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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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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
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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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Cartoon was disappointing, disgusting – letter

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

  • Feb 24, 2022
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OUT ON A LIMB. Campbell River Mirror

Television was a peculiar place back in the day

I was reading an article in the Guardian marking the anniversary of…

OUT ON A LIMB. 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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Let’s go ahead with the speedway expansion – letter

Re: Saratoga Speedway plans As a long time resident, I would like…

  • Feb 18, 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: Bleeding hearts, lawlessness and leadership: ‘Just Watch Me’

Scrolling through my social media feed last week, I came across a…

  • Feb 17, 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)
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We need real, immediate action on the climate emergency: letter

Back in 2015, a newly-elected Justin Trudeau appeared at the UN climate…

  • Feb 17, 2022
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Letters to the editor.

Letter from Saratoga proponent comes across as intimidating

Dear editor, A counter and an agreement at the same time to…

  • Feb 16, 2022
Letters to the editor.
Canada scored 8.87 on the EIU Democracy Index for 2021, but we’ve slipped since last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

MARC’S SPIN: Democracy versus Individualism: it’s time to think about others

Canada is slipping down the Democracy Index, but we can turn it around

Canada scored 8.87 on the EIU Democracy Index for 2021, but we’ve slipped since last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
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No one is taking responsibility for clearing the sidewalks: letter

I know this was an unusal year for snow but every year…

  • Feb 15, 2022
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Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin

LETTER – Saratoga Speedway development benefits outweigh the negatives

Dear editor, Regarding the ‘Saratoga Speedway Complex Concerned Citizens’ group: I completely…

  • Feb 13, 2022
Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin
Saratoga Speedway Dwarf Cars in action. Photo by Doug Waller

LETTER – Black Creek’s anti-RV park group fails to see the bigger picture

Dear editor, Some “concerned citizens” of Black Creek are trying to halt…

  • Feb 11, 2022
Saratoga Speedway Dwarf Cars in action. Photo by Doug Waller
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Democracy and “My Rights”

Democratic governments are more and more being attacked by small, noisy minorities…

  • Feb 9, 2022
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(Nature Conservancy of Canada photo)

World Wetlands Day: Nature needs us to do more

Canada’s largest land conservation organization says there has never been a more important time for nature conservation

  • Feb 4, 2022
(Nature Conservancy of Canada photo)
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Water meters have been recommended for years in Area D – Letter

The recent article Dated Jan. 27, 2022 from Director Leigh should be…

  • Feb 2, 2022
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Only about half of Grade 10 students in B.C. completed the latest “mandatory” student assessments, which revealed worryingly low levels of proficiency in literacy and numeracy. (Pixabay.com)

FRASER INSTITUTE: 60% of Grade 10 students in B.C. not proficient in math

‘Simply put, to know how to improve, you must know how you’re doing’

  • Feb 1, 2022
Only about half of Grade 10 students in B.C. completed the latest “mandatory” student assessments, which revealed worryingly low levels of proficiency in literacy and numeracy. (Pixabay.com)
Lantern decorations are hung on trees on the Olympic Green near the Olympic Tower at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Beijing. Millions of people in China and beyond are celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

CAMERON: Is it time to get tough with China?

When the torch is lit in Beijing National Stadium February 4, marking…

  • Feb 1, 2022
Lantern decorations are hung on trees on the Olympic Green near the Olympic Tower at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Beijing. Millions of people in China and beyond are celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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When we follow public heath guidelines, we are taking care of each other – Letter

I am a 92-year-old retired public health nurse and am distressed about…

  • Jan 31, 2022
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