Category: Letters to Editor

Taxpayers Alliance

I have noticed a number of Adds in the local Comox Valley Record regarding the city of Courtenay spending.

I too am very concerned about affordability of housing. We are seeing the tip of the iceberg with tent cities.Unfortunately, drug use masks the real problem of affordable housing which is going to land on our Grand Children .Gone are the days when an average income earner can purchase a single family home, but how will low income earners afford an apartment or basement suite with ever increasing costs?

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Restoring Kus-kus-sum is restoring our richness

In days gone by, say 50 years ago, no one gave much thought to how we interacted with the natural world. The environment, the complex as we think of it today, simply didn’t exist. It’s was just something we passed through or the platform that delivered the sauce of life but not life itself.

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Tribute for Bob Hager

We miss Bob Hager attendances at our monthly meetings of the Tsolum River Restoration Society. When he and Judy, his life companion, were not travelling elsewhere in the world, he would always fly over from Vancouver to be present at our meetings, to give us encouragement and sage advice and extend his generosity. During the last several months, when he knew was dying, he still made the flights, but accompanied either by his daughter, Shelly, or one of his former business colleagues.

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Bring them home.

We need to bring Mark, and Tish, home. SOON. Help Kera find leads on a level-entry, ground level apartment, with a good sized bathroom, friendly neighbours, easy-clean floors, in-suite laundry, and preferably all utilities included (including internet)…. for somewhere in the region of $900/m (max shelter allowance on disability that we can ascertain at this point). Could be anywhere between Black Creek and Nanaimo or on the Sunshine Coast, maybe lower mainland (tho we realize that’s highly improbable).

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Watergate at the Comox Valley

Dear Comox Valley Resident:

Hopefully, after reading this you will reconsider your support to the Comox Valley Water Treatment Project. Why are we fighting a problem that doesn’t exist?

The Comox Valley Regional District has failed to demonstrate that a new Comox Valley Water Treatment is needed. We need to work as a community to oppose the CVRD project to filter 147 million liters of water per day from the Comox Lake unnecessarily.

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Water issues here in the Comox Valley

Water issues here in the Comox Valley are nothing new and the recent proposal for a water bottling plant in Merville, is just the latest water issue to receive public attention and scrutiny.!!

I find it appalling that in her statements NDP MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard supports the granting of a groundwater license through a process that lacked any public consultation, public notices, public hearings or support from the CVRD. Would MLA Leonard support such a process if it was conducted under a Liberal government? I doubt it very much.!!

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