Opinion

EDITORIAL: It’s time to move on Bamfield Road project

Residents are tired of their pleas being ignored, like they have been for the past two decades

  • Sep 27, 2020

COLUMN: Reflecting on the 32nd anniversary of Canada’s apology to Japanese-Canadians

Japanese-Canadians an integral part of Tofino and Ucluelet’s history.

  • Sep 26, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Contemplating the compost heap

David made me a three-bin compost system

  • Sep 26, 2020

EDITORIAL: Let’s take steps to clear the smoke

Work needed to make wildfires, heavy smoke and poor air quality things of the past

  • Sep 25, 2020

Our View: B.C. not ready for an election this fall

Can we at least wait until after the coronavirus pandemic is over?

  • Sep 24, 2020

Opinion: Reconciliation is only as strong as its partnerships

Bamfield Road deal is an ideal example of the province working with First Nations

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Out on a Limb: What I learned from living through a pandemic

Awesome, I thought, when the pandemic hit, I’ll learn some new skills.

Editorial: Tiny houses should be a real option on the Island

We are missing the boat by not enabling the building of tiny houses

  • Sep 21, 2020

EDITORIAL: RCMP remind motorists to drive carefully in our school zones

30km/h speed limit in school zones in effect 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on school days

Opinion: Fear drives people’s hesitancy to vaccinate

We must be wary of giving in to unfounded fear

  • Sep 19, 2020

Transition Network clearly Marxist

Permaculture has become a vehicle for Marxist indoctrination.

  • Sep 17, 2020

Groups may not be what they say they are

Did he even read the two letters he seemed so intent on criticizing?

  • Sep 17, 2020

GERDING: Forest industry facing tough times

Upcoming protests seeks change in how B.C.’s forests are harvested

  • Sep 18, 2020

Editorial: Early provincial election a bad idea

Stick to what’s important: your average B.C. voter has bigger fish to fry right now

EDITORIAL: Clean air can’t be taken for granted

Wildfires are a major concern to our daily lives when conditions don’t clear the smoke

Editorial: Don’t be a deadbeat animal owner

How many cats get left behind when somebody moves?

  • Sep 15, 2020

Our View: Help kids recover from this year of school disruptions

If we plan now, we can launch an effort to ensure every child catches up

  • Sep 14, 2020

Driving offenses far too abundant

Our dangerous and congested highway is no place to act foolishly

QUINN’S QUIPS: Time to talk formally about Hole in the Wall

Safety concerns have brought Port Alberni attraction back in the spotlight

Column: No reason to not have life-jackets on board

The bottom line when it comes to life-jackets or PFDs is that they save lives

  • Sep 11, 2020