Poll

Tofino is considering new restrictions around beach fires. (Westerly News file photo)

POLL QUESTION: Do you support a portable beach fire pit mandate in Tofino?

Tofino is considering new restrictions around beach fires.

  • Feb 28, 2021
Tofino is considering new restrictions around beach fires. (Westerly News file photo)
Ucluelet locals Sophia Lounsbury and Charlotte Norman had a blast sliding through the snow at Tugwell Fields during Saturday’s rare winter wonderland on the West Coast. (Andrew Bailey photo)

POLL QUESTION: Did you enjoy the rare snowfall in Tofino-Ucluelet?

The West Coast transformed into a winter wonderland last weekend.

  • Feb 21, 2021
Ucluelet locals Sophia Lounsbury and Charlotte Norman had a blast sliding through the snow at Tugwell Fields during Saturday’s rare winter wonderland on the West Coast. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Businesses continue to struggle under COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. (B.C. government)

POLL QUESTION: Have you supported a locally owned restaurant in the past month?

Have you supported a locally owned restaurant in the past month? READ…

  • Feb 14, 2021
Businesses continue to struggle under COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. (B.C. government)
Family Day is on Feb. 15. (Black Press file photo)

POLL QUESTION: Does your household plan to do something special for Family Day?

Does your household plan to do something special for Family Day on…

  • Feb 7, 2021
Family Day is on Feb. 15. (Black Press file photo)
(Tom Fletcher photo)

POLL QUESTION: Would you like to see B.C. close its border to inter-provincial travel?

Would you like to see B.C. close its border to inter-provincial travel?…

  • Jan 31, 2021
(Tom Fletcher photo)
A Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation guardian took this photo of dozens of vehicles parked along a forest service road in the Kennedy watershed. (Submitted photo)

POLL QUESTION: Would you like to see stricter enforcement towards illegal camping?

Would you like to see stricter enforcement towards illegal camping? READ MORE:…

  • Jan 24, 2021
A Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation guardian took this photo of dozens of vehicles parked along a forest service road in the Kennedy watershed. (Submitted photo)
(B.C. government)

POLL QUESTION: Would you report a neighbour in breach of COVID-19 regulations?

Would you report a neighbour in breach of COVID-19 regulations? READ MORE:…

  • Jan 15, 2021
(B.C. government)
Sisters Lily and Bryna Frost with mom Kelsey glide around Tofino’s new, outdoor synthetic ice rink. The District of Tofino is offering free public skates and lessons for the community until the end of January, 2021. To learn more about programs and COVID-19 safety procedures visit: <a href="http://tofino.ca/skatelot" target="_blank">tofino.ca/skatelot</a>. (Nora O’Malley photo)

POLL QUESTION: Have you skated on Tofino’s temporary synthetic rink?

Have you skated on Tofino’s temporary synthetic rink? READ MORE: Tofino aims…

  • Jan 8, 2021
Sisters Lily and Bryna Frost with mom Kelsey glide around Tofino’s new, outdoor synthetic ice rink. The District of Tofino is offering free public skates and lessons for the community until the end of January, 2021. To learn more about programs and COVID-19 safety procedures visit: <a href="http://tofino.ca/skatelot" target="_blank">tofino.ca/skatelot</a>. (Nora O’Malley photo)
New Year’s Fireworks for 2020 as seen from the Penticton Lakeside Resort. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

POLL QUESTION: Do you make New Year’s resolutions?

What are you hoping to achieve in 2021?

  • Jan 3, 2021
New Year’s Fireworks for 2020 as seen from the Penticton Lakeside Resort. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
A sign at the West Coast junction notifies commuters that closures are ahead. (Westerly file photo)

POLL QUESTION: Would you like to see a change in the Hwy. 4 construction closure schedule?

Would you like to see a change in the Hwy. 4 construction…

  • Dec 10, 2020
A sign at the West Coast junction notifies commuters that closures are ahead. (Westerly file photo)
A Ucluelet RCMP vessel lit up for the community's holiday sail past parade. (Westerly file photo)

POLL QUESTION: Have you put any Christmas decorations up at your home yet?

Have you put any Christmas decorations up at your home yet? READ…

  • Dec 6, 2020
A Ucluelet RCMP vessel lit up for the community's holiday sail past parade. (Westerly file photo)
Would you support cancelling all ferry traffic?

POLL QUESTION: Do you support a temporary ban on travel from the mainland to Vancouver Island?

Do you support a temporary ban on travel from the mainland to…

  • Nov 29, 2020
Would you support cancelling all ferry traffic?
Santa visits Tofino.

POLL QUESTION: Do you plan to buy more than half your holiday presents locally?

Do you plan to buy more than half your holiday presents locally?…

  • Nov 22, 2020
Santa visits Tofino.
Santa visits Ucluelet in 2018.

POLL QUESTION: Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

The holidays are coming up.

  • Nov 15, 2020
Santa visits Ucluelet in 2018.
Westerly file photo

POLL QUESTION: Would you like to see more childcare facilities operating in your community?

Would you like to see more childcare facilities operating in your community?…

  • Nov 7, 2020
Westerly file photo
The candidates for the Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding in the 2020 provincial election. Clockwise from top left: Rob Clarke, Graham Hughes, Evan Jolicoeur, Helen Poon and Josie Osborne. Osborne was declared the winner on Saturday night. (Photos submitted )

POLL QUESTION: Are you happy with the results of B.C.’s provincial election?

Josie Osborne of the BC NDP and Tofino’s now-former mayor won the Mid Island - Pacific Rim seat.

  • Oct 28, 2020
The candidates for the Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding in the 2020 provincial election. Clockwise from top left: Rob Clarke, Graham Hughes, Evan Jolicoeur, Helen Poon and Josie Osborne. Osborne was declared the winner on Saturday night. (Photos submitted )
Will you be dressing up this Halloween? (Elena Rardon photo)

POLL QUESTION: Are you planning to wear a costume this Halloween?

Will you be dressing up on Saturday, Oct. 31?

  • Oct 22, 2020
Will you be dressing up this Halloween? (Elena Rardon photo)
Advanced voting is underway at the Ucluelet Community Centre at 500 Matterson Drive and polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18 and Monday, Oct. 19. (Andrew Bailey photo)

POLL QUESTION: Have you decided who you will be voting for in Oct. 24’s provincial election?

Advance voting took place in Tofino and Ucluelet over the weekend.

  • Oct 18, 2020
Advanced voting is underway at the Ucluelet Community Centre at 500 Matterson Drive and polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18 and Monday, Oct. 19. (Andrew Bailey photo)
The remains of a beach fire at Mackenzie Beach in Tofino. (Westerly file photo)

POLL QUESTION: Do you support a beach fire ban in Tofino?

Tofino’s municipal council is expected to make a decision on Oct. 13.

  • Oct 11, 2020
The remains of a beach fire at Mackenzie Beach in Tofino. (Westerly file photo)
NANAIMO NEWS BULLETIN file photo

POLL QUESTION: Are you planning to hand out candy this Halloween?

Halloween falls on Saturday, Oct. 31.

  • Oct 4, 2020
NANAIMO NEWS BULLETIN file photo