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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”

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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

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