Letters

LETTER: How far is taking the #MeToo movement too far?

It’s grossly unfair to pick on one song over another…

  • Dec 12, 2018

LETTER: Is LNG on Vancouver Island that important we would risk nature?

It is said that our planet will survive us, the human race…

  • Dec 12, 2018

LETTER: Bringing drag races back to Alberni’s airport ‘shortsighted’, says writer

A city like Port Alberni…needs a fully functioning airport

  • Dec 12, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

LETTER: Canada should look to China for immigration advice

China has a strict visa policy to screen all arrivals…

  • Dec 5, 2018

LETTER: Postal work stoppages hurting everyone

Canada Post employees are entitled to fair bargaining…

  • Dec 5, 2018
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LETTER: Pot shops should be concentrated in Port Alberni’s Uptown

This could inject the area with money, creativity and a fresh vitality

  • Nov 28, 2018

LETTER: Big opportunity knocks in building retrofits

Could this help Port Alberni’s affordable housing?

  • Nov 28, 2018

LETTER: Viewer asks: was that debate millennial speak or pathetic rhetoric?

Anyone expecting some transparency was obviously left wanting…

  • Nov 28, 2018

Cameron Lake should not be a speed zone, but it is

Road safety around Cameron Lake all boils down to speed

  • Nov 21, 2018

LETTERS: News of new sawmill for Port Alberni ‘not good news’

It’s time for the city to sever industrial waterfront roots, says writer

  • Nov 21, 2018

LETTER: More thought needed before new sawmill breaks ground in Port Alberni

It is apparently good news that a new sawmill is coming to Port Alberni…

  • Nov 14, 2018

LETTER: Alberni resident says enough is enough with overdose prevention site clientele

The consequences of its existence are my new reality

  • Nov 7, 2018

LETTER: PATH will lead to opportunity

Byron Horner is the Conservative candidate for Courtenay-Alberni

  • Nov 7, 2018

LETTER: Why I’ll vote ‘yes’ in B.C. election referendum

I will vote for change now, and hope that public pressure pushes politicians…

  • Oct 31, 2018

LETTER: Port Alberni’s overdose prevention site has got to go

I challenge the new mayor and council and public health authorities to take immediate steps

  • Oct 31, 2018

LETTER: What makes a good mayor?

Alberni writer looks to former Prince Rupert leader as example

  • Oct 17, 2018

LETTER: Land reclamation in Alberni would be costly

Port Alberni would need a huge extra tax base to even begin to consider the cost

  • Oct 17, 2018

LETTER: Alberni voter has questions about airport expansion decisions

Take the time to ask incumbents their record on the airport expansion

  • Oct 17, 2018

LETTER: Port Alberni’s industrial land can be reclaimed

Clearly it is possible that Port Alberni could convert these lands to a lovely park…

  • Oct 10, 2018