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Premier John Horgan speaks about Phase 2 in B.C.’s COVID-19 immunization plan as Dr. Penny Ballem, far left, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister Adrian Dix look on during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Question of the Week: March 31, 2021

Are you confident in the B.C. government’s response to COVID-19?

  • Mar 30, 2021
“Occupy the Shelter” protesters have set up a covered area, propane heaters and some tents in front of Our Home on Eighth, Port Alberni’s multi-service shelter, to protest the way homelessness is being dealt with. Oct. 25, 2020 (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: March 24, 2021

Would you welcome a second emergency shelter in Port Alberni under different management?

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Question of the Week: March 17, 2021

Do you plan to get your COVID-19 vaccine now that the clinics have started?

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Campsites at Fort Townsend are empty and waiting, as the state parks in Jefferson County opened for camping on Tuesday, while the county campgrounds will be opening on Thursday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Question of the Week: March 10, 2021

Did you book a campsite for this summer once reservations opened on March 8?

Campsites at Fort Townsend are empty and waiting, as the state parks in Jefferson County opened for camping on Tuesday, while the county campgrounds will be opening on Thursday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Question of the Week: March 3, 2021

Are you satisfied with the province’s vaccination rollout for COVID-19?

  • Mar 2, 2021
A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
Work was progressing on the Portview Landing apartment complex on Burde Street back in July. (SUSAN QUINN / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Question of the Week: Feb. 24, 2021

Are you struggling with housing costs in the Alberni Valley?

  • Feb 23, 2021
Work was progressing on the Portview Landing apartment complex on Burde Street back in July. (SUSAN QUINN / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The Vancouver Island Connector along with the Tofino Bus will not be resuming service this month and will remain suspended until further notice. Black Press file photo

Question of the Week: Feb. 17, 2021

Do you think the province should help restore bus service on the Island?

  • Feb 16, 2021
The Vancouver Island Connector along with the Tofino Bus will not be resuming service this month and will remain suspended until further notice. Black Press file photo
Echo Centre on Wallace Street in Port Alberni includes Echo Pool, the community centre, Alberni Valley Museum and the VIRL Port Alberni library.

Question of the Week: Feb. 10, 2021

Do you think the city was right to have reduced the hours Echo Pool is open?

  • Feb 9, 2021
Echo Centre on Wallace Street in Port Alberni includes Echo Pool, the community centre, Alberni Valley Museum and the VIRL Port Alberni library.
John Edmondson, left, from Bread of Life, Colin Minions and Capt. Michael Ramsay from the Salvation Army demonstrate Port Alberni’s first community food pantry, located on Tebo Avenue outside Jericho Road Church, Jan. 22, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: Feb. 3, 2021

Would you like to see more community food pantries in the Alberni Valley?

John Edmondson, left, from Bread of Life, Colin Minions and Capt. Michael Ramsay from the Salvation Army demonstrate Port Alberni’s first community food pantry, located on Tebo Avenue outside Jericho Road Church, Jan. 22, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The Rogers Creek Trail system has multiple trails and not all of them are well marked. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: Jan. 27, 2021

Do you think trail signage in the Alberni Valley needs to be improved?

The Rogers Creek Trail system has multiple trails and not all of them are well marked. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
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Question of the Week: Jan. 20, 2021

Do you think the ACRD needs more bylaw enforcement?

  • Jan 19, 2021
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The Salvation Army’s 2020 Christmas Kettle Campaign includes a new $5 tap feature for pandemic-friendly donations. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Question of the Week: Jan. 6, 2021

Did your charitable donation habits change in 2020?

  • Jan 5, 2021
The Salvation Army’s 2020 Christmas Kettle Campaign includes a new $5 tap feature for pandemic-friendly donations. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
This photo of the Harbourview Apartments on Third Avenue was taken on Dec. 28. (SUSAN QUINN / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Question of the Week: Dec. 30, 2020

Are you satisfied with the way the City of Port Alberni has been dealing with “problem” properties?

This photo of the Harbourview Apartments on Third Avenue was taken on Dec. 28. (SUSAN QUINN / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
McLean Mill Historic Park is a steam-operated sawmill located just north of Port Alberni. In 1989 it was designated as a national historic site of Canada. (Submitted photo)

Question of the Week: Dec. 23, 2020

Do you think McLean Mill can still be a viable attraction?

McLean Mill Historic Park is a steam-operated sawmill located just north of Port Alberni. In 1989 it was designated as a national historic site of Canada. (Submitted photo)
The Alberni Valley Hospice Society on 10th Avenue is all lit up for the month of December. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Question of the Week: Dec. 16, 2020

Have you taken a drive around town to look at the Christmas light displays yet?

  • Dec 15, 2020
The Alberni Valley Hospice Society on 10th Avenue is all lit up for the month of December. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
A mockup of the proposed public safety building on Third Avenue in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Question of the Week: Dec. 9, 2020

Do you think the public safety building in the Uptown district is a good idea?

  • Dec 8, 2020
A mockup of the proposed public safety building on Third Avenue in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
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Question of the Week: Dec. 2, 2020

Did you put up your holiday decorations early this year?

  • Dec 1, 2020
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Question of the Week: Nov. 25, 2020

Has COVID-19 affected your holiday plans?

  • Nov 24, 2020
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Although B.C. has not made masks mandatory in public indoor spaces, some business owners are requiring all customers to wear them before entering their store. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

Question of the Week: Nov. 18, 2020

Do you think it’s time for a mask mandate in B.C.?

  • Nov 17, 2020
Although B.C. has not made masks mandatory in public indoor spaces, some business owners are requiring all customers to wear them before entering their store. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)