Editorial

GivingTuesday gives pause to consumerism

A grassroots movement that is gaining traction in Canada counters all the ‘getting’ by challenging people to think about charitable giving

Editorial: Tolerance needed now more than ever

The call for tolerance became loudest last week when a court petition between a Valley parent and SD70 came to light.

Editorial: Who’s got hands in the city’s cookie jar?

This week's editorial discusses the Industrial Heritage Society and their request for $55,000 from the City of Port Alberni

Editorial: Time to rethink building on flood plain

For the second time in three years, our community is facing flooding of record proportions.

Editorial: Connector decision disappointing

The provincial transportation ministry has decided a second route into Port Alberni via Horne Lake is not viable.

EDITORIAL: City must think beyond big industry

Could this be the year that the City of Port Alberni gives more than lip service to the longterm planning of its five-year financial plan?.

Editorial: Government needs to get involved over fishing

It is beyond time for the federal government to keep its promise to improve relations with First Nations in our country.

Editorial: Better to be safe than storm sorry

After a week of hype, the third in a set of three weekend storms turned into a non-event for Port Alberni.

Editorial: government should hold fall legislative session

The BC provincial government has cancelled the fall legislature session for the third time in five years.

EDITORIAL: Agriculture has an important role in the Alberni Valley

Tourism tends to grab the headlines in the Alberni Valley but agriculture is no less vital.

Editorial:Grandmothers are saving a generation

The volunteer Pago Grannies will celebrate a decade of raising funds and awareness for African grandmothers.

EDITORIAL: Community newspapers still relevant

The Alberni Valley News hits a milestone today, our 10th anniversary.

Editorial: Cathedral Grove needs addressing

Traffic congestion and parking in Cathedral Grove discussed in this week's Alberni Valley News editorial.

EDITORIAL: Where is the sense when it comes to campfires?

It truly boggles the mind that wildfire crews in British Columbia are having to deal with unattended campfires this summer.

EDITORIAL: Port Alberni’s wide streets ripe for bike lanes

We’re glad city council’s cold feet didn’t kill the project at this crucial juncture. And we’re not the only ones.

EDITORIAL: Drag racing association the real winner

An overall success for the first Stamp Avenue street legal Thunder in the Valley event.

EDITORIAL: To market, to market, but where?

Port Alberni boasts of some fantastic farmers’ markets. The only problem is there are too many to keep track.

EDITORIAL: Everything old is new again

Kudos must be given to the Kinsmen club for such a successful revival of the soapbox derby on the BC Day long weekend.

EDITORIAL: Affordable housing crisis a reality for seniors

The Alberni Valley has a problem with affordable housing for seniors.

EDITORIAL: Help us share a day in your Alberni life

Share a Day in Your Life from July 21 to our photo contest and you could win a prize.