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LETTERS

You can be sure that your help with Christmas hampers brought smiles and tears to the recipients

Perhaps no one, except those with exceptional insight, would have thought that…

  • Jan 4, 2022
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Surely our politicians deserve the same level of protection as old growth protestors?

I’m writing regarding your recent article on the demonstrations in front of…

  • Jan 4, 2022
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Appalling handling of snow and ice on highways and city streets

I would like to take this opportunity to express my concerns and…

  • Jan 4, 2022
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OUT ON A LIMB. Campbell River Mirror

Stopped myself from giving in to negativity

The vast majority of people are doing what is necessary to fight this pandemic – keep it up

OUT ON A LIMB. Campbell River Mirror
People wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19 while visiting the Christmas Market in Vancouver, on Thursday, December 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

FINLAYSON: B.C.’s economy has largely healed, thankfully

Over the last 18 months, overall economic production has rebounded, writes Jock Finlayson

  • Dec 24, 2021
People wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19 while visiting the Christmas Market in Vancouver, on Thursday, December 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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OUR VIEW: We all know the present we all want

Well Christmas is upon us again and another year has passed us…

  • Dec 22, 2021
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A selection from the writer’s own bookshelf. Most of this year’s books came from the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Three books, plus a few more, I read in the last year

Of nearly 50 books I read in 2021, these three stuck with me the most

A selection from the writer’s own bookshelf. Most of this year’s books came from the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The B.C. Ferries vessel Spirit of British Columbia passes Salt Spring Island while travelling on the Salish Sea from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay, B.C., at sunset on Sunday, October 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

The best of times, the worst of times

During these tumultuous times, it is easy to forget how blessed we truly are

  • Dec 22, 2021
The B.C. Ferries vessel Spirit of British Columbia passes Salt Spring Island while travelling on the Salish Sea from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay, B.C., at sunset on Sunday, October 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

North Island Gazette editor Tyson Whitney watched these ‘classics’ so you don’t have to

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Judge’s brave actions help change treatments for the most vulnerable

Re: Judge breaks with precedence, rejects jail time for addict caught trafficking…

  • Dec 20, 2021
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The NDP is happy to wipe out our forestry history: letter

There has been a change in climate in B.C. There has been…

  • Dec 20, 2021
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Regional district directors need to brush up on their science

I would like to suggest that directors of the Strathcona Regional District…

  • Dec 16, 2021
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Campbell River is heading in the wrong direction: letter

Filed for publication with the Mirror Dear Mayor Andy Adams, I am…

  • Dec 15, 2021
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A helping hand when in a tough bind, is a wonderful thing. (Black Press photo)

Saved by a snow Samaritan

Columnist found himself in a ditch on a slippery Monday morning

A helping hand when in a tough bind, is a wonderful thing. (Black Press photo)
A lumber truck tipped and spilled its load onto the highway in Mill Bay. (Laurence Riggs photo)

Unsafe driving habits all too common

Regardless of road conditions, the recklessness never stops

A lumber truck tipped and spilled its load onto the highway in Mill Bay. (Laurence Riggs photo)
This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP

How to use rapid testing to keep you and yours safe during the holiday season

Experts say rapid tests are one more tool in our toolbox to stay safe

This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP
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BC Hydro has failed to put forward a credible plan to replace what Island Generation provides: Letter

The future of reliable and local power will be determined in just…

  • Dec 14, 2021
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MLA’s assurances are cold comfort: Truck Loggers

Two weeks ago, North Island MLA Michele Babchuk suggested that “more consultation…

  • Dec 9, 2021
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Stop the irresponsible cash dole outs to every artsie fartsie, social and parks and recreation group

I was totally distraught to read our nitwit city hall administrators announce…

  • Dec 9, 2021
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‘Creepy’ is a program that harvests geolocation information from social media posts. Black Press Media.

Who’s following our digital footsteps?

Our online signatures are out there for anyone to use

‘Creepy’ is a program that harvests geolocation information from social media posts. Black Press Media.