Evolution of the Federal riding in Port Alberni since 1896.

Wow, that’s a lot of data. On January 30, I stumbled across an amazing and new resource called election-atlas.ca. It has compiled, through maps, the results of every Canadian federal and provincial election since Canada was a country! Amazing! In this blog you will find a story of the riding that has included Port Alberni […]

To the Editor: RE: Relocating Port Alberni’s public works yard ‘below low priority’

Dear Editor, (The letter was sent on January 29, 2020. It has not been published yet) I normally agree heartily with Mr Jardin’s letters so it is with some surprise that I felt compelled to write today regarding the need to relocate the City’s works yard. (T. Lyman Jardin: “Relocating Port Alberni’s public works yard […]

In Memory of Keith

I found out yesterday about the passing of Keith Hunter. He suffered from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). In the growing span of my own lifetime, I only knew him for a short time, but his impact on me, and on this community, was significant. I will cherish the many many conversations we had and […]