Opinion

Time for Teachers to Question Union

Columnist Tom Fletcher discusses BC schools and teachers

2012 predictions

The North Island Gazette's editorial cartoonist makes fearless predictions for 2012.

  • Jan 11th, 2012

Sorting out federal election issues

Columnist Tom Fletcher on upcoming federal election issues

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          EDITORIAL: Why is this PM getting so many free passes?

          The North Island Gazette suggests the shiny veneer is coming off Justin Trudeau

          • Mar 29th, 2017

          Clark resumes Campbell arrogance

          Why have a month-long legislature session in the summer? To get the balanced budget through before real results emerge

          Land Sales Leave Lingering Odour

          Tom Fletcher discusses the recent sale of publicly-owned land by the BC Liberals.

          Ottawa puts on pipeline push

          The federal government has stepped up its sales pitch for new pipelines to the B.C. coast, and the stakes are high

          Editorial cartoon

          What's with the oil?
          I'm acclimating myself to an oil-rich environment before Enbridge's pipeline arrives.

          • Jan 19th, 2012

          Court system close to collapse

          Drug dealers are walking free from clogged courts, while Ottawa gears up for more drug prosecutions.

          Outlook cloudy for climate policies

          Columnist Tom Fletcher shares his views on climate policies

          Treaty Cash Cow May Dry Up

          Columnist Tom Fletcher discusses negotiations between the B.C. Treaty Commission and the Vancouver Island First Nations.

          Tempers Flare at Legislature

          Gazette columnist Claire Trevena reports on the happenings in Legislature

          • May 30th, 2015

          Politicians can’t direct innovation

          Ottawa has 140 innovation programs, with more to come

          Gazette says you should be able to buy fresh fish off the dock

          Port Hardy has some of the best fishing on the North Island

          • Mar 27th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Clark out of touch

          One has to question why the premier was receiving a financial boost from her party

          • Mar 24th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Some things are just ridiculous

          The lack of access to fresh fish in Port Hardy defies logic

          BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

          BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry

          Lowest common denominator deadly on climate change

          We must not follow the U.S. in a race to the bottom

          • Mar 21st, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Half a million needs a watchdog

          The plan for the money is sound and forward looking, but there's still a need to watch closely how that money is spent