Editorials

Canada has a colour blindness problem when it comes to anti-black racism

It is time for Canada to cast a critical eye on racial inequality

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

This week, the Comox Valley Record published two articles regarding the novel…

Editorial: End vicious cycle of bullying

Pink Shirt Day began 13 years ago, but the anti-bullying message is still relevant today

OPINION: It’s not worth it to keep fighting the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

No opposition, no matter how entrenched, can prevent the project from moving forward

Snow and cold is part of our national identity

When Islanders comment on snow and cold, the rest of Canada returns a chilled laugh

EDITORIAL: You don’t have to use social media, but you should be aware of what’s out there and who’s using it

In a time where a tweet can change the world, it’s important to know what’s happening online

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What Don Cherry said is racist, and here’s why

Good riddance, Mr. Cherry. If only this had come 10 years sooner

Screen time can be both harmful and helpful

People have never spent so much time in front of screens as…

OPINION: Era of rampant money laundering leaves B.C. complacent in wake of reports

Seemingly every day new details come out surrounding money laundering in this province

Summer is on its way, get out and enjoy it

With any luck, this summer won’t be all about forest fires and air quality advisories.

Canada’s Cannabis Conundrum

Ever since legalization back in October 2018, legalized cannabis has had mixed results.

Editorial: Island important in fall election, too

Nanaimo-Ladysmith was the centre of attention for a little while in federal politics

Editorial: Just bring the goat back

Thieves have long targeted other domesticated pets such as dogs

  • May 2, 2019

Editorial: Climate change is a good reason to cast a vote

Different choices around climate action and inaction will be on the ballot in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Editorial: Time for a #TrashTag spring cleaning on Vancouver Island

Heaps of clothing spilling out of garbage bags amidst grass and bushes.

  • Apr 15, 2019

EDITORIAL: Municipal budgets are what you make them

Municipal budgets are perhaps the most democratic of all the forms of taxation

Driver habits need to change

Major accidents already on the highways should be a warning sign

Editorial: Low water levels on Vancouver Island worrying

This is the time of year when our lakes are usually filled to capacity and beyond

  • Mar 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: Housing is one of our basic needs

We all need food, clothing and shelter first

  • Mar 21, 2019