Opinion

A map showing the proposed Clark-Medd development in Lantzville. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lantzville council must honour OCP

Pushing through development that ignores OCP an assault on democracy, says letter writer

  • Oct 27, 2020
Premier John Horgan heads to his ride following his announcement that there will be a fall election as he speaks during a press conference in Langford in September. (Chad Hipolito/Canadian Press)

Editorial: Majority needs to work for all British Columbians

Concepts of co-operation change as we go from an NDP minority to a majority

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Second hospital long overdue

Tertiary model would be best served by a completely new design, says letter writer

  • Oct 26, 2020
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)
News Bulletin letter

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Medically assisted dying bill doesn’t ensure choice

Under the proposals in Bill C-7 my wishes will, in all likelihood, be ignored, says letter writer

  • Oct 23, 2020
News Bulletin letter
The Regional District of Nanaimo is looking at creating a flag. (Black Press file photo)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New RDN flag is folly

This is the most egotistical thing I have ever heard about coming from the RDN, says letter writer

  • Oct 23, 2020
The Regional District of Nanaimo is looking at creating a flag. (Black Press file photo)
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Nanaimo indigenous people rally for Mi'kmaq lobster fishers
Customer throws hot coffee on employee through McDonald's drive-thru window in Nanaimo
Anti-maskers hold rally along the highway in Nanaimo
Residents give tour of forest trail at Eden Gardens Nanaimo
Nanaimo Homeless Coalition co-chairperson asks voters to let political representatives know that more action is needed on homelessness.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for action on homelessness

Coalition hopes voters consider homelessness as an election issue when they cast their ballots

  • Oct 22, 2020
Nanaimo Homeless Coalition co-chairperson asks voters to let political representatives know that more action is needed on homelessness.
Bouquet to the person who sent the beef about the rude couple at the fast food restaurant. I want to say a huge thank you for standing up for that poor person who had to endure their bullying. That couple would be my father and his girlfriend. It’s about time someone told them off.

Beefs & Bouquets, Oct. 21

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail editor@nanaimobulletin.com

  • Oct 21, 2020
Bouquet to the person who sent the beef about the rude couple at the fast food restaurant. I want to say a huge thank you for standing up for that poor person who had to endure their bullying. That couple would be my father and his girlfriend. It’s about time someone told them off.
Beef of the Week: To the lady who plays the same song by Collective Soul loudly every morning. My brother and me are trying to sleep.

Beefs & Bouquets, Oct. 14

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail editor@nanaimobulletin.com

  • Oct 14, 2020
Beef of the Week: To the lady who plays the same song by Collective Soul loudly every morning. My brother and me are trying to sleep.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Mask rules are for the greater good

Transit agencies and shopkeepers allowed to set safety rules, says letter writer

  • Oct 12, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo has grown enough for a second hospital

Our area has an increase in number of seniors and patients with complex issues, says letter writer

  • Oct 12, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Homelessness count an ever-changing figure

Things have changed since the pandemic and an updated count is needed, says letter writer

  • Oct 11, 2020

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City council doesn’t have much to show for first two years

Like most Nanaimoites, I had high hopes, says letter writer

  • Oct 8, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, Oct. 7

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail editor@nanaimobulletin.com

  • Oct 7, 2020

Column: Wasteful ways are depleting our planet’s resources

Sept. 29 was International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

  • Oct 7, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lower speeds make us safer

The writer of the beef about decreases to speed limits is obviously a speeder, says letter writer

  • Oct 2, 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Love thy neighbour, wear a mask

Letter writers respond to letter saying mask-wearing goes against his religious beliefs

  • Oct 1, 2020

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020