Opinion

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A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC
Nick Rivers. (PQB News file photo)
Nick Rivers. (PQB News file photo)
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

‘I am tired, and my soul hurts’: B.C. nurse reflects on working in ICU unit during COVID

Renée Bush writes about what it is like on the front-line of the pandemic in the north

  • Dec 16, 2020
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
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LETTER: More people need to be wearing masks

Re: ‘Your Views’ (PQB News, Dec. 2) In your last edition, a…

  • Dec 8, 2020
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LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO confident in survey results

Stevenson: ‘89% of Islanders said they would support rail if it met their needs’

  • Dec 7, 2020
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COLUMN: Liver and onions brings back nasty memories

What food did you have to eat as a child that you wouldn’t go near as an adult?

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LETTER: Anger over decision on Parksville Community Centre

I am so angry with Parksville city council that for the first…

  • Dec 4, 2020
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LETTER: Upgraded Parksville running track would have many users

Re: ‘Parksville running coaches remain firmly behind Ballenas track upgrade project’ (www.pqbnews.com,…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTER: Community centre part of city’s civic hub

Mayor Ed Mayne and city councillors have decided Parksville doesn’t need a…

  • Nov 28, 2020
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Having Christmas lights up a little early this year isn’t so bad. (Black Press file photo)
Having Christmas lights up a little early this year isn’t so bad. (Black Press file photo)
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LETTER: Time to move on from impossible Vancouver Island rail dream

Re: ‘Solid support for rail service on the Island’ (Letters, PQB News,…

  • Nov 28, 2020
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Dr. Sandra Allison is Island Health’s medical health officer for the central Island. (Photo submitted)

OPINION: Don’t let fear take over during the pandemic

Central Island medical health officer shares her reflections riding the bus

  • Nov 27, 2020
Dr. Sandra Allison is Island Health’s medical health officer for the central Island. (Photo submitted)
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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Dr. Bonnie Henry. (CP file photo)
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