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Port McNeill in Focus: Childcare Availability Crisis a Good News/Bad News Story

On average, childcare across the country is unavailable, unaffordable, and the quality varies.

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Wild salmon are the backbone of the pacific coast

“There has to be a solution to retain and sustain our wild fish”

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

Kervin’s Corner: Government needs to stay out of corporate social responsibility

“Companies are in the business of one thing and one thing only. And that’s the bottom line”

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Second annual Rugged and Wild Race in Port McNeill
Liam Ryan shreds KSM Skatepark in Port Hardy
Students carve NISS totem pole
Tri-Port Wild Awards Ceremony

A Brush with Henschel: A trail of mystery

This painting was not of the “hollow tree” but a small 5x7 inch study done in watercolour.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Where’s the agendas part 2

Can the district post different versions of their agendas online than the printed versions?

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

Port McNeill in Focus: Have you been ‘engaged’ about the future of our waterfront?

“Why is there no community engagement and discussion on this important town asset?”

  • May 4th, 2018

Tyson’s Thoughts: Where in the world is Thomas Kervin? Also some thoughts on the Ma Murray awards

Kervin’s Corner is one of my favourite parts of the North Island Gazette.

A Brush with Henschel: Birds of a feather

The painting is a watercolour that I did in my studio using the oil sketch as my reference material.

  • May 3rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

Great Gardens: Increase Garden Production with Year-Round Planting

Planting in the winter is a great way to virtually double your garden production.

  • Apr 27th, 2018

A Brush with Henschel: Mountain music

Painting on site has always been my favourite way of working to gain new insights and inspiration.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Where’s the agendas?

It is not mandatory for the District of Port Hardy to publish their agendas online.

Fishin’ Corner: Boating safety, it’s your responsibility.

It is mandatory that everyone possess a POCC Card, or, for a guide such as myself, to have an SVOP.

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

Tyson’s Thoughts: Port McNeill columnist needed

I’m looking for a freelancer who wants to cover local politics/news stories in the area.