Opinion

B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon takes questions from the media after speaking at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

EDITORIAL: New leadership heralds new ideas in B.C. politics

Both NDP and Liberals will go into the next election with change at the top

  • Jul 13, 2022
B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon takes questions from the media after speaking at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
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LETTER: Writer questions debate over city debt

I have seldom, if ever seen a positive comment…

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Single-use plastic bag ban coming for all of Canada soon. (Canadian Press photo/Paul Chaisson)

EDITORIAL: Beginning of the end for plastic era

We need to wean ourselves off disposable plastic

  • Jul 6, 2022
Single-use plastic bag ban coming for all of Canada soon. (Canadian Press photo/Paul Chaisson)
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Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Horgan’s about-face and departure changes the political landscape

Newly elected BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon must think the planets are aligning in his favour

Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
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EDITORIAL: A problem that cannot be ignored

Investigation into money laundering reveals need for action

  • Jun 29, 2022
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The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia

LETTER – Proposed new federal electoral districts leave Vancouver Island disproportionally under-represented

British Columbia reached 5.21 million people as of July 1, 2021…

  • Jun 29, 2022
The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia
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LETTER: Port Alberni’s water rates seem excessive, says writer

Resident questions why city has water meters in the first place

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LETTER: If B.C.’s premier can back off museum rebuild, Port Alberni can back off quay pathway

Letter writer says city money better served on infrastructure other than Connect the Quays

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LETTER: Grateful patient says West Coast General Hospital staff are the best

Wayne Crowley says hospital is one Port Alberni should be proud of

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CAMERON: What’s in a name? The BC Liberal Party contemplates a name change

‘The name change effort may look trivial, but it is a crucial step on the road to potentially regaining power’

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LETTER: Tax relief should trump ‘luxuries’ like pools and paths, says writer

Beaver Creek resident says 15% tax increase in rural area out of touch

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LETTER: Public has duty to speak up about council spending

Debt continues to climb as Port Alberni city council continues to borrow, says writer

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People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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LETTER: Social media fuels unnecessary hate

Back in the day, I navigated the high seas on freighters and tankers using a sextant…

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Insect populations, including bees, are on the decline. (Citizen file)

EDITORIAL: Spring without pollinators a sign of things to come?

Insect populations around the globe have seen an alarming decline in just a few decades

  • Jun 15, 2022
Insect populations, including bees, are on the decline. (Citizen file)
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EDITORIAL: Decide to be a decision-maker

Municipal elections are four months away; it’s time for potential candidates to decide whether to run

  • Jun 8, 2022
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