Opinion

LETTER: Decision to cancel Thunder in the Valley ‘a comedy of errors’

These elected officials fail to realize…

  • Aug 21, 2019

LETTER: Writer sends healing thoughts to community of Port Alberni

What happened to them we may never know…

  • Aug 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

EDITORIAL: Muddying the waters over drinking water in the Alberni Valley

The Alberni Valley has been hit with a spate of contaminated water advisories…

  • Aug 14, 2019

LETTER: Time for Parks Canada to take over McLean Mill

National historic sites are a service that small cities cannot afford…

  • Aug 14, 2019

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

LETTER: Empathy is difficult in face of crime

I would like to share my family’s experience with crime in Port Alberni…

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

EDITORIAL: Port Alberni’s train station full of possibilities

The train station is well positioned to be a tourism focal point on Port Alberni’s waterfront…

  • Jul 31, 2019

LETTER: So much for the dawn of a new era

Saturday, July 20 marked 50 years since the first man walked on the Moon…

  • Jul 31, 2019

LETTER: Climate change denial should bear more scrutiny

This is the second week in a row that you’ve featured letters regarding fossil fuels/climate change

  • Jul 31, 2019

LETTER: Writer omits some facts about climate emergency

I must write in response to Mr. Krossa’s letter of July 10 as it is very misleading…

  • Jul 31, 2019

LETTER: Mother concerned about crosswalk safety on busy Alberni street

My kids were within inches close to getting hit by a 2018 GMC SUV…

  • Jul 31, 2019

LETTER: Alberni’s train station ideal for central farmers’ market, says writer

I attended the Port Alberni City Council committee of the whole…

  • Jul 24, 2019

LETTER: Port Alberni thieves are brazen, says out-of-town fisher

For more than 30 years I have spent summers fishing here…

  • Jul 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda