Opinion

LETTER: Dec. 20 storm proves Port Alberni’s watershed needs protection

I received an email from my workplace in Nanaimo that said: “DO NOT USE WATER”…

  • Jan 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019
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Port Alberni fire department engages Indigenous youth in fire awareness
Port Alberni First Nations host Gathering Our Voices opening ceremonies
Alberni Valley fire crews battle Beaver Creek grass fire
800-year-old carving log arrives in Port Alberni

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

EDITORIAL: Sister city Abashiri’s dedication to Port Alberni something to honour

This week we welcome a delegation of students and adults from Abashiri, Japan

  • Jan 9, 2019

LETTER: Island Highway traffic troubles following Dec. 20 storm could have been prevented

On the trip back from Nanaimo, the traffic bottleneck began at Lantzville

  • Jan 9, 2019

LETTER: BC Hydro says thank you to Island communities for patience after storm

On Thursday, Dec. 20, a significant windstorm hit Vancouver Island

  • Jan 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

LETTER: Charity must begin at home

It’s hard to see Canada’s PM overseas when people on coast are suffering, says writer

  • Jan 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

LETTER: Referendum results restore Port Alberni writer’s faith in electorate

My faith in the intelligence of the electorate has been restored…

  • Dec 26, 2018

LETTER: A Christmas card for all B.C. residents

Be of good cheer, have a merry Christmas and Happy New Year…

  • Dec 26, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

LETTER: BC gov’t needs to stop Kitimat LNG project, says Port Alberni writer

The LNG Canada project at Kitimat should be cancelled by the provincial government…

  • Dec 19, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley News is dedicated to sharing region’s heritage stories

It is important to acknowledge our history, no matter how uncomfortable it may be

  • Dec 12, 2018

LETTER: How far is taking the #MeToo movement too far?

It’s grossly unfair to pick on one song over another…

  • Dec 12, 2018

LETTER: Is LNG on Vancouver Island that important we would risk nature?

It is said that our planet will survive us, the human race…

  • Dec 12, 2018