Opinion

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Overnight camping in parks a fire risk

I have great concerns around allowing homeless persons to camp in city parks, says letter writer

  • Mar 24, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep working for just society

Why not focus on collaborating more effectively with non-profits, asks letter writer

  • Mar 21, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Easing overnight park camping bylaw is ‘bonkers’

Who is supposed to enforce the city’s list of restrictions, asks letter writer

  • Mar 21, 2019

Beefs & Bouquets, March 21

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

  • Mar 21, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: SNC-Lavalin case is black and white

The rule of law is a fundamental principle in Canada’s constitution, says letter writer

  • Mar 20, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Anti-masculinity flourishing

Letter writer concerned with anti-masculinity ideologies in schools and universities

  • Mar 20, 2019

Column: Electric cars aren’t a saviour yet on a warming globe

Producing energy for any type of low- or zero-emission vehicle has environmental trade-offs

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On climate, think about the children

Our son doesn’t understand that he’s been given a legacy of environmental crises, says letter writer

  • Mar 18, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax breaks would encourage construction of apartments

Re: Apartment construction up during start of 2019

  • Mar 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Canucks alumni game impresses

Letter writer recounts Loaves and Fishes’ Hockey 4 Food charity game

  • Mar 15, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hiding shooting of dogs wasn’t decent behaviour

We finally know what happened to two Huskies that escaped around Christmas, says letter writer

  • Mar 15, 2019

Beefs & Bouquets, March 14

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

  • Mar 14, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Ex-attorney general saga a soap opera

I have to thank Jody Wilson-Raybould for refusing to change the rule of law, says letter writer

  • Mar 13, 2019

Editorial: Banning new 737 planes had to be done

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

COLUMN: Deadly cargo cost Nanaimo teamster his life

Kegs of blasting powder were transported by horse and wagon, writes historian T.W. Paterson

  • Mar 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time