Columnists

Tyson’s Thoughts: It’s my three-year anniversary!

Want some statistics from my time here at The North Island Gazette? Here you go.

Kervin’s Corner: Don’t shoot the messenger for exposing prejudice public comments

Reporters can’t control what is said at a public hearing, but they certainly have to report on it.

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

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Port Alice trailer fire
North Island Bantam Eagles are ready for provincials
North Island Bantam Eagles vs. Powell River Kings - Dec. 16 2018
North Island female minor hockey Jamboree a big success story

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Kervin’s Corner: Derelict buildings are ruining Port Hardy’s image

It’s negatively affecting homeowners, local business owners, and the overall impression of our town.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

A Brush with Henschel: Coast range

“The area just to the north of Telegraph Cove has become my backyard”

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

Kervin’s Corner: Indigenous people historically enlisted, but little recognized

50 decorations were awarded to Indigenous soldiers for sniping and scouting capabilities in WWI.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Hank Bood’s legacy on the North Island

What do you think, faithful readers? How will Hank Bood be remembered here in the North Island?

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Tyson’s Thoughts: Stop the election I want to get off

What do you think about the election results? Are you happy with the communities’ choices?

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

North Island local elections’ home stretch – let’s remember to vote, no matter what

“It’s just as much about picking a candidate than it is about exercising our right.”

Tyson’s Thoughts: It’s finally legal!

I might just go peruse a legal cannabis shop or two once they start to pop up around Port Hardy.

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority