Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

LETTER: Good planning now will save City of Port Alberni in long run

I felt compelled to write regarding the need to relocate the City of Port Alberni’s works yard…

  • Feb 12, 2020

EDITORIAL: Attitude adjustment needed for Port Alberni’s Uptown improvements

The Third Avenue beautification project has drawn a huge amount of attention…

  • Feb 12, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

LETTER: Port Alberni City Council should freeze hiring

Are the tough questions being asked?

  • Feb 6, 2020
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Port Alberni celebrates Chinese New Year
Snow Day in Port Alberni
The sights and sounds of Totem 65
House burns on Third Avenue in Port Alberni

LETTER: Former Port Alberni resident confident the city will rebound from 2019 forestry ills

To the Editor, A lot of folks in my hometown of Port…

  • Feb 5, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

LETTER: Relocating Port Alberni’s public works yard ‘below low priority’

One cannot argue that the Port Alberni city works yard is in the tsunami inundation zone…

  • Jan 29, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

EDITORIAL: Don’t cut funding for youth mental health

Canada as a whole is underserving our youth in terms of mental health opportunities

LETTER: SPCA should demand more respect for cats

Letter writer says cats don’t get enough credit for being good pets

  • Jan 22, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

EDITORIAL: Battling the stigma surrounding dementia

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

  • Jan 15, 2020

LETTER: Airline must answer for why it sent plane up in combat zone

The loss of life of 138 passengers en route to Toronto is beyond tragic…

  • Jan 15, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

EDITORIAL: Totem tourney steeped in tradition

Alberni District Secondary School tournament is so much more than just basketball

  • Jan 8, 2020