Opinion

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 17th, 2018

LETTER: Alberni voter has questions about airport expansion decisions

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

  • Oct 17th, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: A better way to manage B.C.’s public construction

Claire Trevena responds to Andrew Wilkinson on NDP union policy

  • Oct 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s union-only construction plan doesn’t benefit communities

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson calls it payoff to NDP supporters

  • Oct 13th, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

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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 10th, 2018

LETTER: Water is an untapped commodity in rainy Port Alberni

It’s difficult to imagine that Canada has a water crisis…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

EDITORIAL: What will it take to cruise to success on Port Alberni’s waterfront?

Port Alberni is already a popular place with cruise ship visitors…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

LETTER: A ‘green’ future impoverishes the same for others

I have a particular distaste for collectivism…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

LETTER: Carbon tax will only make things more expensive

The carbon tax is an ineffectual money grab

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26th, 2018

LETTER: Columnist Tom Fletcher is too dismissive of Canada’s carbon tax

Globally we have a huge economic opportunity to create a better world…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: City of Port Alberni needs to step up over McLean Mill

What was once a main part of the city’s Alberni Heritage Network is in jeopardy

  • Sep 26th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

LETTER: Heritage, culture are assets for Port Alberni’s future

Revitalization may be an issue for upcoming election, says writer

  • Sep 19th, 2018