Opinion

Editorial: Take time for a little flag-waving on Canada Day

It’s a useful exercise to acknowledge the things we like about the place we live

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strengthened privacy laws necessary during elections

Letter writer concerned political parties aren’t protecting the personal information they gather

  • Jun 30, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ALS worse than a death sentence

Living with ALS is like you are that death row inmate, says letter writer

  • Jun 29, 2019
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pipeline spills can happen

PR tricksters have many of us believing that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is a necessity

  • Jun 28, 2019

Beefs & Bouquets, June 27

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

  • Jun 27, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rec users are not entitled to access to range

DND land is excluded from local control, says letter writer

  • Jun 24, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strengthening privacy laws should be an election issue

In other places, political parties are held to the highest standards of openness, says letter writer

  • Jun 24, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: Grade 12s graduating, ready for what’s next

Nanaimo high school grad ceremonies will take place this week

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Suggested street names bizarre

Letter writer would be mortified to live on any of Lantzville councillor’s bizarrely named streets

  • Jun 24, 2019

Historian recalls Nanaimo’s drunken disorder back in 1890

Imagine the seamen’s surprise when they found themselves inside a brewery, writes columnist

  • Jun 23, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Making sturdier vehicles would cut down on ICBC claims

Cars now have painted, weak, composite valances that fly apart in any crash, says letter writer

  • Jun 22, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Add parkland, not condos around Westwood Lake

It’s essential to preserve Westwood Lake Park and surrounding green spaces, says letter writer

  • Jun 20, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Time to end ‘age of oil’

Letter writer disappointed but not surprised that NEB has approved the Trans Mountain pipeline

  • Jun 20, 2019

Beefs & Bouquets, June 20

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

  • Jun 20, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bike and hike elsewhere

Letter writer disappointed in Nanaimo council for even considering discussing military range access

  • Jun 18, 2019

Editorial: Make it out to the night market this summer

First Commercial Street Night Market of the summer is this Thursday, June 20

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Improving transit will make a difference in a climate emergency

Transit helps take cars off the road, ease congestion and improve air quality, says letter writer

  • Jun 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham