Category: Letters

ANNOUNCEMENT

  On February 27, 2019, the Town of Comox Council Committee of the Whole voted to hold a public meeting between themselves, the Mack Laing Heritage Society (MLHS) and the so-called Friends of Mack Laing Nature Park (FMLP) on matters…

The power of words – and how they are used

Re: “Bias not a dirty word, says ex-councillor”, The CV Record, July 26, 2016. Let’s talk about words. As a former leader of the BC Liberals and Comox ex-councillor, you will be well aware of the power of words and…

No excuses acceptable

Many thanks to Lt Col Terry Chester (ret) for so clearly demonstrating his technique on the Mack Laing Nature House Advisory Committee, through eight weary meetings over several months. However, he has not been authorized to speak on behalf of…

Clarity on the Shakesides issue

Over 30 years ago, Mack Laing bequeathed his waterfront home, Shakesides, as well as a generous amount of money, to the Town of Comox. The money was to be used for the upkeep of Shakesides and for its preservation as…

Make it right!

Make it right, mayor and council of Comox … On Wednesday, July 20, you are scheduled for the final vote on the fate of an historic house called Shakesides, donated to the Town of Comox in trust to be used as…

Action needed

Last month my husband and I visited this beautiful property in Comox. We are Australians, travelling across the continent on a years motorcycle trip. By chance we met a couple from Comox who took us on an evening walk in…

Shakesides must be saved

April 22, We have been residents of Comox for 27 years. During that time we have regularly walked down Brooklyn Creek to ‘Shakesides’ then along the waterfront to Filberg Park. (our out of town guests love it). Over the years…

Why did elected officials fail Baybrook?

Dear Editor, Since 2013, I have been a keen observer of the interactions going on between the Mack Laing Heritage Society and the Town of Comox. I read both reports from the Society, which as I understood it, was requested…