Editorials

Surfrider Pacific Rim: On protecting Canada’s Oceans this World Oceans Day

Canada boasts the longest coastline in the world, and as a developed…

  • Jun 6, 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 10, 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 10, 2018
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Sea turtle rescued from Alberni Inlet
Port Alberni students celebrate National Forest Week
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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 9, 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 25, 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 18, 2018

EDITORIAL: Our lives all changed on a prairie road

Hockey grounds Canadians like no other sport in the world

  • Apr 11, 2018

EDITORIAL: Council pay increases raise questions in Port Alberni

Should municipal councils be voting for their own pay raises?

  • Apr 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Alberni’s wrestling legacy assured

At the crux of it all stood Tom McEvay

  • Mar 7, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

Editorial: Playing by the rules

Playground squabble won’t lead to a solution

  • Feb 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: City of Port Alberni needs bylaw office with teeth

The City of Port Alberni has tentatively approved spending money on a new bylaw department…

  • Feb 7, 2018

EDITORIAL: Post-tsunami calm is time for reflection for Port Alberni citizens

‘It’s rare we get a chance to do a do-over. What a gift we’ve been given.’

  • Jan 31, 2018

EDITORIAL: Alberni youth deserve RCMP liaison officer

Alberni students deserve to be heard

  • Jan 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Five years was too long for historic Maa-nulth signing

The signing is a government-to-government agreement to work collaboratively…

  • Jan 17, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

LETTER: Land downhill from timber cut is in danger, says retired logger

To the Editor, Well, citizens of this once proud and beautiful valley.…

  • Dec 27, 2017

EDITORIAL: Logging companies owe Alberni Valley a meeting over access

It’s not surprising that forest companies cancelled their appearance…

  • Dec 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley would benefit from national forest strategy

Forest strategy, new blood needed in Alberni market

  • Dec 6, 2017

EDITORIAL: BC Liberal Party has lost touch with constituents

The BC Liberals will only get one shot at rebuilding their constituents’ trust

  • Nov 1, 2017