Opinion

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FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
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Thank-you Penfield students for your supportive letters

To the students at Penfield Elementary, Thank-you Analeigh and fellow students for…

  • Mar 31, 2021
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BC’s forests are not owned by foreign corporations: letter

While I recognize that most of this article was based on quotes…

  • Mar 30, 2021
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Thanks for your support and kindness: letter

We sincerely thank our acquaintances, friends, neighbours and relatives for the cards,…

  • Mar 30, 2021
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Think of the children before killing daylight savings time

I agree with David Frier that it is not a hardship to…

  • Mar 25, 2021
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Salmon farming industry has no grounds to now claim surprise

The damage the open net pen salmon farming industry has caused in…

  • Mar 24, 2021
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The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program rehearsed this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for their virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Timberline theatre group thanks community for its support

They were a bit worried whether people would show up online, but thanks those who did

  • Mar 24, 2021
The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program rehearsed this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for their virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
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I would like to see increasing diversity in age, gender, interests and ethnicity in candidates

Thank you for promoting the recent by-election in the Campbell River Mirror.…

  • Mar 22, 2021
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Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18 at 4 p.m.. Photo submitted

VIDEO PRESENTATION: Understanding Indigenous rights and title in Canada

The Campbell River Mirror hosts Indigenous rights expert Jack woodward

  • Mar 19, 2021
Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18 at 4 p.m.. Photo submitted
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Changing clocks twice a year is no hardship

Just read your editorial on “no more changing clocks” on page A30…

  • Mar 18, 2021
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A gate closes off a forestry service road near Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

OPINION: British Columbians need the Right to Roam

Right to Roam gives people the right to explore unhindered

A gate closes off a forestry service road near Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Approximately 93 per cent of B.C. residents say time’s up for bi-annual clock changes. Black Press file

OUR VIEW: It’s time to stop the madness of changing our clocks

It’s time to pick one and keep it, because this twice-per-year change is nonsensical

Approximately 93 per cent of B.C. residents say time’s up for bi-annual clock changes. Black Press file
A 1959 reminder to wash your hands. Alberta Department of Health

The silver lining, one year later

Looking back and forward after a year of pandemic

A 1959 reminder to wash your hands. Alberta Department of Health
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Time to reflect on recent byelection

Thank you for promoting the recent by-election in the Campbell River Mirror.…

  • Mar 17, 2021
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A rare display of courage

The Discovery Islands are a wild salmon-based economy. Marine-based wilderness tourism in…

  • Mar 10, 2021
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Fisheries minister did not fulfill her mandate with Discovery Islands’ decision

When elected politicians make decisions, I don’t expect to always like the…

  • Mar 10, 2021
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A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)

OPINION: Helping a 97-year-old man get his COVID vaccination appointment

Call centre inundated with 1.7 million calls while there are just 50,000 folks over 90 in B.C.

A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)
Ken Blackburn has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided

Byelection candidate reflects on election reforms

It is truly a profound experience to run for local political office.…

  • Mar 9, 2021
Ken Blackburn has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided
Aquaculture employee, Michelle Franze, poses with a comment that she received on social media. Facebook group Women in Canadian Salmon Farming started an online campaign #enoughisenough to highlight the harassment they were facing online after debates about Discovery Islands fish farms intensified on social media. (Submitted photo)

Women in salmon farming should be celebrated, not bullied

Since mid-December, salmon farming has been one of the leading topics in…

  • Mar 8, 2021
Aquaculture employee, Michelle Franze, poses with a comment that she received on social media. Facebook group Women in Canadian Salmon Farming started an online campaign #enoughisenough to highlight the harassment they were facing online after debates about Discovery Islands fish farms intensified on social media. (Submitted photo)
Fewer than 2,500 Campbell River residents headed to the polls to elect a replacement for new MLA Michele Babchuk on city council. Black Press File Photo

MIKE’S MUSINGS: I’m not disappointed in you very often, Campbell River

Keep complaining about decisions instead of deciding who makes them and see how that works out

Fewer than 2,500 Campbell River residents headed to the polls to elect a replacement for new MLA Michele Babchuk on city council. Black Press File Photo