Editorials

EDITORIAL: Important to keep the border closed and to be kind to the outsiders coming in

Trust the authorities to control the influx of out-of-country license plates

EDITORIAL: Weather playing guessing games

Remember those near zero precipitation totals of July 2017 and ‘18?

EDITORIAL: Vancouver Island needs to check our ‘plate hate’

Don’t jump to conclusions, if you spot a legitimate concern, tell the authorities

  • Jul 8, 2020

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19

There are plenty of good reasons to be happy about where we live, even in times like these

  • Jun 29, 2020

EDITORIAL: Local heroes become economic heroes in Comox

Firefighters showing leadership on a different kind of front line

  • Jun 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: Class of 2020 faces many challenges

But Island graduates can create a new normal – one that’s fairer and gives everybody opportunity

  • Jun 26, 2020
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Editorial: Why we should pay attention to year of water firsts

We need to pay attention, because these are not one-off events.

  • Jun 19, 2020

EDITORIAL: Graduation days looks a lot different

The Class of 2020 will look back at this time one day with strange stories to tell

EDITORIAL: Look out for the elders in your community

Do what you can’t to make sure our seniors aren’t being abused

  • Jun 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Side effect of reopening economy may be more reckless driving incidents

More kids are out on bikes and more drivers are speeding on our roads

  • Jun 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: Plan to reinstate summer tubing good news for Lake Cowichan

It can be kept safe, and businesses can sure use a few more people through the doors

  • Jun 12, 2020

EDITORIAL: School situation not ideal for kids

It’s tough for the young ones to miss time in the classroom and to social distance

EDITORIAL: It’s not worth getting angry over minor inconveniences

Another watchword for our times is “patience”

  • Jun 9, 2020

Editorial: What comes next for the homeless?

We hope there is a plan in the works to make this housing-for-all push more permanent.

  • Jun 7, 2020

EDITORIAL: It’s time for Canada to admit to its own racism

Make no mistake, racism exists in Canada.

  • Jun 5, 2020

OPINION: Even the experts can disagree

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

EDITORIAL: Don’t let COVID-19 fears keep you from seeking medical help

Hospitals, clinics cleaned regularly, maintain strict protocols

  • May 31, 2020

Editorial: Minimal risk in sending kids back to school

Time to poke our heads out of our comfortable nests and venture out into the world again.

  • May 29, 2020

EDITORIAL: Kindness does wonders for mental health

Who can honestly say this pandemic hasn’t messed with their head? But there are ways to fight the malaise

  • May 27, 2020

Editorial: Paid sick leave a must going forward

The chickens are coming home to roost, so to speak, on this issue during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • May 22, 2020