Columnists

Port McNeill in Focus: Food insecurity in Port McNeill a growing concern

“Lack of local food production also means we have little control over our own fate”

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

Kervin’s Corner: North Island Gazette hires new reporter

“I’ve lived in Port Hardy my whole life, so the North Island is nothing new to me.”

  • Sep 6, 2018
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COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

Kervin’s Corner: Mayor’s motion for 5.88 per cent remuneration increase is a reasonable request

For taxpayer’s it translates to 0.21% of the total 4% increase in property tax this year.

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

Port McNeill in Focus: Is the compensation enough for you to take the plunge into local politics?

“Silly season is upon us, political junkies know the municipal election is coming Oct. 20”

A Brush with Henschel: Summer on the marble

“It was a lovely afternoon, painting in the company of three gracious ladies”

  • Aug 24, 2018

Fishin’ Corner: Return of the sockeye

“I can say that the sockeye fishing has been hot some days and cold others.”

Tara’s Tee Box: Target, commit, and go

“You only need to commit to your choices and where you want the ball to go.”

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

A Brush with Henschel: Harbour Glow

Harbour Glow is another attempt to capture one of the moods this beautiful environment has to offer.

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

Fishin’ Corner: Slack tides are best when hunting the mighty flat fish

“Please be polite and professional to our DFO staff as they are only doing their jobs.”

Tara’s Tee Box: What do Women Want in their golf game?

“We hope to see more women out at Seven Hills this summer.”

Port McNeill in Focus: Council has been kicking around the future of the Old School building for far too long

“It’s hard to have an informed “conversation” when you can’t access the relevant information.”

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018