Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pandemic’s new normal has its positive side

Canadians have generally responded to crisis with patience and co-operation, says letter writer

  • May 10, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Elderly need family connections during a time of physical distancing

Absence of visitors can have negative effects and hasten residents’ decline, says letter writer

  • May 9, 2020

Column: COVID-19 pandemic is testing global food systems

‘Just and sustainable food’ supply being threatened, says columnist

  • May 8, 2020
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Beefs & Bouquets, May 6

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  • May 6, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: People shouldn’t be frightened to leave their homes

Even health officials are saying people need to get outside, says letter writer

  • May 2, 2020

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Repair city’s sidewalks, don’t chop down trees

Letter writers weigh in on City of Nanaimo’s planned work downtown

  • Apr 30, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, April 29

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  • Apr 29, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s keep quiet in a hospital zone

Letter writer suggests letting patients sleep instead of taking part in nightly 7 p.m. noise-making

  • Apr 28, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Library needed more than ever during self-isolation

Nanaimo North Library should be fitted with ‘take-out’ window, says letter writer

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COVID-19 case locations hardly matter

Media’s sensational reporting on COVID-19 deaths ‘despicable,’ says letter writer

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City should follow through with lowering taxes in midst of pandemic

The stress for many families will become overwhelming, says letter writer

  • Apr 24, 2020

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, April 22

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  • Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day: The roots of our current environmental crisis go back 12,000 years

The story of how our current environmental state came to be is over 12,000 years old

  • Apr 22, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Find further ways to limit ferry travel

Letter writer suggests RCMP check stops or extending sailing waits

  • Apr 21, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020