COLUMN: Plastic bags not worth the convenience

Nanaimo city council agreed with a concerned group that single-use bags are an ecological danger

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

Seafair Islanders win B.C. Hockey's bantam Tier 1 championship
Safari Jeff brings exotic animal tour to town
Overheated e-cigarette sparks house fire in Nanaimo
Bantam Tier 1 Clippers win again at provincials

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Premier faces costly urban issues, including marijuana legalization

B.C. VIEWS: 2017 is the year of the B.C. Green Party

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on election reform

NDP joins Greens in bid for proportional representation

B.C. VIEWS: B.C. Liberal battle getting bitter

Front-runners Andrew Wilkinson, Todd Stone target Dianne Watts

Liberal leadership hopeful takes advantage of outside lane

Dianne Watts discusses motivation and priorities

  • Dec 9th, 2017

OPINION: Mandatory full face protection a smart move for hockey

‘I can relate more intimately than most; I lost my eye to a hockey stick in June of 1990’

  • Dec 5th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Untold stories of B.C. salmon farms

Indigenous people defend their jobs against constant protests

Food supply-and-demand balance is off

FOOD MATTERS: We use more ecological resources and services than nature replenishes, says columnist

  • Dec 5th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: One political coalition is plotting to kill another

NDP-Green plan to conquer rural B.C. begins to take shape

T.W. Paterson: Deadbeats created need for first Nanaimo courthouse

During the Great Strike, building was surrounded by the militia with fixed bayonets

  • Dec 3rd, 2017

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

B.C. VIEWS: Dam decision a big test for NDP

Alternatives to completing Site C not pleasant for John Horgan

B.C. VIEWS: The limits of Indigenous rights

Jumbo Glacier Resort decision a harsh lesson for John Horgan