To the Editor: Cannabis facility latest reason why the City of Port Alberni should include the entire Alberni Valley.

Dear Editor, (not published) Two facts: First, pretty much everyone reading this will have “Port Alberni” at the end of their mailing address, and second, the most difficult issues communities face are often about how and where to use land. We saw a few weeks back at the Alberni Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) board, a […]

Storm proves it’s time for the City to take decisive action to protect our watershed.

What do you need to do? If you agree with this proposal and would like to see it made reality, please write to the AV News, Times Colonist, City Council, the ACRD, and the Province of British Columbia. I have contact information at the bottom of this page. To the Editor – I don’t want […]

Natural Gas “ban” in Vancouver and what Port Alberni is doing

Subtitle: “In defense of difficult, yet necessary, conversations and policy.” (Updated, see P.S. And P.P.S. At the bottom) I am about to say something controversial. (Big surprise right? :)). The City of Vancouver’s policy on 100% use of renewable energy by residents and business in the City and an 80% reduction in GHG emissions before 2050 […]