Editorials

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets people having lunch at a White Spot restaurant in Coquitlam, B.C., on July 8. Canadian party leaders are working worked their way around the country, in what some see as the proof they needed that a federal election is on its way. (Darryl Dyck - The Canadian Press)

OUR VIEW: Federal election sure to be called

The signs are already there, with leaders in campaign mode

  • Jul 28, 2021

 

Flames attack the hillside in Bonney Lake on Sept. 8, 2020. (East Pierce Fire & Rescue photo)

Editorial: Diligence required as fire danger rises

Last week an open burning ban came into effect for the Coastal Fire Centre

  • Jul 7, 2021

 

EDITORIAL – Obey the Cone Zone; give highway workers a brake

BC Cone Zone campaign asks drivers to slow down and to pay attention to traffic control instructions

  • May 19, 2021

 

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EDITORIAL: Canada’s $1 trillion national debt

Canada’s national debt has topped $1 trillion for the first time in…

  • May 5, 2021
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Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)

EDITORIAL: Stop looking for loopholes in travel restrictions

The COVID-related non-essential travel restrictions were announced in full on Friday, and…

  • Apr 26, 2021
Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)
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EDITORIAL: April is World Autism Month

With so many worthy official “days” and months it’s hard to keep…

  • Apr 14, 2021
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COVID conspiracists tamper with Record newspapers

It has come to our attention that a certain number of our…

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EDITORIAL: Early detection the key to treating colorectal cancer

According to the Colorectal Cancer Canada website, colorectal cancer is the third…

  • Mar 17, 2021
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EDITORIAL: COVIDiocy has reached another level

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a COVIDiot takes it…

  • Mar 2, 2021
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EDITORIAL – BC should follow Nova Scotia’s lead regarding presumed consent for organ donation

New Nova Scotia legislation recently made headlines across the nation, for all…

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