Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pandemic provides opportunity to reset Canada’s economy

It’s time to question how secure the fossil fuel industry truly is, say letter writers

  • Apr 18, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thousands of ferry travellers unacceptable to Vancouver Island residents

Letter writer says B.C. government attempting to downplay non-essential travel across the strait

  • Apr 17, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, April 15

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

  • Apr 15, 2020
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Easter long weekend travellers selfish

Visitors disrespecting those following health experts’ recommendations, says letter writer

  • Apr 12, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Take care with non-medical cloth masks during COVID-19

If you wear one, don’t touch your face, Dr. Bonnie Henry advises

  • Apr 11, 2020

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 9, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Adaptation, not blame, required in COVID-19 crisis

Analysis must be about finding out what happened and prevent it happening again, says letter writer

  • Apr 9, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, April 8

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  • Apr 8, 2020

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: RDN’s essential services maintained during pandemic

Regional District of Nanaimo chairman thanks residents for co-operation and understanding

  • Apr 7, 2020

COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19

Is the curve being flattened? data on hospitalizations provides a crucial answer.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clarity on COVID-19 locations would help

Why can’t Island Health just say the city where cases occur, asks letter writer

  • Apr 7, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

Column: Good food at farmers’ markets an essential service during pandemic

Local resilience and sustainability are the only lifeline, says columnist

  • Apr 3, 2020

Beefs & Bouquets, April 1

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  • Apr 1, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One-percenters can help in COVID-19 crisis

Letter writer hopes to reach the hearts of those who are well-off financially

  • Mar 29, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COVID-19 symptoms must be taken seriously

Plausible pandemic scenarios could prove catastrophic for community, says letter writer

  • Mar 28, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo hospital staff say lives depend on stopping spread of COVID-19

President of medical staff association, chief of staff at NRGH asking for community’s best efforts

  • Mar 27, 2020

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up