Opinion

How many residents know about the Mount Sicker ghost? (Rob Kernachan)

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2001

Ghostly image hovers on Mount Sicker

  • Nov 27, 2020
Pnina Benyamini strikes a yoga pose. (Photo submitted)

Devoted citizens worthy of praise

Valued community members will be missed

BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
(Black Press Media file photo)

OPINION: Island Health doctors call on residents to ‘double down’ to slow spread of COVID-19

Positive cases increasing at a rate that causes concern for health officers

  • Nov 18, 2020
(Black Press Media file photo)
From the files of cartoonist Rob Kernachan in 2006.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2006

Remember the day when this creature roamed the hills of Chemainus.

  • Nov 20, 2020
From the files of cartoonist Rob Kernachan in 2006.
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

‘Time and time again, British Columbians have shown resolve and strength in coming together’

  • Nov 19, 2020
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Construction of the River Road roundabout. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Drivers contemplate roundabout logic

Upgrade will make traffic flow smoothly from River Road onto Chemainus Road

Construction of the River Road roundabout. (Photo by Don Bodger)
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

‘Time and time again, British Columbians have shown resolve and strength in coming together’

  • Nov 18, 2020
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
Letters to the editor.

Promise to expand and improve provincial parks needs to be fulfilled

Huge demand from people to get outside during the pandemic

  • Nov 13, 2020
Letters to the editor.
This item in a Kelowna newspaper from 1918 reflects some of the measures to curb the Spanish flu that are becoming familiar to us in dealing with COVID. (Submitted)

Stop the spread has precedence

Newspaper item focuses on ways to curb the Spanish flu in 1918

This item in a Kelowna newspaper from 1918 reflects some of the measures to curb the Spanish flu that are becoming familiar to us in dealing with COVID. (Submitted)
Rob Kernachan's cartoon flashback 2006.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2006

Afghanistan losses added to Remembrance Day in more recent times

Rob Kernachan's cartoon flashback 2006.
Letters to the editor.

A tale of two provinces and contrasting NDP situations

Seven cabinet ministers deciding not to run a sign of things to come?

  • Nov 7, 2020
Letters to the editor.
Letters to the editor.

Mills fouling the air

Chemical content within wildfire smoke

  • Nov 7, 2020
Letters to the editor.
(Pixabay photo)

LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

(Pixabay photo)
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
Rob Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2004.

Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2004

Remembrance Days past still reflective of current and future commemorations

Rob Kernachan’s cartoon flashback 2004.
The Remembrance Day mural painted by David Goatley in downtown Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Salute war vets on your doorsteps

Remembrance Day gatherings are out this year, but you can still pay tribute

The Remembrance Day mural painted by David Goatley in downtown Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Letters to the editor.

LETTER – Comox doctor requesting consideration of Island Health COVID-19 ‘bubble’

The following is an open letter to Island Health medical health officer,…

  • Nov 2, 2020
Letters to the editor.
Letters to the editor.

Imagine what pipeline money could have done during COVID

Government needs to prioritize a green recovery from hardship

  • Oct 31, 2020
Letters to the editor.