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OUR VIEW: Candidates: thank-you for stepping forward

Well, the nomination papers are in and the slate of candidates for…

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OUR VIEW: Help Campbell River’s students arrive safely at school

ICBC issues safety reminders for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians

  • Sep 7, 2022
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OUR VIEW: Worth the effort

City seeks a new plan to tackle the addiction, homelessness and unruly behaviour downtown

  • Aug 3, 2022
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OUR VIEW: An abundance of caution is warranted

If there is one thing to be precautionary about, it’s our water.…

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The weird but wonderful black oystercatcher is but one of the amazing bird species you can see around Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

Feeling stressed? Find solace in nature

There is a lot happening these days, much of which is not…

The weird but wonderful black oystercatcher is but one of the amazing bird species you can see around Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
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OUR VIEW: 26 lives lost

Despite national protests and pandemic health emergencies dominating the news, we can’t…

  • Feb 23, 2022
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Sicamous residents gathered on July 23 to make signs thanking firefighters and first responders. Such displays of support helped firefighters persevere through the wildfires of 2021. (Facebook)

OUR VIEW: ‘Perseverence’ a good word for 2021 in B.C.

A look at words of the year and jargon that needs to go

  • Dec 29, 2021
Sicamous residents gathered on July 23 to make signs thanking firefighters and first responders. Such displays of support helped firefighters persevere through the wildfires of 2021. (Facebook)
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OUR VIEW: We all know the present we all want

Well Christmas is upon us again and another year has passed us…

  • Dec 22, 2021
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A lumber truck tipped and spilled its load onto the highway in Mill Bay. (Laurence Riggs photo)

Unsafe driving habits all too common

Regardless of road conditions, the recklessness never stops

A lumber truck tipped and spilled its load onto the highway in Mill Bay. (Laurence Riggs photo)
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OUR VIEW: COVID-19 still a threat

While many people are tired of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it remains…

  • Aug 18, 2021
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Billionaires not on same planet

Carrying tourists into space doesn’t seem too important now

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Hearing from all sides helps communities heal

The shooting of Jared Lowndes by Campbell River RCMP has shaken the…

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We can’t move forward as a nation without coming to terms with this stark indictment of our colonial past

Never before has a Canada Day been shrouded in such a poignant…

  • Jun 30, 2021
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Police have been kept busy dealing with a crime spree throughout the pandemic in North Cowichan/Duncan and elsewhere. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Worrisome time amid a pandemic

Huge drain on finances, rising criminal activity among the concerns

Police have been kept busy dealing with a crime spree throughout the pandemic in North Cowichan/Duncan and elsewhere. (Photo by Don Bodger)
North Island MLA Michele Babchuk. Photo contributed

COMMENTARY: MLA Michele Babchuk talks the future of forestry

‘These forests are important to every single one of us, myself included’

North Island MLA Michele Babchuk. Photo contributed
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OUR VIEW: Keep the dialogue going

Homelessness has become a divisive issue with hard liners on both sides

  • Jun 9, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Kindness counts, now more than ever

COVID fatigue and frayed nerves aren’t bringing out the best in us

  • May 26, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Stop looking for loopholes in travel restrictions

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

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Approximately 93 per cent of B.C. residents say time’s up for bi-annual clock changes. Black Press file

OUR VIEW: It’s time to stop the madness of changing our clocks

It’s time to pick one and keep it, because this twice-per-year change is nonsensical

Approximately 93 per cent of B.C. residents say time’s up for bi-annual clock changes. Black Press file
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EDITORIAL: Patience required in the vaccination line

COVID-19 vaccinations are proceeding in an orderly, ethical manner

  • Feb 10, 2021
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