Opinion

EDITORIAL: Start of the silly season

Thoughts on the North Island race as the provincial election begins

  • Apr 11th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The excitement of springtime

Achievements, weather improving, new website — what’s not to like about the change in seasons here?

  • Apr 4th, 2017
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Wounded Warrior Run 2018 leaves Port Hardy
MMIW Memorial March in Port Hardy
Tri-Port Midget Wild vs. Cowichan Valley Capitals
Highway 19 Vehicle Fire

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  • Mar 30th, 2017

Is B.C. really burning? Not exactly

Columnist Tom Fletcher on the state of the B.C. fire season

‘Social justice’ as student indoctrination

The BCTF pushes “social justice,” which is portrayed by leftists as superior to plain old justice, in ways that are seldom defined

Community kindness

Thanks to honest citizens, resident gets return of valuables.

  • Jul 25th, 2013

Free trade in milk, eggs, even logs?

Columnist and legislative reporter for Black Press Tom Fletcher on logs

Quest to Find Love, Happiness

A Port Alice woman, Lauren Elliot's "Confessions of an Ex Hot Mess"

Vaudeville in Hardy

Vaudeville is coming to Port Hardy this April. The production will make its North Island debut on April 17 at Theatre Quadra Island.

Time for Teachers to Question Union

Columnist Tom Fletcher discusses BC schools and teachers

2012 predictions

The North Island Gazette's editorial cartoonist makes fearless predictions for 2012.

  • Jan 11th, 2012

Sorting out federal election issues

Columnist Tom Fletcher on upcoming federal election issues

EDITORIAL: Why is this PM getting so many free passes?

The North Island Gazette suggests the shiny veneer is coming off Justin Trudeau

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Clark resumes Campbell arrogance

Why have a month-long legislature session in the summer? To get the balanced budget through before real results emerge

Land Sales Leave Lingering Odour

Tom Fletcher discusses the recent sale of publicly-owned land by the BC Liberals.

Ottawa puts on pipeline push

The federal government has stepped up its sales pitch for new pipelines to the B.C. coast, and the stakes are high

Editorial cartoon

What's with the oil?
I'm acclimating myself to an oil-rich environment before Enbridge's pipeline arrives.

  • Jan 19th, 2012

Court system close to collapse

Drug dealers are walking free from clogged courts, while Ottawa gears up for more drug prosecutions.