Compromise solution for Harbour View Lands

Submitted to the Alberni Valley News this morning: Dear Editor, There is a simple solution to the Harbourview Lands question.  The treed “park” area which has stood the same for most of the past 100 years (if not much longer) and has an active eagle’s nest right now, is only one portion of the area […]

Re-assessing my screen time after turning off notifications and #resistfacebook

Back in November I wrote a blog about discovering the “screen time” monitoring and managing service that Apple provides on its devices. I knew I was in front of a device screen (and this doesn’t count laptop time at work or home) a lot but it was still amazing to see just how much. That […]

My BC Property Assessment in Port Alberni – 20%, 28%, 13%. Property Taxes… Not so much.

We have seen a slight cooling off, but still pretty stunning rises in Property Assessment this New Years Day of 2019 in Port Alberni! Here’s a post about what that has actually meant for my home in the taxes I paid in the past 4 years. Here’s what my Assessment says this morning (3854 6th […]