Opinion

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LETTER: The reality is, our health care system in B.C. is archaic

‘Our population is very overmedicated – especially seniors’

  • Oct 24, 2021
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The B.C. Liberal leadership race: Rebirth or reckoning?

The B.C. Liberals have always been an uneasy coalition of conservative and liberal voters,

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LETTER: More benches required in PQB for mobility challenged people

‘We shouldn’t even have to ask’

  • Oct 19, 2021
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LETTER: Lack of timely health care in Parksville Qualicum Beach poses huge problem

‘Unless this happens, the situation will become even worse’

  • Oct 19, 2021
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LETTER: Lack of access to primary care in Parksville Qualicum Beach is ‘scandalous’

‘High time’ government attracts more GPs and nurse practitioners to Mid-Island area

  • Oct 18, 2021
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LETTER: City of Parksville needs to require licences for cats, stop them from roaming

Writer offers kudos to Nanaimo for their move

  • Oct 18, 2021
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LETTER: People need to remove waste from Qualicum Beach parks

Some people’s cavalier attitude towards our beautiful parks here in Qualicum reveal…

  • Oct 13, 2021
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Health-care workers outside Nanaimo Regional General Hospital are thanked during a car cruise last year. (News Bulletin file photo)

OPINION: This Thanksgiving, let’s thank health-care workers

Island Health launches website encouraging people to leave messages of appreciation

  • Oct 6, 2021
Health-care workers outside Nanaimo Regional General Hospital are thanked during a car cruise last year. (News Bulletin file photo)
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Lack of access to primary care in Parksville Qualicum Beach is ‘scandalous’

‘High time’ government attracts more GPs and nurse practitioners to Mid-Island area

  • Oct 5, 2021
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LETTER: City of Parksville should consider animal responsibility bylaw

‘Many local folks I have talked to are in agreement’

  • Oct 1, 2021
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LETTER: Dr. Bonnie Henry maintains a quiet dignity

Have always admired the cool, calm and collected way that Chief Provincial…

  • Sep 25, 2021
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LETTER: Robins have not made annual return to Nanoose Bay yard

There is a mature Mountain Ash tree in the backyard of a…

  • Sep 25, 2021
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LETTER: We all make choices regarding acceptable risk

We’re thrilled that we can now go to a restaurant and be…

  • Sep 23, 2021
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