Opinion

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

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Letter to the editor: Wildfire management in B.C. could be done better writes a former Ranger-in-charge

It is patently obvious that B.C. is in a crisis situation relative to wildfire control

  • Aug 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: B.C. is burning under a lack of common sense

This is not about access, this is about safety

  • Aug 22, 2018

LETTER: Author says vision will win on election day

Kevin Wright has a personal touch and a strong public courage

  • Aug 22, 2018

LETTER: We must not erase history, no matter how ugly

I would agree Sir John A. MacDonald was no saint…

  • Aug 22, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

LETTER: Time to move Port Alberni’s drag races back to airport

The more rural setting is just the place for a full quarter mile

  • Aug 15, 2018

LETTERS: Doctors speak out on surgical wait times for B.C. patients

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15, 2018

LETTER: Resident sandbagged by thief

Someone had actually taken that $4.50 bag of sand

  • Aug 15, 2018

LETTER: Shop owner’s kindness was appreciated

A fine example of the kindness and helpfulness of the people of Port Alberni

  • Aug 15, 2018

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9, 2018

EDITORIAL: Events give a voice to the future

Indigenous communities in the Alberni Valley are reclaiming their languages

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Exploring the Mount Porter divide

Trip to Doran Lake scratched off bucket list

  • Aug 4, 2018

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

LETTER: Writer hopes response to Taylor Arm fire is ‘new norm’

Maybe all the fuss many of us made during and after the Dog Mountain fire paid off

  • Aug 1, 2018