Opinion

LETTER: Port Alberni City Council curiously silent over bylaw cash grab

Last Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the month meeting of Port Alberni City Council, I witnessed a miracle…

  • Sep 11, 2019

LETTER: Security was overblown at Port Alberni Salmon Fest

People are asking why on earth Salmon Fest was moved to Tyee Landing…

  • Sep 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: Rider-friendly City of Port Alberni welcomes Toy Run

It is Vancouver Island’s largest motorcycle event of the year

  • Sep 11, 2019
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LETTER: Salmon Fest security ‘heavy-handed’

It was 5 p.m. when I passed through the Salmon Festival gates…

  • Sep 11, 2019

LETTER: Sour experience at Salmon Fest gate upsets letter writer

Walking into Tyee Landing, we were met by two burly security guards…

  • Sep 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: Cannabis is here to stay; but how?

Regardless of how the ACRD scenario plays out, cannabis is a growing industry…

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTER: The reshaping of Canada

The next federal election is less than three months away…

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTER: Westporte residents ask city council, where is our park?

The park is like all the other promises we got from city council…

  • Sep 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019

Veterans are eligible for two more medals, says writer

To the Editor, I would like to inform your readers about two…

  • Aug 29, 2019

LETTER: Denmark should consider a trade for Greenland

To the Editor, In lieu of a purchase of Greenland, perhaps the…

  • Aug 28, 2019

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

LETTER: Decision to cancel Thunder in the Valley ‘a comedy of errors’

These elected officials fail to realize…

  • Aug 21, 2019

LETTER: Writer sends healing thoughts to community of Port Alberni

What happened to them we may never know…

  • Aug 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

EDITORIAL: Muddying the waters over drinking water in the Alberni Valley

The Alberni Valley has been hit with a spate of contaminated water advisories…

  • Aug 14, 2019