Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

LETTER: Frontline workers deserve our thanks

We are living in unpredictable and highly insecure times…

  • Apr 1, 2020

LETTER: Gas relief or gas gouging for Vancouver Island?

I know that the price of gas is not the biggest concern at this time…

  • Apr 1, 2020

EDITORIAL: Port Alberni’s loud thanks well deserved

Stay at home, stay the course so we can beat coronavirus

  • Apr 1, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

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LETTER: We’re looking in the wrong place to halt drug culture

Letters to the Alberni Valley News editor

  • Mar 25, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

LETTER: B.C.’s social workers recognized during special week

Social workers across British Columbia will celebrate our profession and the work we do…

  • Mar 18, 2020

LETTER: Premier absent in CGL pipeline dispute

The country now faces a transport emergency…

  • Mar 18, 2020

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

This week, the Comox Valley Record published two articles regarding the novel…

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

LETTER: Port Alberni City Council made ‘serious misjudgment’ in Third Avenue proposal

Port Alberni City Council released their Strategic Plan, but the public didn’t notice…

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER – Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate

Paid protestors want to stop a way of life they know nothing about

  • Mar 11, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

EDITORIAL: Alberni’s aquarium worth saving

The facility centres on different ecosystems found around the Alberni Harbour

LETTER: Consumers need to learn more about cobalt mining when buying batteries

I feel compelled to write about one of the darker sides of our modern technology…

  • Mar 4, 2020

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Mar 1, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present