Port Alberni Blogs

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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 7 weeks ago
This is a column on etiquette and consideration for others that has little to do with safety, and everything to do with respect. I was asked to write on the subject of funeral processions by the...
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Sandy McRuer
- 3 years 8 weeks ago
Real Estate Survey The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board came out with a very interesting report came out recently. It is a survey of all the 2010 home buyers on Vancouver Island north of Victoria...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 8 weeks ago
I hope that an article about passing on the right might help at least some drivers understand the rules and help improve the driving community. I have made a point of keeping to the right side of the...
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Port Alberni Port Authority
- 3 years 9 weeks ago
The Holland America Line vessel, The Statendam, made a return call on Port Alberni Thursday, May 19th. Certainly the bright, warm sunshine of the day enhanced the experience. However, the earth’s...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 9 weeks ago
I was listening to the investigation of a driving complaint unfold the other day. A member of the public had complained about the way a business vehicle was being driven and the constable had asked...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 10 weeks ago
We all know that the law requires that we wear our seat belts when driving. The Motor Vehicle Act says in part "..wear the complete seat belt assembly in a properly adjusted and securely fastened...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 11 weeks ago
"Speed Kills!" is a popular road safety slogan that we hear often. It's pretty simplistic and when I look around me on the highway I am convinced that drivers either don't believe it or live in a...
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Winston Joseph
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
Folkfest Parade! This is your last day to take part in the parade. We thank Gillian Shearwater for all the time that she has put into getting this parade ready. It is a lot of work involved, and I...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
How much time do you have to look, decide and then execute a left turn in heavy traffic? Do you feel pushed by the drivers behind you into making that decision quickly? If you cannot "check your six...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 13 weeks ago
Cyclists are entitled to their share of the highway, just as motor vehicle drivers are. When they are overtaken by a motor vehicle, it is the driver's responsibility to pass the cyclist safely. It is...