Opinion

‘It only lacks your presence’: truth, art, words and the legacy of Gord Downie

The Tragically Hip frontman died Tuesday night

LETTER: Council candidates should start studying City of Port Alberni now, says writer

Are people already considering running in the civic election for a seat on council next year?

  • Oct 18th, 2017

LETTER: Solitary drummer adds to Thanksgiving ambience

While on the Kitsuksis Dyke walk on Thanksgiving Day, my wife and I heard solitary drumming…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Name game over train catches Alberni council by surprise

Smith has been asking city council for nearly a year for documentation…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

LETTER: It’s too easy for companies to sue under NAFTA rules

Alberni writer says it’s time to end ISDS language

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Question of the Week, Oct. 18

Should the city of Port Alberni divert business license revenues to capital projects?

  • Oct 16th, 2017
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          B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

          John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

          EDITORIAL: Opioid dialogue must be a two-way street

          Alberni’s Shelter Society is asking people to listen as well as talk

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Letter: “No smoking signs” needed beyond WCGH perimeter

          It was a bright sunny afternoon when I visited a friend in West Coast General Hospital…

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Letter: Steam Train fares too high: writer

          McLean Mill Steam Train fares are way too high…

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Question of the Week, Oct. 11

          The Shelter Society will be holding a series of Opioid Dialogues. Do you think people will listen?

          • Oct 9th, 2017

          LETTER: Scientific consensus favours human-caused warming

          Sierra Club B.C. campaigner responds to Tom Fletcher column

          • Oct 5th, 2017

          B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

          Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

          Question of the Week, Oct. 4

          Do you agree with the UBCM decision to not offer a 10-year contract to Coulson Aviation?

          • Oct 2nd, 2017

          B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

          Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

          LETTER: Cyclists already pay their share

          I would like to address a few points raised in the letter, “Where is the enforcement for bikes?”…

          • Sep 27th, 2017

          Question of the Week, Sept. 27

          Do you think the Echo Aquatic Centre is in good enough shape to wait for a replacement?

          • Sep 25th, 2017

          B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

          John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

          Question of the Week, Sept. 20

          Would you like to see the MV Lady Rose back in Port Alberni?

          • Sep 18th, 2017

          B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

          B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%