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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)
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

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)
BC Ferries vessel Skeena Queen pulls into the dock at Fulford Harbour on Salt Spring Island. (Don Descoteau/News Staff

Question of the Week: Nov. 10, 2020

Do you think having police board BC Ferries vessels is a good idea?

BC Ferries vessel Skeena Queen pulls into the dock at Fulford Harbour on Salt Spring Island. (Don Descoteau/News Staff
Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2 a.m. Sunday when it’s time to turn the clocks back one hour. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Question of the Week: Nov. 4, 2020

Which would you rather stay on: daylight saving time or standard time?

Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2 a.m. Sunday when it’s time to turn the clocks back one hour. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The electoral office for Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding was a quiet place in Port Alberni on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (ELENA RARDON/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: Oct. 28, 2020

Are you happy with the preliminary results of the provincial election?

The electoral office for Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding was a quiet place in Port Alberni on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (ELENA RARDON/ Alberni Valley News)
Mid-Island Pacific Rim Election 2020 candidates.

Question of the Week: Oct. 20, 2020

Do you feel you learned enough about the local candidates to make an informed decision?

Mid-Island Pacific Rim Election 2020 candidates.
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Question of the Week: Oct. 14, 2020

Would you let your children go trick-or-treating this Halloween?

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Victoria Quay offers a short walking path along Port Alberni’s waterfront. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Question of the Week: Oct. 7, 2020

Would you use the Quay to Quay pathway if it is built?

  • Oct 6, 2020
Victoria Quay offers a short walking path along Port Alberni’s waterfront. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)

Question of the Week: Sept. 30, 2020

Do you plan to vote by mail or in person for the provincial election?

  • Sep 29, 2020
A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Beaver Creek Road at River Road is an awkward intersection in Port Alberni. River Road is actually part of Highway 4. September 2020 (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: Sept. 23, 2020

Would you like to see an upgrade to the Beaver Creek Road and River Road intersection ?

  • Sep 22, 2020
Beaver Creek Road at River Road is an awkward intersection in Port Alberni. River Road is actually part of Highway 4. September 2020 (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Premier John Horgan speaks to Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

Question of the Week: Sept. 16, 2020

Are you in favour of holding a provincial election this year?

  • Sep 16, 2020
Premier John Horgan speaks to Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)