LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pet store sales of dogs and cats should continue

If pet stores are not in the ‘puppy mill’ business, they should be allowed to continue selling pets

  • Jul 20th, 2017

City should relocate deer

What plans has the city to accommodate the deer whose habitat is rapidly disappearing?

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Payout to Khadr is unfair and even cruel

There is much wrong with the Khadr judgment and the subsequent payout.

  • Jul 18th, 2017

B.C. politics are ultra absorbing

In the next weeks and months politicians are going to be ‘walking on eggshells’

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Byelection a costly way to fill city’s job vacancy

Why not fill the vacancy by approaching the candidate from the 2014 election that finished ninth?

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Summer a joyous time of year in Nanaimo

I love to savour all the precious moments that summer brings

  • Jul 13th, 2017
World Championship Bathtub Race festivals and parade in Nanaimo
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House burns in north Nanaimo
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Victoria Crescent Association strikes out on its own


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U.S. president isn’t a bad leader, relatively

I know that there has been much criticism and nothing positive about Donald Trump

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Train tracks will be needed in the future

Some people want to see the rail tracks ripped up. Really?

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Tourism consultant redundant

Why do we need an intermediary to allocate our funds?

  • Jul 11th, 2017

South end isn’t great for cycling

One can hardly deem the roads in Yellow Point-Cedar as a “cyclist’s nirvana”

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Leadership requires caring and respect

To define success as being rich and famous, without taking character into consideration, is folly

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Westwood intersection dangerous

This junction is always an accident waiting to happen

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Safe consumption sites aren’t the right solution

There are many related programs that can occur in conjunction with safe-injection sites or without

  • Jul 5th, 2017

B.C. citizens can feel optimistic

I’m much more optimistic than Tom Fletcher’s view of the change in our government

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Rail bed perfect for trails

The E&N rail corridor is perfect to accommodate cyclists and pedestrians alike

  • Jul 4th, 2017

Environmentalist’s claims sensationalize problems

Science fiction with a political agenda may never be proven science fact

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Garbage bins unsightly

Garbage cans are an eyesore at the best of times and the new larger bins will make the problem worse

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Taking daffodils is unconscionable

How can you make up your minds to take the daffodils from the Canadian Cancer Society’s front door?

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Bring change to B.C. government

Don’t trust Christy Clark; she said she is for the people, she has never been

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Policy U-turns disingenuous

Tigers don’t change their stripes, and Christy Clark’s policy U-turns don’t absolve her of her record

  • Jun 27th, 2017