Editorials

Editorial: Nanaimo News Bulletin shifting its shape

Starting today, Aug. 2, the Nanaimo News Bulletin has a new look

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Editorial: Be a fan of our unofficial civic sport, bathtubbing

Nanaimo’ Bathtub Weekend starts today, July 20, and culminates with the great race Sunday, July 22

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Nanaimo RCMP detachment evacuated
Nanaimo students make statement at Global Climate Strike
Canucks alumni score for Nanaimo food bank
Model trains are on track at Nanaimo show

Editorial: Drop-in centre presents some different solutions

A drop-in centre with an array of services would present chances for people to make connections

Editorial: Renter protection is needed more than ever

It’s more important than ever to ensure measures are in place to secure the homes people do have

  • Jul 16, 2018

Editorial: Community takes ownership of our public art

Case of the stolen Rock Dragon shows Nanaimo cares about its temporary public art

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: All Nanaimo’s bright grads should be proud

News Bulletin’s Best and Brightest special feature returns today

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

Editorial: Pride week is more than a parade and a party

This year’s pride theme is ‘unity through diversity’

Editorial: Join us in looking back and looking forward

Special sections published today: 101 Things to See and Do in Nanaimo and 30 Years in Our Community

Editorial: Second tent city will bring different outcomes

Discontent City was set up at Esplanade and Front Street last week

Editorial: Interim CAO won’t just be a short-term steward

The city has been without a chief administrative officer since the end of January

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018

Editorial: 30 years of readership greatly appreciated

Nanaimo News Bulletin published its first issue May 2, 1988

Editorial: Affordable housing won’t happen on its own

We should be thinking about affordable housing as Nanaimo quickly grows outward, inward and upward

Editorial: Council’s last budget will have election takeaways

At this late date, there might be few options for limiting the tax increase

  • Apr 26, 2018

Editorial: Airport terminal expansion could have spin-offs

Terminal expansion at Nanaimo Airport has potential to make real change to how people travel