Editorials

Editorial: Get out of jail free cards looming?

The July 23 sentencing of Kenneth Jacob Fenton in a Duncan courthouse…

  • Aug 5, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Bringing suicide into the light, before it happens

Recent public incidents a reminder for all of us to reach out when people are troubled

  • Jul 12, 2018
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Public’s voice muted on fishing

If we want to have chinook salmon and killer whales around for…

  • Jul 10, 2018

Editorial: Please leave wildlife alone

Don’t feed deer. Leave the moulting elephant seal alone. Watch seal pups…

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: Lots to celebrate

Despite problems, Canada is still pretty cool

  • Jun 30, 2018

Editorial: Preparing our youth

Each of these graduates has a choice of futures open to them

  • Jun 29, 2018

Saanich, Victoria need clarity in wording of referendum question

Historic meeting of two councils on referendum question for amalgamation

  • Jun 28, 2018

Hey Saanich, get real with pot

The approach of Saanich towards the pending legalization of recreational cannabis appears…

  • Jun 27, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

Editorial: Use your head, butt it out

Summer burst into its full glory this week on the West Shore.…

EDITORIAL: Images of suffering children reflect new American reality

They’re sounds and images that could melt the coldest of hearts. But…

  • Jun 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: Blood donation a gift, but more so in summer

Canadian Blood Services calling for donors during traditionally quieter vacation season

  • Jun 17, 2018

Editorial: Mobile clinic a new approach to healthcare

“I don’t have a family doctor,” is an all too familiar phrase…

Editorial: BC SPCA’s horse and carriage recommendations seem extreme

Other options available rather than a blanket removal from Inner Harbour areas

  • Jun 9, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Enforcement the key to affecting change

Tenants will play a key role in making newly enacted renter protections work as intended

  • Jun 3, 2018

Editorial: Malahat crash makes argument for rail refurbishment

It’s not the first time this has happened

  • Jun 2, 2018

Editorial: B.C. weather the new normal

This may be the new spring weather

  • May 27, 2018