Letter to the Editor

LETTER – COVID-19 highlights how easily we take things for granted

Dear editor, How we all take things for granted. On page A26…

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER – COVID-19 is far from the only health crisis facing our government

Dear editor, Thank you to John and Jennifer Hedican, Phil Maund, and…

  • Jun 10, 2020

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

LETTER – The fight against racism begins from within

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

  • Jun 7, 2020

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 – ‘New normal’ is anything but

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

  • Jun 3, 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 – 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

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: 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 – 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

LETTER – A reminder to behave responsibly while enjoying nature

Dear editor, During this challenging time, it is especially important for us…

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER – Let’s lay the blame for COVID-19 where it belongs – on the shoulders of travellers

Dear editor, The current (COVID-19) situation we’re in has been called ‘unprecedented.’…

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER – Governments should mirror COVID-19 information blueprint with daily updates regarding overdose crisis

Dear Editor, In their May 3, letter (Governments should address toxic drug…

  • May 17, 2020

LETTER – Proximity to fire hall doesn’t necessarily equate to property insurance savings

Dear editor, Re: AAP proposed for Merville fire hall approval (April 28…

  • May 13, 2020

LETTER – We have lost our rights and freedoms for the sake of 700 people

Dear editor, Let’s talk about the real world versus the virtual world.…

  • May 4, 2020

LETTER: Comox Valley Regional District can blame its own policies for recycling fiasco

Dear editor, Not too many years ago, the recycling sites at Courtenay…

  • May 3, 2020