Editorials

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: B.C. is burning under a lack of common sense

This is not about access, this is about safety

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Events give a voice to the future

Indigenous communities in the Alberni Valley are reclaiming their languages

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Alberni’s musical expression has room to grow

Port Alberni has quietly become a hub for musical headliners

  • Jul 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Rezoning would unravel red tape for business in Port Alberni

Harbour Quay is traditionally for tourist and marine-based businesses…

  • Jul 18th, 2018
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Stranger Than Fiction films music video at Alberni Valley Multiplex
Dragon boats take on Sproat Lake for fall regatta
Toy Run roars in Port Alberni
Port Alberni holds 74th annual Fall Fair

EDITORIAL: Truth has to lead politicians online

The public deserves accountability and professionalism from its politicians

  • Jul 11th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

EDITORIAL: Women’s voices need to be heard in government

When more women are represented in government, things happen

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: What’s more dangerous: crime statistics or the crimes themselves?

Last month Maclean’s ranked Port Alberni 19th among the most dangerous places in Canada

  • May 9th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Celebrating business is vital in Port Alberni

Sold-out attendance at the 2018 Community Excellence Awards indicates business is in very good hands

  • Apr 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Port Alberni needs, wants street market

A street market is one way to capture some of the million vehicles that travel through Port Alberni

  • Apr 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Our lives all changed on a prairie road

Hockey grounds Canadians like no other sport in the world

  • Apr 11th, 2018