Columnists

Tyson’s Thoughts: John Tidbury is proof of what loving your community can drive a person to accomplish

John Tidbury will be awarded the “Key to the City” this weekend at special ceremony.

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

Tyson’s Thoughts: Kervin’s Corner is a must read

Thomas Kervin is a phenomenal columnist and a positive role model for Indigenous youth.

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

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Wounded Warrior Run 2018 leaves Port Hardy
MMIW Memorial March in Port Hardy
Tri-Port Midget Wild vs. Cowichan Valley Capitals
Highway 19 Vehicle Fire

B.C. VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC

Car insurance ‘dumpster fire’ mainly lawyer fees, neglected serious injuries

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

Tyson’s Thoughts: rapid fire

‘No time for introductions this week, let’s get down to business.’

A Brush with Henschel: After the storm

“After the Storm” was painted using Nimpkish Lake as a background.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

Port Hardy readies cannabis policy – will it be enough?

‘Opening a local dispensary will have all sorts of unforeseen socio-economic impacts.’

Tyson’s Thoughts: I got promoted

‘Growing up in Port Hardy, I always wanted to work for the North Island Gazette.’

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

A Brush with Henschel: Second beach

“The road to Cape Scott leads off the main highway just before entering Port Hardy.”

Tyson’s Thoughts: North Island’s 2017-2018 minor hockey season was a blast

This was my third season getting to cover minor hockey on the North Island.

B.C. VIEWS: LNG won’t bring John Horgan’s NDP down

Green leader Andrew Weaver’s Donald Trump-like Twitter tirade is just for show

Kervin’s Corner: Our region’s communities heavily rely on the forestry sector — Let’s not change that for now

“Any transition out of our forest-based economy would take years along with careful planning…”

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Facing reality of death, B.C. man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside Keven Drews won’t let him stop living