Destroy (again) or Renew?

Dear Editor, (Sent to the AV News on May 20, 2022) I read with great interest your report from the Burde Street Ponds townhall. I regret I was unable to attend as I share the deep concern of the community. I am left with a question. In 2022, why are we still valuing and pursuing …

Port Alberni has a Big Role to Play

(This letter what sent to the AV News on April 5th, 2022) Dear Editor. Time has run out and now forestry must change very quickly.Please read these two statements from the UN report released on April 4. They show the problem, and the solution. ÔÇťAbout half of total net [agriculture, forestry and other land use] …

Port Alberni Needs Both a Path and a Pool

Dear Editor, (submitted Oct 20, 2021) Letter writers are correct when they say Port Alberni would benefit greatly from a new pool and community centre. Letters writers are also correct when they say the same about new pathways like the Connect the Quays project.  There hasn’t been a new pool built in Port Alberni for …