Columnists

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
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North Island Local Hero Awards 2019
Sharon Hamlyn completes cancer awareness ride from Victoria to Port Hardy
North Island Bantam Eagles Tier 3 Championships highlight reel
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

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

Kervin’s Corner: Let’s talk about drunk and disorderly conduct in town

“Public intoxication is a controversial issue with many sides to it.”

A Brush with Henschel: UH – OH !

“When I am painting on or near one of these islets, there is a good view of many of these routes.”

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

Kervin’s Corner: Candidates Meeting should have more public questions

Many of the candidates were hard-pressed in answering the questions in a one-minute time frame.

Tyson’s Thoughts: It’s national newspaper week!

The North Island Gazette is where the stories officially start.

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

Am I the first local editor of the North Island Gazette?

“I’ve been here close to three years now and I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished for this company.”

Kervin’s Corner: Port Hardy mayoral race hinges on candidate’s intended use of tax dollars

The projected tax base is planned to raise at a steady rate for the next four years

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26, 2018

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

Fishin’ Corner: Stand up for your fishing rights

“Don’t give in to DFO and their quota bureaucracy that the fish belong to everyone.”