Editorials

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Editorial: Employers, workers need to guard against heat exhaustion

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

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National overshoot day chart (Global Footprint Network photo)

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

National overshoot day chart (Global Footprint Network photo)
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Editorial: Overloading electrical outlets isn’t worth the risk

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

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One person hurt as pickup and compact car crash at Bowen and Wakesiah
Nanaimo Art Gallery exhibit explores the ways people think about place
Vehicle smashes all the way into business on Bowen Road
Gabriola Island woman speaks after man who killed husband sentenced
Southern resident orcas off the west coast of Vancouver Island earlier this month. (DFO Pacific/Twitter)

Editorial: Admire killer whales, but from a distance

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

Southern resident orcas off the west coast of Vancouver Island earlier this month. (DFO Pacific/Twitter)
A re-zoning application for a cannabis retail store at 4061 Norwell Dr. was denied by Nanaimo city council on Monday. (CITY OF NANAIMO image)

Editorial: Council inconsistent on pot shop criteria

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

A re-zoning application for a cannabis retail store at 4061 Norwell Dr. was denied by Nanaimo city council on Monday. (CITY OF NANAIMO image)
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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

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Graduation ceremonies at Cedar Community Secondary School last year. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)

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

Nanaimo high school grad ceremonies will take place this week

Graduation ceremonies at Cedar Community Secondary School last year. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)
The Commercial Street Night Market returns to downtown Nanaimo this Thursday, June 20. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)

Editorial: Make it out to the night market this summer

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

The Commercial Street Night Market returns to downtown Nanaimo this Thursday, June 20. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)
How to spot money laundering in B.C. (Robert Kernachan)

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

How to spot money laundering in B.C. (Robert Kernachan)
A stack of Nanaimo News Bulletin issues for Tuesday, June 4.

Editorial: Pride Week keeps Nanaimo parading forward

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

A stack of Nanaimo News Bulletin issues for Tuesday, June 4.
A celebration station during a past Bike to Work Week in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

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

A celebration station during a past Bike to Work Week in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Editorial: Homelessness task force has to be more than misdirection

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: Homelessness task force has to be more than misdirection
RCMP investigate after a crash involving a suspected impaired driver in Nanaimo’s Brechin Hill neighbourhood last fall. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
RCMP investigate after a crash involving a suspected impaired driver in Nanaimo’s Brechin Hill neighbourhood last fall. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Paul Manly of the Green Party, MP-elect, celebrates his byelection victory with family Monday. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Editorial: Island important in fall election, too

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

Paul Manly of the Green Party, MP-elect, celebrates his byelection victory with family Monday. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Taking a break from screens for one night could be one example of a small victory, says the Canadian Mental Health Association, promoting its Celebrate Everyday Victories campaign for Mental Health Week. (Canadian Mental Health Association photo)
Taking a break from screens for one night could be one example of a small victory, says the Canadian Mental Health Association, promoting its Celebrate Everyday Victories campaign for Mental Health Week. (Canadian Mental Health Association photo)
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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.

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The Nanaimo-Ladysmith federal riding. (Elections Canada image)

Editorial: Byelection riding boundaries are simpler this time

Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection will be held May 6 to choose a new MP for the riding

The Nanaimo-Ladysmith federal riding. (Elections Canada image)
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Editorial: Climate change is a good reason to cast a vote

Different choices around climate action and inaction will be on the ballot in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

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Editorial: Power down tonight during Earth Hour

Editorial: Power down tonight during Earth Hour

From 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, people are encouraged to observe Earth Hour

Editorial: Power down tonight during Earth Hour
Editorial: Byelection will bring ideas and representation

Editorial: Byelection will bring ideas and representation

Nanaimo-Ladysmith will be better served with an MP than with no MP

Editorial: Byelection will bring ideas and representation