Opinion

EDITORIAL: Port Alberni needs, wants street market

A street market is one way to capture some of the million vehicles that travel through Port Alberni

  • Apr 18th, 2018

LETTER: Points to ponder leading up to provincial election

Should the right to vote go to all Canadian citizens 14 and over or only to taxpayers?

  • Apr 18th, 2018

LETTER: Alberni city councillor deserves notice for his stance on pay raises

Councillor Denis Sauve was the only exception that didn’t belly up to the trough

  • Apr 18th, 2018

LETTER: Council pay raise negligible, says writer

I suspect their rate of pay if converted to an hourly rate would be close to minimum wage

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

LETTER: Alberni council’s vote was a conflict of interest, says writer

The real issue is this: elected officials should not be able to vote themselves increases.

  • Apr 11th, 2018
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Highland dancing kicks off in Port Alberni
Port Alberni is #HumboldtStrong
Port Alberni fire departments respond to a grass fire in the Beaver Creek area
Easter in the Alberni Valley

EDITORIAL: Our lives all changed on a prairie road

Hockey grounds Canadians like no other sport in the world

  • Apr 11th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

EDITORIAL: Council pay increases raise questions in Port Alberni

Should municipal councils be voting for their own pay raises?

  • Apr 4th, 2018

LETTER: ’Campaigners’ ignoring science of B.C.’s forests, foresters

Speak against those environmental groups…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

LETTER: Kinder Morgan debate doesn’t mention all the facts

It’s conspicuous how there’s no mention of creating actual long-term employment…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

LETTER: Health professionals give new lease on life

Please permit a few words of profound thanks to all those at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

  • Mar 28th, 2018

LETTER: Voting age should be raised, not lowered

If anything, the voting age should be increased to 21, not lowered to 16.

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new