Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Insurance rates discriminatory

A basic human right has been taken from us to accommodate ICBC, says letter writer

  • Dec 29, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Health care would improve with free-market competition

Canada’s health-care outcomes aren’t where they should be, says letter writer

  • Dec 28, 2019
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Beefs & Bouquets, Dec. 26

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  • Dec 26, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Great Nanaimo Toy Drive fills kids’ stockings

Board director says this year’s campaign benefited more than 1,300 children

  • Dec 25, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Council handles childcare motion correctly

The mayor is setting a tone of firm, judicious leadership, says letter writer

  • Dec 23, 2019

Christmas in Nanaimo will come in many forms

Everyone who wants to have a Christmas in Nanaimo can have one, one way or another

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No justice in dog abuse case

For those of us who care about animal rights, where do we go from here, asks letter writer

  • Dec 21, 2019

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Drivers speeding through red lights exasperating

Motorists who drive dangerously show arrogance, rebellion, defiance and anarchy, says letter writer

  • Dec 20, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City spending out of touch with taxpayers’ realities

Tax hikes two to three times inflation aren’t good management of tax dollars, says letter writer

  • Dec 19, 2019

Beefs & Bouquets, Dec. 19

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  • Dec 19, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Topping trees helps prevent downed lines

Check of dead trees near power lines could result in notification to homeowners, says letter writer

  • Dec 19, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ban all drive-thrus, period

The proliferation of drive-thrus is a national disgrace, says letter writer

  • Dec 17, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Series of circumstances led to pedestrian being struck by car

The recent incident at Bruce and Albion was not one tragedy, but four, says letter writer

  • Dec 15, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Two-tier health care isn’t right for Canada

We want proper investment in our public system, says letter writer

  • Dec 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Eco-friendly solutions everywhere

We can reject any over-packaged products through our consumer choices, says letter writer

  • Dec 13, 2019