Opinion

John Horgan has been re-elected the MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca, and will head back to the legislature at premier following the Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 election. (File-Black Press)

Editorial: Majority government doesn’t mean smooth sailing as pandemic presents big challenges

Even with a majority, the NDP has a difficult road ahead.

  • Nov 4, 2020
John Horgan has been re-elected the MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca, and will head back to the legislature at premier following the Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 election. (File-Black Press)
Letters to the editor.

LETTER – Comox doctor requesting consideration of Island Health COVID-19 ‘bubble’

The following is an open letter to Island Health medical health officer,…

  • Nov 2, 2020
Letters to the editor.
LETTERS

Appalled by ferry incident report

I am writing about the incident on the ferry from Nanaimo to…

  • Oct 27, 2020
LETTERS
Liam Mcilvenna says photographers need to show more respect for bears. Photo by Liam Mcilvenna

LETTER: Photographers need to show more respect to local wildlife

One reader is dismayed by the way he sees other photographers acting out there

  • Oct 15, 2020
Liam Mcilvenna says photographers need to show more respect for bears. Photo by Liam Mcilvenna

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

LETTER – Health care group responds to pathology discussion carried out at latest CSRHD board meeting

Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District board supports calls for general pathology services

  • Sep 22, 2020

Updates on city’s heron protection plan?

Reader thanks the city for its efforts, but would like updates on missing pieces of the puzzle

  • Sep 21, 2020

Salmon survival tied to old-growth logging

The Minister for Forests, Lands and Natural Resources, Doug Donaldson, is urging…

  • Sep 18, 2020

Dog leads neighbourhood in a merry chase

Thanks to all who helped pursue escaped pooch

  • Sep 16, 2020

Pandemic boosts my love of learning

Awesome, I thought, when the pandemic hit, I’ll learn some new skills.

LETTER: Invest in higher education to help Island communities recover from COVID-19

Island faculty, union leaders call on government for more post-secondary funding

  • Sep 11, 2020

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: Labour Day takes on bigger meaning in 2020

Labour Day 2020 will be perhaps the most unique Canada has celebrated in modern times.

  • Sep 9, 2020

Oh, let’s see, where should I begin?

Let’s review the possibilities…

TIEL’S TALES: To send your child to school or not? Parents mull fall dilemma

Campbell River School district to offer in-class or hybrid learning

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020

OUR VIEW: Tough decisions being made regarding back-to-school

It’s not for anyone to judge another family’s decision about sending their kids back to classes

  • Sep 2, 2020