Letters to the Editor
As an older and lower income person, I am dismayed that Abbeyfield House in Courtenay has been closed, and the 10 senior residents transferred to larger institutions. In this day of incredible housing shortages, especially for the vulnerable, how can this happen?read more
Dear Tide Change Readers You may have already heard that there are some big changes coming to Tide Change. For the past nine years Tide Change has been a project of World Community Development Education Society (World Community) and for most of that time we have had...read more
Taking a page from Donald Trump’s playbook, Andrew Gower has made statements in a letter to the editor about sewerage system planning at the Comox Valley Regional District as if they were true, but that in reality have no basis in fact.
He also channels Trump when he attacks people who have concerns about the CVRD’s sewerage planning. And his letter does not disclose that his employer, Wedler Engineering LLP, has done work for both the CVRD and Comox. This creates a direct financial interest that undermines his letter’s objectivity.
But let’s deconstruct Gower’s statements.read more
Dear Editor , My Mother’s Brother Was Nineteen Through the fog of time this April 09 2017 we are about to “celebrate” the so-called coming-of-age of Canada The rough edges will be smoothed over in our mind’s eye ‘Lest we forget’ has been forgotten and Willy McBride...read more
Dear Editor , With U.S. President—yoooowe-- Drumpf’s announcement that he was doing away with restrictions on coal consumption and the evisceration of the Environmental Protection Agency, the July 28th opening of ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ is shockingly...read more
Dear Editor Your March 28th Environment News article ‘ Huu-Aay-aht Citizens Approve Sarita LNG Project’’ deserves more than a passing comment on the sidebar. Please print the link to ‘Sarita Bay LNG Vote Came with Promise of Multimillion-Dollar Education Fund’ But...read more
Dear Editor , Democratic government in British Columbia has been undermined by unscrupulous conduct and unregulated donations. In Premier Clark’s six years in office, the BC Liberal party raised almost $49 million with limitless corporate and foreign donation...read more
Dear Editor, We, residents of the Hawkins Greenway/Beech Street neighbourhood, feel shocked and betrayed by our former Regional Director Barbara Price, current chair of the sewage commission. Price has made it her goal, along with Comox councillors Ken Grant and...read more
Dear Editor, It is interesting to note that the cost of the sewer service is borne by the city of Courtenay (70%) and town of Comox (30%). Each partner has one half of the membership on the Sewage Commission. The military has one vote. In the case of a tie, the chair...read more