Opinion

Motor coach companies in B.C., and across Canada, have been left struggling as they near 10 months of operating at a 95 per cent reduction in revenues. (Courtesy Wilson’s Group)

COLUMN: Bus companies at risk as revenue drops 95 per cent, no help in sight

John Wilson is president and CEO, The Wilson’s Group of Companies

  • Dec 30, 2020
Motor coach companies in B.C., and across Canada, have been left struggling as they near 10 months of operating at a 95 per cent reduction in revenues. (Courtesy Wilson’s Group)
LETTERS

Discovery Islands fish farm decision not based on science

I don’t think I have ever written a letter to a newspaper…

  • Dec 28, 2020
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FOR THE RECORD

A recent editorial stated that one in 25 Canadians who is diagnosed…

  • Dec 23, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC
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Neighbourhood angst has not been alleviated

To City Council: Shame! Shame! Shame! on the mayor and city council…

  • Dec 18, 2020
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University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

‘I am tired, and my soul hurts’: B.C. nurse reflects on working in ICU unit during COVID

Renée Bush writes about what it is like on the front-line of the pandemic in the north

  • Dec 16, 2020
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
The Campbell River Hospice Society held its lighted Garden Vigil in December 2019. The vigil is held so members of the community can take a moment during the busy holiday season to honour those in their lives who have passed. Here, people have put names of loved ones on on the outside of bags with candles in them and sat for a few moments’ reflection. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Experiencing loss through the pandemic and holiday season

The COVID-19 pandemic changes the way we will be celebrating the holidays…

  • Dec 9, 2020
The Campbell River Hospice Society held its lighted Garden Vigil in December 2019. The vigil is held so members of the community can take a moment during the busy holiday season to honour those in their lives who have passed. Here, people have put names of loved ones on on the outside of bags with candles in them and sat for a few moments’ reflection. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
(Black Press file photo)

CEO: Malahat commute could take two hours in 2038, Island rail part of the solution

LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO Stevenson confident in survey results

  • Dec 9, 2020
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Shopping locally for the holidays has never been so important. (Submitted)

OUR VIEW: Buying local for holidays never so important

It’s an important thing to consider when you go to do both your in person and online shopping

  • Dec 3, 2020
Shopping locally for the holidays has never been so important. (Submitted)
Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)

OUR VIEW: Holidays will be different this year

This Christmas is going to be very different for our communities on…

  • Dec 2, 2020
Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)
LETTERS

Let’s make the new library spectacular

I definitely do not think the new Library should be built on…

  • Dec 1, 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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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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editorial

OUR VIEW: Spare a thought for school employees

Teachers and school staff have been, if not the forgotten element of…

  • Nov 25, 2020
editorial
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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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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
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)
LETTERS

Our RCMP are heros

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

  • Nov 24, 2020
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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