Columnists

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.

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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.”

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

Kervin’s Corner: It’s municipal election time, so let’s talk local issues

“It’s a drawn out, old adage that politics is a game of popularity.”

Tyson’s Thoughts: Feel free to rake Koel over the coals

If anyone deserves to have a column on local issues going on in and around Port McNeill, it’s Derek.

A Brush with Henschel: Lakeside Bouquet

“This spot, above Nimpkish Lake was a painter’s dream”

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

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018