Opinion

COLUMN: And now the bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Oct 3, 2019

EDITORIAL: Communication is key

For the second time in a month, Alberni Valley residents are up in arms…

  • Oct 2, 2019

LETTER: People—not politicians—lead the change

Millions of people put that hopelessness aside and demanded action…

  • Oct 2, 2019
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Port Alberni celebrates Chinese New Year
Snow Day in Port Alberni
The sights and sounds of Totem 65
House burns on Third Avenue in Port Alberni

LETTER: A promise to future generations

I have just returned from the rally which was organized by ADSS students…

  • Oct 2, 2019

LETTER: We must demand concrete plans for environment from election candidates

I watched as the world and local leaders initially ridiculed climate change science…

  • Oct 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Rural B.C. takes another hit from the NDP

Province showing clear signs it’s heading for deficits

EDITORIAL: Community roads need to be maintained

Premier John Horgan has promised action on the road between Bamfield and Port Alberni…

  • Sep 25, 2019

LETTER: Canada—and the world—needs climate change champions

This election we cannot afford to vote partisan lines…

  • Sep 25, 2019

LETTER: 40 days and 40 nights of election temptation declared

Canada’s Governor-General dissolved Parliament and issued the federal election writ on Sept. 11…

  • Sep 25, 2019

LETTER: Canada’s medical system is worsening

I’m referring to the shortage of doctors, which is growing worse with each passing month…

  • Sep 25, 2019

Memorial race honours late Vancouver Island BMX prodigy Aidan Webber

‘This is our family’s project to carry out Aidan’s dreams for other kids’

COLUMN: Environmental stewardship essential for Fraser River productivity

Jeff Scott chairs the Fraser River Industrial Association and is president of Fraser Surrey Docks

  • Sep 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-challenged ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

OPINION: Steps taken in right direct, still a long way to go for gender equality

A column from Minerva BC CEO Tina Strehlke

  • Sep 22, 2019

COLUMN: A mix of good and bad news about B.C.’s economy

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

  • Sep 20, 2019

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Issues, not pettiness, must drive election

Who do you trust? Is that what the latest federal election is going to chalk up to?

  • Sep 18, 2019

LETTER: Removal of racist covenant doesn’t rewrite history, says homeowner

Today this kind of racial discrimination is illegal in Canada…

  • Sep 18, 2019

LETTER: MIKA lunch a good learning experience

We often forget how financial costs related to medical treatments can be onerous…

  • Sep 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close