Publication: Parksville Qualicum News

First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

COLUMN: Rail safety should always come first

The final report of the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) into the Lac-Mégantic rail tragedy, which killed 47 residents of the quiet Quebec town last July, is a damning indictment of both Transport Canada and the poorly-run Montreal, Maine and Atlantic ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 19 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Hergott: It’s just plain stupid not to wear your seatbelt

T here is no dispute: Seatbelts save lives. Statistics clearly show that car crash deaths go down as seatbelt use goes up.I buckle up every time I am behind the wheel and insist that everyone else in my vehicle do the same. I preach to taxi drivers who ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Exercise relative degree of caution

It used to be that one didn’t venture alone down a suspiciously dark alley for fear of being mugged. Technology, of course, has long since brought robbers to our doorsteps, via telephones and computers.Judging by recent complaints from Peace Arch News ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Fletcher greatly confused with ‘great leap forward’ column

Dear editor:Re: Farm changes a great leap forward column.Tom Fletcher is confused about the Ministry of Agriculture’s consultation, which features a public survey. He mistakenly says it shows that changes in last spring’s ALR bill “have little or nothing ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

HAVE YOUR SAY: August 21

As to the question, “Who is responsible for the roads in Cumberland?” Everyone who lives in Cumberland, who pays taxes. When the taxpaying citizens will not or cannot pay more in property taxes, council and staff have to work within the budget.   So if ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

STARGAZING:A trip to the moon

In 1969 we landed on the Moon. There were a few more expeditions, but it all stopped in the 1970's. Now there is a lot of discussion about going back to the Moon.We have learned a lot about our nearest alien world, but there is still a lot we don't know, ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Welfare

NOT even Canadian banks, long regarded as safe harbour in stormy financial seas, seem immune to jittery high level anxiety.Just last week international financial ratings agency Standards and Poor downgraded the longer term outlook for Canada’s biggest ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Port Alberni woman killed in collision on Highway 19 near Parksville

A 35 year-old Port Alberni woman is dead after she was hit by a northbound tractor trailer unit on Highway 19 Monday afternoon.Central Vancouver Island Traffic Services (CVITS) RCMP Cpl. Mike Elston said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

COLUMN: Characters abound in the New Westminster Twitterverse

— image credit:New Westers like to gather, and they love to chat.And Twitter is no exception.If you seek out the #NewWest hashtag—which is how conversations are organized by topic—you'll hear people chatting about all the goings on around town. Restaurants ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: More the merrier

One thing we know for certain is that Nelson council will have a new look come the next civic election.Three councillors have confirmed they will not seek re-election and while voters won’t go to the polls until November, there are already two non-incumbents ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Clark: Kelowna's reputation expanding beyond the growing season

One of the privileges of being Premier is traveling the length and breadth of British Columbia.Aside from meeting great people and taking in the splendour of our province, it gives me an opportunity to learn how people in each region of B.C. perceive ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

OUR VIEW: Good reason to be cautious about impact on Beaver Lodge Lands

A proposal to develop a mountain bike park in Campbell River is positive and worthwhile project for the community to pursue. Anything that encourages healthy activity involving young people (and old, as well) is win-win for everybody.Wendy Ravi and Beth ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

Elston said "efforts to revive her at the scene (by witnesses and B C Ambulance personnel) were extensive and it was determined transportation (to hospital) would not do any good."
And corny: "Something just fell on my head. Fowl play is suspected #hilarious."

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Hergott: It’s just plain stupid not to wear you... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 4 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Exercise relative degree of caution [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 14 hours ago]
STARGAZING:A trip to the moon [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 18 hours ago]
HAVE YOUR SAY: August 21 [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 18 hours ago]
Fletcher greatly confused with ‘great leap forw... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 18 hours ago]
COLUMN: Rail safety should always come first [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 19 hours ago]
Lana Popham: ALR consultation a botched process [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 22 hours ago]
Welfare [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 22 hours ago]
Port Alberni woman killed in collision on Highw... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 20 2014]
COLUMN: Characters abound in the New Westminste... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 20 2014]
EDITORIAL: More the merrier [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 20 2014]
Clark: Kelowna's reputation expanding beyond th... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 19 2014]
Latimer: Mental illness comes out of the shadows [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Aug 19 2014]
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