Editorials

Editorial: Adjust your tires and your habits

Editorial: Adjust your tires and your habits

Welcome to November. It was only last weekend that record high temperatures…

  • Nov 2, 2017
Editorial: Adjust your tires and your habits
EDITORIAL: When stopped by police, stay in your car

EDITORIAL: When stopped by police, stay in your car

We received some correspondence recently from a reader concerned about his treatment…

  • Oct 31, 2017
EDITORIAL: When stopped by police, stay in your car
EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada mourns the loss of an icon

EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada mourns the loss of an icon

So many of us will mourn the Tragically Hip’s singer and songwriter

EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada mourns the loss of an icon
EDITORIAL: The evolution of the community newspaper

EDITORIAL: The evolution of the community newspaper

As our online followers will attest to, there have been a lot…

  • Sep 14, 2017
EDITORIAL: The evolution of the community newspaper
B.C. Ferries vehicle traffic lines up along Stewart Avenue this past weekend. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin)

Editorial: Ferry lineups harm tourism

Friday and Sunday lineups seem to be forming earlier and extending later

B.C. Ferries vehicle traffic lines up along Stewart Avenue this past weekend. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin)
Editorial: Diversity is strength

Editorial: Diversity is strength

This week is Pride Week in Courtenay, and considering the state of…

  • Aug 23, 2017
Editorial: Diversity is strength
HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO

Gazette History Minute: Archives aid family in searching Alert Bay for deceased relative

The Davisons wanted to know more about their relative and the place he lived.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO
Tyson’s Thoughts: Queen of the North Memories

Tyson’s Thoughts: Queen of the North Memories

Gazette Editor Tyson Whitney reflects on his summer spent working on the Queen of the North.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Queen of the North Memories
Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’
Great Gardens: What Canadian Gardeners can learn from the Brits
Great Gardens: What Canadian Gardeners can learn from the Brits
Tyson’s Thoughts: The Great Donut Caper

Tyson’s Thoughts: The Great Donut Caper

19 years ago, a box of Tim Horton’s donuts mysteriously disappeared.

Tyson’s Thoughts: The Great Donut Caper

Water safety always in season

With the first long weekend of the summer upon us, boating season…

  • May 17, 2017
Illegal dumping associated to costs? Say it isn’t so!

Illegal dumping associated to costs? Say it isn’t so!

We have come under fire for a recent Under the Glacier cartoon…

  • May 16, 2017
Illegal dumping associated to costs? Say it isn’t so!
The only wasted vote is a vote not cast

The only wasted vote is a vote not cast

As we head to the polls May 9, there is only one…

  • May 8, 2017
The only wasted vote is a vote not cast
EDITORIAL: Clark out of touch

EDITORIAL: Clark out of touch

One has to question why the premier was receiving a financial boost from her party

  • Mar 24, 2017
EDITORIAL: Clark out of touch

Lowest common denominator deadly on climate change

We must not follow the U.S. in a race to the bottom

  • Mar 21, 2017

Editorial: Tragedy a sombre reminder for all

Tragedy rocked our community over the weekend, when a kayaking excursion went…

  • Dec 20, 2016