Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: City’s taxing residents without heart

I was one day late with my taxes due to death in the family and a health crisis…

  • Jul 10, 2019

LETTER: Weather, climate trends are different beasts, says letter writer

The catastrophe scenarios of the alarmist models have all been wrong…

  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

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2019 ADSS grads travel to prom in style
Sproat Lake fire department demonstrates sprinkler safety
Gallic Road fire
Port Alberni welcomes first of three cruise ships

LETTER: ADSS students want heroes to spend zero

Firefighters do, in fact, receive free beverages while in uniform

  • Jul 3, 2019

LETTER: Foreign countries are interfering with our civic process

The Chinese government is providing funding for British Columbia Municipal Association…

  • Jul 3, 2019

LETTER: Port Alberni senior would rather take a driver’s test than pay for a doctors’ note

Why should we have to pay to get our license updated health wise?

  • Jul 3, 2019

EDITORIAL: Graduates are the voices of today

On Friday, students from Alberni District Secondary School will don caps and gowns…

  • Jun 26, 2019

LETTER: Give the kids a fighting chance, says writer

Our local Science Deniers suffer from a terrible green headache…

  • Jun 26, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

EDITORIAL: Plastics ban needs to start from the top

The more people talk about the plastics ban, the more it may catch on elsewhere…

  • Jun 19, 2019

LETTER: Why are some things recyclable at the curb and others aren’t?

What about the seniors who cannot go to the Third Avenue recycling depot…?

  • Jun 19, 2019

LETTER: Change needs to happen now for our grandchildren’s future

We are all in this together…

  • Jun 19, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019