Editorials

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
An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8 parked at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in May 2018. The federal government on Mar. 13 grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft indefinitely due to safety concerns. (Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin)

Editorial: Banning new 737 planes had to be done

Canada joined a host of other nations in implementing some form of a ban

An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8 parked at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in May 2018. The federal government on Mar. 13 grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft indefinitely due to safety concerns. (Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin)
International Women’s Day is this Friday, March 8, and one of the global themes being presented this year is ‘Balance for Better.’ Stock photo

Editorial: We can strive for better balance for women

International Women’s Day is Friday, March 8

International Women’s Day is this Friday, March 8, and one of the global themes being presented this year is ‘Balance for Better.’ Stock photo
This Wednesday, Feb. 27, is Pink Shirt Day, when a lot of people will be clad in shades of pink to show awareness about bullying and determination to oppose it. Photo submitted

EDITORIAL: Don’t look away when bullying is happening

In the digital age, cyberbullying is a click away

This Wednesday, Feb. 27, is Pink Shirt Day, when a lot of people will be clad in shades of pink to show awareness about bullying and determination to oppose it. Photo submitted
Premier John Horgan speaks about housing affordability last month in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Editorial: British Columbians depending on affordability promises

Following last month’s campaigning, throne speech introduces coming initiatives

Premier John Horgan speaks about housing affordability last month in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Today, the annual Bell Let’s Talk Day initiative is continuing its efforts of trying to spark conversations about mental health. BELL LET’S TALK photo

Editorial: Questions and answers matter to mental health

Bell Let’s Talk Day challenges us to have meaningful conversations

Today, the annual Bell Let’s Talk Day initiative is continuing its efforts of trying to spark conversations about mental health. BELL LET’S TALK photo
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EDITORIAL: Vote, and be assured that your vote matters

Provincial byelection for the Nanaimo riding happens Wednesday, Jan. 30

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