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McLean Mill Historic Park is a steam-operated sawmill located just north of Port Alberni. In 1989 it was designated as a national historic site of Canada. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: Who will speak out against city if not its citizens?

This coming July 1 will mark the 21st anniversary of the opening of McLean Mill…

  • Jan 20, 2021
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LETTER: Owners need to obey leash laws in Port Alberni parks

The parks in Port Alberni are beautiful walking areas…

  • Jan 20, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
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LETTER: Fuel spill at McLean Mill shouldn’t be blamed on Industrial Heritage Society

I read your editorial McLean Mill a complete train wreck…

  • Jan 13, 2021
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Author Shayne Morrow, whose first book The Bulldog and the Helix has just been released, converted a linen closet in his Port Alberni home into a writing nook overlooking his vast garden. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

A song of Dread in the year of the pandemic

Port Alberni writer Shayne Morrow opines for simpler times

  • Jan 9, 2021
Author Shayne Morrow, whose first book The Bulldog and the Helix has just been released, converted a linen closet in his Port Alberni home into a writing nook overlooking his vast garden. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Confusion remains over collection of wildlife stats

For clarity, the RAPP line is an emergency services call centre based in Victoria…

  • Dec 30, 2020
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LETTER: Society will never accept commuter rail service on Vancouver Island

I totally disagree with comments made by Larry Stevenson

  • Dec 23, 2020
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LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO confident in survey results

Stevenson: ‘89% of Islanders said they would support rail if it met their needs’

  • Dec 16, 2020
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LETTER: ICBC is out of control

In summary, ICBC needs a complete overhaul…

  • Dec 9, 2020
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LETTER: COVID-19 still a threat outside of Canada

‘No one is protected from the risk of COVID-19 until everyone is protected.’

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CEO: Malahat commute could take two hours in 2038, Island rail part of the solution

LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO Stevenson confident in survey results

  • Dec 9, 2020
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LETTER: Lives are lost, not given

That phrase has bothered me for many years…

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LETTER: Canada fights at the forefront against COVID-19

I am proud to be Canadian at a time like this…

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LETTER: U.S. politics as good as any comedy series

It’s foolish to believe all we hear from the mouths of those who think of themselves as leaders…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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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
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)
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LETTER: Green jobs, not fossil fuels, are the future

In the present climate emergency, it seems unwise for the government to be investing in a pipeline

  • Nov 18, 2020
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