Letters to the Editor


Abbeyfield House closure

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?

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Important Tidechange Update

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...

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Area B resident takes engineer to task for letter regarding Comox pump station

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.

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Vimy – A Tragedy Celebrated

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...

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