Opinion

EDITORIAL: Cancellation of drag races another hit to Port Alberni tourism

The first hit came a few months ago when city council shut down popular Alberni Pacific Railway

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019
video
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

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

LETTER: Doomsday predictions are dying, Earth isn’t

A bought and paid for media will follow the politically correct party line…

  • May 15, 2019

LETTER: Health care education should be free, says writer

We all worry and complain about our health system…

  • May 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

EDITORIAL: Have faith in our community, and make sure to tell others

Alberni Valley businesses had the chance to shine on April 26…

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

LETTER: BC Parks drops ‘falls’ and the ball on Stamp River park

I was appalled to see the condition of the road into Stamp Falls Park this long weekend…

  • May 1, 2019

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

LETTER: B.C.’s Emergency Health Services act does disservice to public

BC is about 50 years behind the rest of the first world…

  • Apr 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019

EDITORIAL: Local businesses are the heart of a community

Shopping locally is a win-win for everyone involved

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Where did Port Alberni’s iconic banners go?

It’s funny how you get so used to seeing things in a certain place and in a certain way…

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: BC needs to build on timely care

After years of government inaction on wait times for surgeries…

  • Apr 17, 2019

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019