Opinion

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: Think local, act global

Will micro and macro changes to the world economy hurt or help B.C. in 2022?

  • Mar 30, 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)
LETTERS

Our future depends upon how well we govern our activities as a nature-based ‘Forest Village’

Campbell River is part and parcel of the greater north-central portion of…

  • Mar 29, 2022
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LETTERS

First Nations should have the right to choose salmon farming in their territories – letter

Re: “First Nations say salmon farming can sow self-determination and reconciliation” published…

  • Mar 29, 2022
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Gas prices have jumped after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. How much are people willing to pay before they look to alternatives? THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Gas prices: how much is too much?

Moving away from fossil fuels protects us against future volatility

Gas prices have jumped after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. How much are people willing to pay before they look to alternatives? THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Letters

LETTER: A strong forest sector is essential to B.C.’s strong economy

B.C.’s jobs minister recently addressed the issue of pandemic recovery in northern…

  • Mar 22, 2022
Letters
A roundabout in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

WOLF: Roundabouts and other pet peeves driving B.C. drivers crazy

Column: What habits do other drivers have that bother you on the road?

A roundabout in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
Shirley Frost, left, and Gerda Faber, both members of the Wells Gray Lively Arts Society, pick up their feet during a blues song performed by Randy Hedlund and Linda MacKenzie. A Coffee House was held by the WGLAS on Saturday, March 5 in the lodge at the Clearwater ski hill. It was the first Coffee House to be held since COVID-19 restrictions were eased last month. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Cole’s Notes: Re-opening will be awkward, so be kind

Use your COVID common sense and don’t be rude, Schisler says

Shirley Frost, left, and Gerda Faber, both members of the Wells Gray Lively Arts Society, pick up their feet during a blues song performed by Randy Hedlund and Linda MacKenzie. A Coffee House was held by the WGLAS on Saturday, March 5 in the lodge at the Clearwater ski hill. It was the first Coffee House to be held since COVID-19 restrictions were eased last month. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Fond memories of ‘Paddy’s Day’

By mid afternoon, the party started really taking off

Robert’s column
editorial

OUR VIEW: An abundance of caution is warranted

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

editorial
My leige being carried around on a riverside walk. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Column: The Rebirth of Cool

Well into my 44th spin around the sun, I’m more than accepting…

My leige being carried around on a riverside walk. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
FEEDBACK

I have the right to look at points of view with a critical eye, not just accept without question – letter

I find it interesting that the letters to the editors complaining about…

  • Mar 7, 2022
FEEDBACK
Feedback

The Trucker’s Revolt was not about people’s rights – letter

I read, with amusement, Martin Macdonald’s political tantrum rant and feel compelled…

  • Mar 3, 2022
Feedback
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
Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine's second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

CAMERON: What freedom truly looks like

Canadians are often portrayed as polite, decent, unassuming, and hard to anger.…

  • Mar 2, 2022
Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine's second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
LETTERS

Letter writers need to educate themselves on how liberal democracy works – letter

After reading the letters to the editor on March 2, I think…

  • Mar 2, 2022
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LETTERS

It would be nice to have a calm and respectful conversation with the opposing side

I would like to respond to the two letters by Macdonald and…

  • Mar 2, 2022
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LETTERS

We should be able to listen and respect each other’s opinions and beliefs – letter

It’s unimaginable that what I am seeing happening in Ottawa now against…

  • Mar 2, 2022
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LETTERS

Freedom Convoy a perfect example of how authoritarianism can creep in – letter

Contrary to Martin Macdonald’s recent letter I do not agree that Marc…

  • Mar 1, 2022
LETTERS
LETTERS

People are losing faith in democracy because we are losing faith in government – letter

Marc Kitteringham’s diatribe against individualism (Feb. 17, Democracy v. individualism) didn’t age…

  • Feb 25, 2022
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LETTERS

Cartoon was disappointing, disgusting – letter

I was very disappointed to see your cartoon in regards the the…

  • Feb 24, 2022
LETTERS