Opinion

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

B.C. VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC

Car insurance ‘dumpster fire’ mainly lawyer fees, neglected serious injuries

Editorial: Playing by the rules

Playground squabble won’t lead to a solution

  • Feb 10th, 2018
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Family Day fun in Port Alberni
North Island College (Alberni campus) open house
Fire at Alberni Pacific Division Sawmill in Port Alberni
Alberni Teens Can Rock 2018

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

EDITORIAL: City of Port Alberni needs bylaw office with teeth

The City of Port Alberni has tentatively approved spending money on a new bylaw department…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

LETTER: Bylaw officers a valuable tool for Alberni’s toolbox

I would like to address the concerns regarding the costs of bylaw enforcement…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

LETTER: ‘Stinkin’ thinking’ sinking Port Alberni

Sounds exactly like the community meeting held 10 years ago…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

LETTER: Higher fences could deter residential crime, says Port Alberni writer

Would a six-foot fence stop a home invasion? Maybe.

  • Feb 7th, 2018

LETTER: Weaver fiddles while B.C.’s economic prospects burn

Skeena MLA warns of damage to B.C. investment from Green threats

  • Feb 6th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

Tsunami warning roundup

Here’s what readers had to say about last week’s tsunami warning

  • Jan 31st, 2018

EDITORIAL: Post-tsunami calm is time for reflection for Port Alberni citizens

‘It’s rare we get a chance to do a do-over. What a gift we’ve been given.’

  • Jan 31st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

LETTER: Seniors with cancer caught in catch-22

I am a retired woman living in a small town…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

LETTER: Alberni’s film fest series deserves public support

How fortunate we are to have another excellent lineup of movies to enjoy…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Alberni youth deserve RCMP liaison officer

Alberni students deserve to be heard

  • Jan 24th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG won’t bring John Horgan’s NDP down

Green leader Andrew Weaver’s Donald Trump-like Twitter tirade is just for show