Opinion

LETTER: Mother concerned about crosswalk safety on busy Alberni street

My kids were within inches close to getting hit by a 2018 GMC SUV…

  • Jul 31, 2019

LETTER: Alberni’s train station ideal for central farmers’ market, says writer

I attended the Port Alberni City Council committee of the whole…

  • Jul 24, 2019

LETTER: Port Alberni thieves are brazen, says out-of-town fisher

For more than 30 years I have spent summers fishing here…

  • Jul 24, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

LETTER: Have your say on the fate of daylight savings in BC

We only have until July 19 to participate…

  • Jul 17, 2019

LETTER: Writers disagree on how a better world can be achieved

We’re looking for a better world for the next generation…

  • Jul 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: City’s taxing residents without heart

I was one day late with my taxes due to death in the family and a health crisis…

  • Jul 10, 2019

LETTER: Weather, climate trends are different beasts, says letter writer

The catastrophe scenarios of the alarmist models have all been wrong…

  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

LETTER: ADSS students want heroes to spend zero

Firefighters do, in fact, receive free beverages while in uniform

  • Jul 3, 2019

LETTER: Foreign countries are interfering with our civic process

The Chinese government is providing funding for British Columbia Municipal Association…

  • Jul 3, 2019

LETTER: Port Alberni senior would rather take a driver’s test than pay for a doctors’ note

Why should we have to pay to get our license updated health wise?

  • Jul 3, 2019

EDITORIAL: Graduates are the voices of today

On Friday, students from Alberni District Secondary School will don caps and gowns…

  • Jun 26, 2019

LETTER: Give the kids a fighting chance, says writer

Our local Science Deniers suffer from a terrible green headache…

  • Jun 26, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him