Editorials

A Brush with Henschel: Down to the lake

This painting is a product of that propensity for wild places.

Op-Ed: Salmon farming in B.C. – that was then, this is now

Many local entrepreneurs along B.C.’s coast showed interest in salmon farming in the 1980s.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Editorial: A sad day for journalism

You don’t know what you got till it’s gone

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Kervin’s Corner: Indigenous First Nations Protests Against Fish Farms Might Not Be Unanimous

This is just to say that we can’t simply assume all First Nations are against it.

A Brush with Henschel: First Ice

This painting was done from sketches in the high country where the trees were still brilliant.

A Brush with Henschel: The Nimpkish at Lookout Mountain

I did a sketch of this scene and painted a finished watercolour from it just lately.

Debate on Vancouver Island’s old growth forests must be based on facts, not emotions

The difficulty with any conversation about old growth forests begins with the definition.

Op-Ed: Let’s have the hard conversations about forests on Vancouver Island

The vast majority of Vancouver Island’s original forest has been logged.

Letter to the Editor: We live off the backs of those who go before us

“It makes me angry hearing school board employees selling insurance.”

Our View: Fish farm issues are a big deal

Whatever side of the fence you fall on, fish farms are an important issue that need to be discussed.

A Brush with Henschel: A last blaze of colour

In autumn, the predominant colour varies all the way from a light lemon yellow to a rusty orange.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Here’s some context for you

I still believe what I wrote on North Island local government pay stands up on its own merit.

Letter to the Editor: RDMC Chair has contrasting view to recent editorial

“We simply do not and cannot make decisions behind closed doors.”

Great Gardens: How to be a Successful Gardener

Want to become a successful gardener? Learn to think like a plant.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Seven Hills Memories

To this day, I still smash my driver like it’s a baseball bat to show that I can outdrive my brother.

Kervin’s Corner: Highway Hoopla

The Massey Tunnel and the proposed replacement project was squashed by the NDP government.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Facta non verba

Gazette readers are aware of the amount of work local government does for the North Island.

Letter to the Editor: RDMW chair fires back

“I do not know a single elected official on the North Island doing what they do for the cheque.”

Tyson’s Thoughts: Writing about writing?

Sometimes writing can be like pulling teeth.