Poll

A man fills up his truck with gas in Toronto, on Monday April 1, 2019. (Photo - Christopher Katsarov)

Question of the Week: Dec. 8, 2021

Have recent gas restrictions changed the way you drive?

Crews work to repair the Bottletop Bridge on the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, Nov. 27 2021. (B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Question of the Week: Dec. 1, 2021

Have recent weather events affected your holiday travel plans?

Photos from the transportation ministry show the Coquihalla collapse roughly halfway between Hope and Merrritt. (BC Transportation)

Question of the Week: Nov. 24, 2021

Are you confident in the province’s emergency response after last week’s storm?

Members of the Arrowsmith Search and Rescue help residents evacuate from their homes in Martindale Road in Parksville due to flooding on Jan. 2, 2021. (Michael Briones photo)

Question of the Week: Nov. 17, 2021

Would you be prepared for evacuation?

Members of the Arrowsmith Search and Rescue help residents evacuate from their homes in Martindale Road in Parksville due to flooding on Jan. 2, 2021. (Michael Briones photo)
A tug boat cools the hull of the MV Zim Kingston Oct. 24 as crews work to control the ship’s fire. (Courtesy Canadian Coast Guard)

Question of the Week: Nov. 10, 2021

Do you think the federal government needs a stronger program for coastal cleanup of spills?

A tug boat cools the hull of the MV Zim Kingston Oct. 24 as crews work to control the ship’s fire. (Courtesy Canadian Coast Guard)
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Question of the Week: Nov. 3, 2021

Do you agree with the vaccine mandate for health-care workers?

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Question of the Week: Oct. 27, 2021

Will your children be going trick-or-treating this year?

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Depending on the age of your woodstove, it may not be burning efficiently. The ACRD kicks off its annual woodstove exchange to encourage people to burn smarter. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Question of the Week: Oct. 20, 2021

Do you use a woodstove as the main source of heat in your home?

Depending on the age of your woodstove, it may not be burning efficiently. The ACRD kicks off its annual woodstove exchange to encourage people to burn smarter. SUBMITTED PHOTO
New recycling and organics carts have been delivered to every single-family home within the City of Port Alberni. The new 3-stream waste system began Sept. 13.

Question of the Week: Oct. 13, 2021

Are you happy with the city’s new waste collection system so far?

New recycling and organics carts have been delivered to every single-family home within the City of Port Alberni. The new 3-stream waste system began Sept. 13.
(Air Force photo illustration by Margo Wright)

Question of the Week: Oct. 6, 2021

Have you had to turn on your heat yet?

(Air Force photo illustration by Margo Wright)
Artist Carey Newman’s design for UVic’s 2021 Orange Shirt Day T-shirts. (UVic Photo Services)

Question of the Week: Sept. 29, 2021

Do you think the new Truth and Reconciliation Day should be a provincial statutory holiday?

Artist Carey Newman’s design for UVic’s 2021 Orange Shirt Day T-shirts. (UVic Photo Services)
B.C. vaccine passport (Black Press Media)

Question of the Week: Sept. 22, 2021

Do you now have your COVID-19 vaccine card?

B.C. vaccine passport (Black Press Media)
Port Alberni city hall. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Question of the Week: Sept. 15, 2021

Would you be more likely to attend a council meeting in the evening or in the afternoon?

Port Alberni city hall. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)
A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. The last day to request a mail-in ballot is on Sept. 14, 2021, and Elections Canada must receive it by election day on Sept. 20, 2021. (Black Press Media files)

Question of the Week: Sept. 8, 2021

Will you be voting by mail or in-person in the federal election?

A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. The last day to request a mail-in ballot is on Sept. 14, 2021, and Elections Canada must receive it by election day on Sept. 20, 2021. (Black Press Media files)
Northern Health is ramping up its Houston area vaccine clinic availability. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Question of the Week: Sept. 1, 2021

Do you think the province of B.C. has gone too far with a COVID-19 vaccine card requirement?

Northern Health is ramping up its Houston area vaccine clinic availability. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
(NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Question of the Week: Aug. 18, 2021

Are you looking forward to compost pickup?

(NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Manzini Animal Hospital on Margaret Street in Port Alberni warns that there is currently no doctor on site. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Question of the Week: Aug. 11, 2021

Have you had difficulty making a veterinary appointment in the last year?

  • Aug 10, 2021
Manzini Animal Hospital on Margaret Street in Port Alberni warns that there is currently no doctor on site. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Question of the Week: Aug. 4, 2021

Do you think the timing is right for a federal election?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
The City of Port Alberni is moving to Stage 2 water restrictions in August. (File photo)

Question of the Week: July 28, 2021

Have you made an effort to reduce your water usage this summer due to the hot and dry weather?

  • Jul 27, 2021
The City of Port Alberni is moving to Stage 2 water restrictions in August. (File photo)
A group of students from Uruguay pose for a souvenir picture on the Olympic Rings set outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Saturday, March 21, 2020. The Olympic flame from Greece arrived in Japan Friday, even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the games should to be postponed or canceled because of the worldwide virus pandemic. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Question of the Week: July 21, 2021

Will you be watching the Olympics this year?

A group of students from Uruguay pose for a souvenir picture on the Olympic Rings set outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Saturday, March 21, 2020. The Olympic flame from Greece arrived in Japan Friday, even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the games should to be postponed or canceled because of the worldwide virus pandemic. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)