Opinion

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, June 24

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  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020
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Editorial: Pandemic doesn’t mean summer is cancelled

Look for the News Bulletin’s tourism guide 101 Things to See and Do in Nanaimo inside today’s paper

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Busing students to school isn’t a green solution

Keeping schools open in neighbourhoods a better use of education funding, says letter writer

  • Jun 24, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Police here show professionalism

We should balance criticisms of police with praise as warranted, says letter writer

  • Jun 23, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Emphasis on bike lanes is unwarranted

To the editor, Re: Bike lanes can wait in these times, Letters,…

  • Jun 22, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

Beefs & Bouquets, June 17

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  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We must not allow any amount of racism to be considered tolerable

14-year-old letter writer shares personal experiences

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No need for masks on ferry’s car decks

Letter writer doesn’t feel Transport Canada guidelines pertinent to B.C.

  • Jun 16, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, June 10

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  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bike lane network will only come together piece by piece

We have to start somewhere to improve cycling infrastructure, says letter writer

  • Jun 10, 2020

OPINION: Listen, learn, lend voices to unite against racism

Problems at the core of our society need to be addressed, says former Nanaimo city councillor

  • Jun 9, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Talk of ‘second wave’ of virus is fear-mongering

Virus behaviour is unpredictable, says letter writer

  • Jun 7, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Property tax increase ‘heartless’ in these hard times

Pandemic has cost people their jobs, notes letter writer

  • Jun 3, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, June 3

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  • Jun 3, 2020

Column: Vulnerability to global disasters is our own making

For many, needs of the moment take precedence over concerns about sustainability, notes columnist

  • Jun 1, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No need to wait to enforce new speed limit in the north end

If safety is the goal, why is there a ‘grace period’ for motorists to adjust, asks letter writer

  • May 31, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No government interested in paying for rail right now

Rail advocates are ignoring the basic problem of affordability, says letter writer

  • May 29, 2020