Editorials

Editorial: Entrust committees with current city business

New environment committee, for example, qualified to discuss current events in city

Editorial: Minority government can work, and it has to

Co-operation being forced upon Canada’s political parties

Editorial: There are compelling reasons to cast a ballot

Parties and leaders have something important to say, and so do we, if we take the time to vote

Editorial: Election rules must not preclude climate debate

Climate change has to be a talking point leading up to Oct. 21 federal election

Editorial: Employers, workers need to guard against heat exhaustion

Hotter temperatures in summer months can lead to heat-related ailments

Editorial: Canada consuming more than its share of Earth’s resources

July 29 earliest ‘Earth overshoot day’ in history, Canada’s overshoot day is even earlier

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One person dead after crash on Nanaimo Lakes Road
No survivors in Gabriola Island plane crash
Pets saved in Nanaimo house fire
Dogs and cat rescued in house fire in south Nanaimo

Editorial: Overloading electrical outlets isn’t worth the risk

Technical Safety B.C. passes along safety tips after power strip malfunction causes house fire

Editorial: Admire killer whales, but from a distance

Boaters need to make an effort to stay 200 metres from killer whales

Editorial: Council inconsistent on pot shop criteria

Flexibility on guidelines an indication that cannabis retail store re-zoning process has gaps

Editorial: Take time for a little flag-waving on Canada Day

It’s a useful exercise to acknowledge the things we like about the place we live

EDITORIAL: Grade 12s graduating, ready for what’s next

Nanaimo high school grad ceremonies will take place this week

Editorial: Make it out to the night market this summer

First Commercial Street Night Market of the summer is this Thursday, June 20

OPINION: Era of rampant money laundering leaves B.C. complacent in wake of reports

Seemingly every day new details come out surrounding money laundering in this province

Editorial: Pride Week keeps Nanaimo parading forward

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

Editorial: Bike to work week can help spin Nanaimo’s spokes

Bike to Work and School Week/Go By Bike Week is May 27-June 2

Editorial: Homelessness task force has to be more than misdirection

Task force won’t be able to address all the challenging issues that come before Nanaimo council

Editorial: Island important in fall election, too

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

Editorial: Nanaimo-Ladysmith has the attention of all parties, so go vote

Federal byelection is today, May 6, and voting stations are open 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.