Opinion

Parksville’s Tagen Marshall with his new van, ‘Vinnie’, picked up last week after a successful fundraising campaign. (Submitted photo)
Parksville’s Tagen Marshall with his new van, ‘Vinnie’, picked up last week after a successful fundraising campaign. (Submitted photo)
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Going green in B.C.

‘… the transition to zero-emission transportation will require more than impressive innovations’

  • May 9, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)

OP-ED: Newspapers are not packaging

‘The dissemination of news to the public is a necessary element of a vibrant and healthy democracy’

  • May 9, 2022
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)
The Wolf family on vacation in Alberta. (Lee Wolf photo)
The Wolf family on vacation in Alberta. (Lee Wolf photo)
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Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)
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LETTER: Thumbs up to town councillor for views on development

‘I am surprised that other governments have not spoken about this situation’

  • Apr 23, 2022
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A fan pays his respects in front of a bronze statue of Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur, Friday, April 22, 2022, in Montreal. Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur, who helped the Montreal Canadiens win five Stanley Cup titles in the 1970s, has died at age 70. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Legendary Lafleur was an inspiration for a generation of Canadians

COLUMN: Former Canadiens superstar leaves an indelible legacy

A fan pays his respects in front of a bronze statue of Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur, Friday, April 22, 2022, in Montreal. Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur, who helped the Montreal Canadiens win five Stanley Cup titles in the 1970s, has died at age 70. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
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LETTER: Let’s turn lemons into lemonade and assist Ukraine

‘Together it would make a huge difference’

  • Apr 22, 2022
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Castlegar News editor Betsy Kline was visiting Union Square in New York City on the day of the April 12, 2022 subway shooting. Photo: Tom Kline

COLUMN: A few stops away: reflections on the New York subway shooting

Castlegar News editor Betsy Kline was on the subway in New York on the day of the recent shooting

Castlegar News editor Betsy Kline was visiting Union Square in New York City on the day of the April 12, 2022 subway shooting. Photo: Tom Kline
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LETTER: Change is coming, so embrace electric vehicles

‘Batteries are recyclable, burned dinosaur juice is not’

  • Apr 18, 2022
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LETTER: Need to deal with drivers speeding in Qualicum Beach

‘Silence from current and past town councils is deafening’

  • Apr 17, 2022
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LETTER: Parksville needs dedicated pickleball courts

‘One of the largest sports groups’ in the city

  • Apr 17, 2022
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Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison. (PQB News file photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison. (PQB News file photo)
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LETTER: Naturalists dismayed by condition of Parksville wetlands

Re: ‘Trail upgrades continue along wetlands’ (PQB News, March 16) You would…

  • Apr 8, 2022
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LETTER: Important to just give peace a chance

“What goes around comes around” often refers to geopolitical events linked to…

  • Apr 7, 2022
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