Editorials

The airport broke ground last week on a $15-million project to expand the terminal by about 60 per cent. Image submitted

Editorial: Airport terminal expansion could have spin-offs

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

The airport broke ground last week on a $15-million project to expand the terminal by about 60 per cent. Image submitted
Editorial: Spread the message of Earth Day’s meaning

Editorial: Spread the message of Earth Day’s meaning

Let’s maintain our motivation to make the natural world a better place

Editorial: Spread the message of Earth Day’s meaning
An off-street parking bylaw open house was held Tuesday night at the Beban Park social centre. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Editorial: New parking requirements provide a nudge

The City of Nanaimo is in the midst of reviewing its off-street parking bylaw

An off-street parking bylaw open house was held Tuesday night at the Beban Park social centre. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
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Sports car crashes into lamp post, rolls down hill behind Nanaimo mall
There are fresh fish to catch in Nanaimo's lakes
One person hurt as pickup and compact car crash at Bowen and Wakesiah
Nanaimo Art Gallery exhibit explores the ways people think about place
Editorial: Tents gone, homelessness hasn’t gone away

Editorial: Tents gone, homelessness hasn’t gone away

We’ll find out more about the community’s compassion toward homelessness

Editorial: Tents gone, homelessness hasn’t gone away
Students Nigel from Alberta and Devon from Victoria join the March for Our Lives protest on March 24. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS

Editorial: U.S. protests asking for the peace we all seek

Saturday’s protest marches in the U.S. asking for gun control were matched with events worldwide

Students Nigel from Alberta and Devon from Victoria join the March for Our Lives protest on March 24. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS
Editorial: Unplug during Earth Hour, or at any time

Editorial: Unplug during Earth Hour, or at any time

Earth Hour is this Saturday, March 24, from 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Editorial: Unplug during Earth Hour, or at any time
Editorial: Federal review is one part of a port solution

Editorial: Federal review is one part of a port solution

We shouldn’t expect that it will be any kind of be-all and end-all

Editorial: Federal review is one part of a port solution
The current Nanaimo Recycling Exchange site on Kenworth Road. The NRE hopes for a new depot nearby, but it’s asking for $6.05 million from the City of Nanaimo for construction. NEWS BULLETIN file

Editorial: Depot can’t be built without plan in place

The Nanaimo Recycling Exchange continues to teeter closer toward closure

The current Nanaimo Recycling Exchange site on Kenworth Road. The NRE hopes for a new depot nearby, but it’s asking for $6.05 million from the City of Nanaimo for construction. NEWS BULLETIN file
Emmanuel Alviar, front, was among homeless people and advocates who set up camp on the front lawn of Nanaimo city hall Monday to protest lack of housing and facilities for the city’s homeless population. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)

Editorial: Homelessness being protested, rightfully

The frustration some feel on the issue is understandable

Emmanuel Alviar, front, was among homeless people and advocates who set up camp on the front lawn of Nanaimo city hall Monday to protest lack of housing and facilities for the city’s homeless population. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)
Editorial: Tide turning toward equality

Editorial: Tide turning toward equality

International Women’s Day is Thursday, March 8

Editorial: Tide turning toward equality
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)
Editorial: Ferry riders catch a break

Editorial: Ferry riders catch a break

Sailing waits remain a fact of life, but the wait for free ferry rides for seniors is almost over

Editorial: Ferry riders catch a break
Andrew Wilkinson celebrates Saturday after being chosen the next leader of the B.C. Liberal Party. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Editorial: B.C. Liberals choose their direction

With Andrew Wilkinson elected party leader, the B.C. Liberals have chosen a course correction

Andrew Wilkinson celebrates Saturday after being chosen the next leader of the B.C. Liberal Party. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
The more we feel comfortable talking about our mental health, the more deeply we can delve into it and think about how we’re feeling and talk about how we’re feeling. STOCK PHOTO

Editorial: Let’s talk about mental health

The more we feel comfortable talking about our mental health, the more deeply we can delve into it

The more we feel comfortable talking about our mental health, the more deeply we can delve into it and think about how we’re feeling and talk about how we’re feeling. STOCK PHOTO
Among the many excellent signs at Saturday’s Nanaimo Women March On, one of the most important messages read, “I’m with her,” with arrows pointing every which way. (NEWS BULLETIN photo)

Editorial: March toward equal rights for women

All Canadians have our charter rights, but those rights aren’t respected equally

Among the many excellent signs at Saturday’s Nanaimo Women March On, one of the most important messages read, “I’m with her,” with arrows pointing every which way. (NEWS BULLETIN photo)
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining
EDITORIAL: Mental health requires care over the holidays

EDITORIAL: Mental health requires care over the holidays

The Christmas season can be a time of increased stress

  • Dec 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Mental health requires care over the holidays
B.C. Liberal Party leadership candidates include Todd Stone, left, Andrew Wilkinson, Dianne Watts, Michael Lee, Sam Sullivan and Mike de Jong. (The News Bulletin)

Editorial: B.C. Liberals look to Island

The B.C. Liberal Party isn’t sure it got its message across on the Island in the last election

B.C. Liberal Party leadership candidates include Todd Stone, left, Andrew Wilkinson, Dianne Watts, Michael Lee, Sam Sullivan and Mike de Jong. (The News Bulletin)
Campbell Tinning’s Canadian Graves at the Gothic Line. CWM 1910261-5423 Beaverbrook Collection of War Art. Canadian War Museum image.

Editorial: Find a way to remember

It would do a disservice to the soldiers of years past to forget the things they fought for

Campbell Tinning’s Canadian Graves at the Gothic Line. CWM 1910261-5423 Beaverbrook Collection of War Art. Canadian War Museum image.

Editorial: Island can lead on clean tech

The transition to cleaner technology is coming one way or another