Opinion

Sheer incompetence involved in cruise ship terminal approval

The cruise ship terminal was first mooted around 2003/2004. Around that time,…

  • Jul 6, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

EDITORIAL: Be kind, be thoughtful, be Canadian – every day

Happy Canada Day - one that is sure to be like no…

  • Jul 1, 2020

Thank you to our amazing Campbell River community!

Thank you to Timberline School, the Police Department, Fire Department and every…

  • Jun 30, 2020

Ken Forde boat ramp should be operational

The closing of Fordes Boat launch for 2020 is shortsighted. Every year…

  • Jun 30, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Mirror journalist contributes banner to community art initiative

The annual campaign to beautify Campbell River streets is underway. Now we…

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

Act of kindness and honesty renews my faith in humanity

On Saturday, June 13, we went to Tyee Spit and had lunch…

  • Jun 18, 2020

The laws are made for a reason – obey them

I was pleased to see the article from Const. Maury Tyre in…

  • Jun 15, 2020

B.C.’s forest management practices operate at a deficit

Re: BC Timber Sales and city throw forestry jobs under the mountain…

  • Jun 11, 2020

BC Timber Sales and city throw forestry jobs under the mountain bike tire

It was with some dismay that I read the May 6 cover…

  • Jun 4, 2020

Designate the Island as a bubble region

Many countries, regions and including the B.C. government talk of creating “a…

  • Jun 4, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

When even the experts disagree

Just because an expert says so doesn’t mean it’s the whole truth

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

‘The people of the North Island have really been let down’

We would like to comment on the excellent letter in the Campbell…

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020