Category: Letters to Editor

Today I grieve for my country.

Today, one day after the stupefying not guilty verdict of Gerald Stanley, the man who pulled the trigger in the shooting death of the young Cree man Coulten Boushie, Sen. Murray Sinclair, who headed Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission wrote these saddened words…words from the heart speaking to the heart of our wounded nation…words of grief on our behalf…words of wisdom wrapped in sorrow speaking of the shame his (our) country bares.

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PM Trudeau’s town hall

Dear Editor,

I went to Nanaimo on Friday, February 2, for PM Trudeau’s town hall. I didn’t even try to get inside, but talked to people in the line who were waiting to get in. There were people who had concerns about Kinder Morgan, LNG, electoral reform, the opioid crisis, the national housing strategy, and much more.

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We need independent local news

Recently there has been a lot of public discussion regarding the December 12th issue of the Comox Valley Record.  Tuesday’s paper featured, what is known in the industry as, a ‘false front’.  It’s a paid advertising position that is featured on the first and last page of the paper.

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