B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

LETTER: A ‘green’ future impoverishes the same for others

I have a particular distaste for collectivism…

  • Oct 3, 2018

LETTER: Carbon tax will only make things more expensive

The carbon tax is an ineffectual money grab

  • Oct 3, 2018
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: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26, 2018

LETTER: Columnist Tom Fletcher is too dismissive of Canada’s carbon tax

Globally we have a huge economic opportunity to create a better world…

  • Sep 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: City of Port Alberni needs to step up over McLean Mill

What was once a main part of the city’s Alberni Heritage Network is in jeopardy

  • Sep 26, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

LETTER: Heritage, culture are assets for Port Alberni’s future

Revitalization may be an issue for upcoming election, says writer

  • Sep 19, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

LETTER: Summer ends, Bulldogs hockey begins

Hopefully we’ll have some sellout crowds this year

  • Sep 12, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

LETTER: More services needed for people with mental illnesses

I am very happy to hear people with mental illness are coming to Port Alberni to access services

  • Sep 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

LETTER: Faith in humanity restored after sandbag’s return

To the Editor, I want to say thank you very much to…

  • Aug 29, 2018

LETTER: It’s time to stop denying climate change

To the Editor, The big smoke we have been experiencing is certainly…

  • Aug 29, 2018

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