of the plastic items on the list that will be banned in Canada starting in 2021. (Citizen file)

Editorial: Federal plastic ban a good start — but just a start

Canadians toss out 3 million tonnes of plastic waste every year.

  • Oct 21, 2020
Single use checkout bags are one of the plastic items on the list that will be banned in Canada starting in 2021. (Citizen file)
Passengers who fly out of Vancouver International Airport could soon be able to take a COVID-19 test before they board their flight. (YVR)                                Passengers who fly out of Vancouver International Airport could soon be able to take a COVID-19 test before they board their flight. (YVR)

EDITORIAL: A pandemic continues

Measures to control the spread of COVID-19 were introduced six months ago

  • Sep 23, 2020
Passengers who fly out of Vancouver International Airport could soon be able to take a COVID-19 test before they board their flight. (YVR)                                Passengers who fly out of Vancouver International Airport could soon be able to take a COVID-19 test before they board their flight. (YVR)
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
Editorial: Beefs returning to Beefs & Bouquets

Editorial: Beefs returning to Beefs & Bouquets

The readers have spoken, and the Comox Valley Record listened. Beefs will…

  • Jul 22, 2020
Editorial: Beefs returning to Beefs & Bouquets
EDITORIAL: Be kind, be thoughtful, be Canadian - every day

EDITORIAL: Be kind, be thoughtful, be Canadian – every day

Happy Canada Day - one that is sure to be like no…

  • Jul 1, 2020
EDITORIAL: Be kind, be thoughtful, be Canadian - every day
EDITORIAL: Side effect of reopening economy may be more reckless driving incidents

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
EDITORIAL: Side effect of reopening economy may be more reckless driving incidents
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EDITORIAL: Kindness does wonders for mental health

Who can honestly say this pandemic hasn’t messed with their head? But there are ways to fight the malaise

  • May 20, 2020
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EDITORIAL: Easing of restrictions brings cautious optimism

EDITORIAL: Easing of restrictions brings cautious optimism

COVID-19 directives will not be lifted all at once

  • May 13, 2020
EDITORIAL: Easing of restrictions brings cautious optimism
EDITORIAL: Legislate an end to non-essential travel

EDITORIAL: Legislate an end to non-essential travel

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

EDITORIAL: Legislate an end to non-essential travel
Editorial: More help needed for mortgage, rent payments

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
Editorial: More help needed for mortgage, rent payments
EDITORIAL: Breaking the rules for the sake of kindness

EDITORIAL: Breaking the rules for the sake of kindness

I am breaking two rules with this editorial. The first one is…

EDITORIAL: Breaking the rules for the sake of kindness
EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

This week, the Comox Valley Record published two articles regarding the novel…

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally
EDITORIAL: COVID-19 puts your true character on display

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 puts your true character on display

As communities throughout the world adjust to the reality of the coronavirus…

  • Mar 17, 2020
EDITORIAL: COVID-19 puts your true character on display

Editorial: Being intoxicated must not be allowed to stand as a viable defence in criminal cases

Hamnett has permanent physical damage to one hand from the attack

  • Mar 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: B.C. waitlist for kidney transplant exceeds 600

One in 10 British Columbians has kidney disease. That’s a staggering number.…

  • Mar 5, 2020