Editorials

FOR THE RECORD

A recent editorial stated that one in 25 Canadians who is diagnosed…

  • Dec 23, 2020
Shopping locally for the holidays has never been so important. (Submitted)

OUR VIEW: Buying local for holidays never so important

It’s an important thing to consider when you go to do both your in person and online shopping

  • Dec 3, 2020
Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)

OUR VIEW: Holidays will be different this year

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

  • Dec 2, 2020
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OUR VIEW: Spare a thought for school employees

Teachers and school staff have been, if not the forgotten element of…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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John Horgan has been re-elected the MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca, and will head back to the legislature at premier following the Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 election. (File-Black Press)

Editorial: Majority government doesn’t mean smooth sailing as pandemic presents big challenges

Even with a majority, the NDP has a difficult road ahead.

  • Nov 4, 2020
John Horgan has been re-elected the MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca, and will head back to the legislature at premier following the Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 election. (File-Black Press)

EDITORIAL: Labour Day takes on bigger meaning in 2020

Labour Day 2020 will be perhaps the most unique Canada has celebrated in modern times.

  • Sep 9, 2020

OUR VIEW: Tough decisions being made regarding back-to-school

It’s not for anyone to judge another family’s decision about sending their kids back to classes

  • Sep 2, 2020

Single-use plastics have no place in post-pandemic world

We should be taking this opportunity to break old habits

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

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

  • Jul 1, 2020

When even the experts disagree

Just because an expert says so doesn’t mean it’s the whole truth

Message from North Island MLA Claire Trevena ahead of Easter weekend

‘Our government is trying to assist, whether it is with rent or financial support’

  • Apr 9, 2020

Editorial: Resolving to overcome COVID-19

UN resolutions reflect the notion that we’re in this together

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

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

OUR VIEW: Time to pull together

These are strange and alarming times but it is important that we…

  • Mar 17, 2020

OUR VIEW: When hate shows in comments

Disturbing ideologies can flourish, in part because their messages can spread in online environments

  • Mar 11, 2020

Editorial: Soda tax works if healthy choices are affordable

Soft drinks and other sugary beverages will be subject to PST starting July 1

  • Mar 3, 2020

OUR VIEW: Listening is a skill worth mastering

If you cherish good listening, be a good listener. It’s a two-way street

  • Feb 18, 2020

Coastal GasLink-Wet’suwet’en conflict is not that simple

The larger, more conflict issue of land claims needs to be settled

TIEL’S TALES: Campbell River Food Bank rolling with the punches

Recent string of attempted break-ins, totalled truck don’t dampen staff, volunteers’ spirits

OUR VIEW: College upgrade a welcome addition to the region

The official opening of the North Island College’s Campbell River campus expansion…

  • Feb 4, 2020