The First Shoe Drops – Port Alberni moves to sell off portions of park and forest land.

Final Update: I’ve updated my post about Taxes in Port Alberni readers here might be interested in it. If you want a more in depth look at why taxes are set the way they are, this classic post from 2016 might be worth a read. I am currently working on two new posts. One on …

The Railway beyond the Capital

Dear Editor, (Published in the Times Colonist May 4, 2021) I feel I must respond to the “Stop dreaming about returning trains to E&N corridor” in a very simple way.  The original railway did not only run from downtown Victoria to the wilds of Seven Mile Pub and Royal Roads. The Island Corridor was conceived …

BC Transit needs to Step up on the Island

Dear ACRD Board Chair and Directors, — This issue and letter was discussed at the February 10, ACRD Board Meeting. You can see it starting at 05:33 in the Youtube Video Below — I have written a followup correspondence here. https://youtu.be/3U_arZrRpzE?t=343 With the news of the Tofino Bus service suspension I hope it has become …