Opinion

LETTER: Dementia doesn’t stop for COVID-19

To the Editor, Each May in communities around B.C., people unite to…

  • Jul 9, 2020

EDITORIAL: We need to check our ‘plate hate’

Suspicious border activity can be reported

  • Jul 9, 2020

QUINN’S QUIPS: Hawks’ nests halt logging in Alberni Valley Community Forest

Biologists will take two years to study nest site, says forest manager

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

QUINN’S QUIPS: Ramsay family of Port Alberni takes a grad trip of a lifetime

Family got caught in Europe as countries were closing their borders due to COVID-19

LETTER: More care needed in separating seniors’ care

Long-term care homes should be run by professionals, says writer

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EDITORIAL: Class of 2020, you survived a surreal year

You earned every day of this final year of your elementary and secondary schooling

  • Jul 1, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

QUINN’S QUIPS: Remembering a man with great respect

Keith Hunter’s voice of reason is missing following his death

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19

Canada Day, on July 1, is typically a day for people across…

  • Jun 24, 2020

LETTER: City of Port Alberni needs a cat bylaw, says writer

To the Editor, I am an animal lover, but I draw the…

  • Jun 24, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

LETTER: Irony of ‘buy local’ program with outside websites not lost on writer

What a disappointment this program is…

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: Gov’t has ignored Bamfield Road for too long

On average, 340 vehicles a day dare to travel this hazardous and deplorable logging road…

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: Pandemic shows need for national pharmacare program

Writer urges Liberal government to get it done in wake of COVID-19

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: What do I get in return for paying the City of Port Alberni for my tax increase?

My tax bill only went up 110 percent over last year’s bill…

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER: Mosaic must live up to its commitment

In the Aug. 9, 2018 press release that announced the formation of Mosaic Forest Management…

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER: COVID-19 taught us we can act now on climate change measures

I write this after two and a half months of working at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic…

  • Jun 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: Port Alberni businesses ‘stay the course’ through COVID-19

When we start planning our annual Progress Edition, we begin with a theme…

  • Jun 10, 2020