Opinion

The COVID-19 silver lining: a new deal for everyone

We should take the chance to rethink our world

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Withholding information doesn’t help COVID-19 situation

You deserve to know what’s going on, and we’re doing our best, but when we’re refused information…

  • Mar 20, 2020
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COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

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

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

OUR VIEW: When hate shows in comments

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

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER – Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate

Paid protestors want to stop a way of life they know nothing about

  • Mar 11, 2020

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Maybe the most nervous I’ve ever been to make art

I’ve been asked to add something to a collaborative annual tradition ….

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

Campbell River City Council should support all definitions of a ‘working forest’

Re: Definition of ‘’Working Forest’ I am glad that the city counsellors…

  • Mar 6, 2020

Surely it is obvious that roundabouts are more efficient?

Good news about the Rockland Roundabout installation. I am looking forward to…

  • Mar 5, 2020

Gobsmacked on the Quinsam River

Strange things have happened to me while fishing, none stranger than on…

  • Mar 3, 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

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Mar 1, 2020

LETTER – Group responds to doctor’s letter regarding pathology issues at North Island hospitals

Dear editor, RE: Letter from Dr. David Robertson (Doctor responds to North…

  • Feb 27, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains