Opinion

BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
LETTERS

Now the work in the forest needs to begin

Dear FLNR Minister, Congratulations on the new NDP government. Now let work…

  • Nov 24, 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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Our RCMP are heros

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, your article, “City’s Crime Severity Index Up,”…

  • Nov 24, 2020
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No one suggested saying no to a new library

Re: City should consider “fresh alternative” to library plan – Campbell River…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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LETTERS

There must be some room for a second look

In response to Dan Samson’s letter of Nov. 4, I wish to…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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Hama?Elas Kitchen Blessing Ceremony
Blustery Day
Snow, thunder and lightning hits Campbell River
Remembrance Day 2020 Campbell River
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OPINION: Island Health doctors call on residents to ‘double down’ to slow spread of COVID-19

Positive cases increasing at a rate that causes concern for health officers

  • Nov 18, 2020
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People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

‘Time and time again, British Columbians have shown resolve and strength in coming together’

  • Nov 18, 2020
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
President-elect Joe Biden speaks after touring Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center on September 18 in Hermantown, Minnesota. The first debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is tonight. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

OPINION: Celebrate Biden’s win, then keep up the struggle

I woke up on Saturday and checked my phone, like I had…

President-elect Joe Biden speaks after touring Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center on September 18 in Hermantown, Minnesota. The first debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is tonight. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
LETTERS

Apartment approval could become the ‘thin edge of the wedge’

I’m writing to draw attention to a couple of potentially disturbing concerns…

  • Nov 5, 2020
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The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) has informed its partner communities what their levies will be for this year. The approximate five per cent increase in the levy will go towards retaining existing services and improving the organization's E-resources, where it is seeing increasing demand. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

City should consider fresh alternative to the library plan

This letter is in response to your Oct. 28 article outlining Mayor…

  • Nov 4, 2020
The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) has informed its partner communities what their levies will be for this year. The approximate five per cent increase in the levy will go towards retaining existing services and improving the organization's E-resources, where it is seeing increasing demand. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
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)
Letters to the editor.

LETTER – Comox doctor requesting consideration of Island Health COVID-19 ‘bubble’

The following is an open letter to Island Health medical health officer,…

  • Nov 2, 2020
Letters to the editor.
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Appalled by ferry incident report

I am writing about the incident on the ferry from Nanaimo to…

  • Oct 27, 2020
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Liam Mcilvenna says photographers need to show more respect for bears. Photo by Liam Mcilvenna

LETTER: Photographers need to show more respect to local wildlife

One reader is dismayed by the way he sees other photographers acting out there

  • Oct 15, 2020
Liam Mcilvenna says photographers need to show more respect for bears. Photo by Liam Mcilvenna

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020