Opinion

People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
If we’re going to do something to protect the environment, we need to elect people who won’t pretend nothing’s wrong. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

OPINION: It’s time to stop pretending

SRD Director’s comments make a good point

Drying laundry outside can be much better on the environment than using conventional machines, but some buildings do not allow it. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Clothesline act help B.C. meet climate goals

Anti-Clothesline rule one of many outdated rules that inadvertently dissuade eco-friendly activity

Drying laundry outside can be much better on the environment than using conventional machines, but some buildings do not allow it. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
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How dare people use our flag as a protest symbol – letter

On Feb. 15, 1965, the day our maple leaf flag was raised…

  • Jun 14, 2022
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Ukraine ambulance fundraiser on Quadra brings in$27,000!

To the people of Campbell River, we wish to thank the businesses…

  • Jun 9, 2022
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Your columnist winding up for a shot. Katie Demois photo/ Campbell River Mirror

The tao of disc golf

The first time I set out to play disc golf was during…

Your columnist winding up for a shot. Katie Demois photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
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I question the school board chair’s math – letter

I was glad to see School District 72 Board Chair John Kerr…

  • Jun 7, 2022
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What would it look like if our community came together to find collaborative solutions?

A group of community organizations is concerned about the one-sidedness of the…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.

FINLAYSON: Taming the inflation monster

‘Canadian policymakers should support the Bank of Canada’s efforts to get inflation back to 2 per cent’

  • Jun 1, 2022
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
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Assertion that the literacy program has been ‘gutted’ is, frankly, incorrect – SD72 board chair

In Response to the May 25 Letter to the Editor: “Please explain…

  • May 31, 2022
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Now is not the time to be spending $789 million on a new museum – letter

We are dealing with many financial issues in British Columbia

  • May 27, 2022
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Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

MARK: B.C.’s tourism industry paddles out of the pandemic storm, ready to welcome visitors

‘The recovery of the tourism industry is bringing a new challenge for operators in B.C.’

  • May 27, 2022
Melanie Mark, MLA elect for Vancouver-Mt Pleasant, speaks with media after becoming the first First Nations woman to serve in the legislature as she looks up at family and friends during a swearing in ceremony at legislature on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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Please explain how cutting literacy programs off at the knees benefits “kids in the classrooms”

Filed for publication with the Mirror SD72 Board of education, It is…

  • May 25, 2022
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Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Keeping the British in British Columbia?

Victoria Day marks the informal start of summer in Canada, but it’s also a celebration of our historic connection

  • May 24, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

BENNETT: Jason Kenney led Alberta through bulldog willpower and work ethic

Kenney resigned after just 51 per cent of party rank-and-file endorsed him in a leadership review

Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
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Thank you – you made the 35th Walk for Hearts great!

From the bottom of our refurbished hearts we thank all of you…

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The parking lot near Spirit Square shows that downtown Campbell River gets a lot of use, but there could be a way to use the space more efficiently. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Let’s use climate action funds to help build a better downtown

Walkable cities reduce vehicle emissions, and just happen to have other benefits too

The parking lot near Spirit Square shows that downtown Campbell River gets a lot of use, but there could be a way to use the space more efficiently. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
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I don’t think we need to continually focus on the bad in downtown: letter

I am writing in response to “the Elephant in the room” and…

  • May 17, 2022
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