Editorials

Editorial: Attention to small actions can prevent forest fires

The summer is heating up, and many people have been excited about…

  • Jun 15, 2019

Editorial: We have nothing to lose and everything to gain by conserving water

It’s time to start considering before you haul out the power washer for any reason

  • Jun 14, 2019

Editorial: Whale of a win in parliament not the end of the fight

Whales and dolphins are amazing creatures that need to be respected

  • Jun 13, 2019

Editorial: Pride Week keeps Nanaimo parading forward

We should celebrate the LGBTQ community and the strength that has brought us to Pride Week 2019

Proclamations not necessary

What you do for one, you’ve got to do for all and it’s actually rather meaningless

EDITORIAL: D-Day sacrifices should stir concern today

Seventy-five years have passed since nearly 150,000 Allied troops landed on the…

  • Jun 6, 2019
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EDITORIAL: The importance of remembering D-Day

As the end of the Second World War fades we must not become complacent

  • Jun 5, 2019

OUR VIEW: Gas probe limits only give fuel to critics

B.C. Premier John Horgan has found a vehicle to give British Columbians…

  • Jun 4, 2019

Voice of youth resonates with organized walkout

“I believe the children are our are future, Teach them well and…

  • Jun 3, 2019

Editorial: Don’t boil your best buddy in a hot car this summer

Consider how your dog feels shut up in that killing sauna

  • May 31, 2019

EDITORIAL: Cancellation of drag races another hit to Port Alberni tourism

The first hit came a few months ago when city council shut down popular Alberni Pacific Railway

EDITORIAL: Paying high prices getting too painful

Gas, real estate remain a heavy burden on consumers

EDITORIAL: Summer camp offers a return to imagination

Put down the phone and unleash the potential within yourself

  • May 19, 2019

OUR VIEW: Trudeau playing hero on the world stage. Again.

His heroics would be better aimed at home

  • May 17, 2019

Editorial: Doggone it, let’s get dogs under control

Vicious attack by one dog on another typical of an ongoing concern

Editorial: Island important in fall election, too

Nanaimo-Ladysmith was the centre of attention for a little while in federal politics

EDITORIAL: A good start to childcare

$10-a-day care is still a long way off

  • May 13, 2019

OPINION: Anti-SOGI group revels in the backlash

‘Transgender perspective’ tour got exactly what it wanted

Editorial: hospital parking should be free

The cost of pay-parking is too high and not just on the pocketbook

  • May 8, 2019