Editorials

Volunteer! You won’t regret it.

Volunteer! You won’t regret it.

It’s a great way to keep busy

  • Feb 9, 2020
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7. (Wiki Commons)

EDITORIAL: Is researched, reasoned journalism the next endangered species?

#Newspapersmatter now more than ever: “In print that privacy is yours to keep”

  • Oct 8, 2019
Hunting is being privatized at the expense of B.C. residents

Hunting is being privatized at the expense of B.C. residents

Resident hunter opportunities are being chiselled away

Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example

Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example

Christian advocacy group ARPA’s director says Cullen always had time for people he disagreed with.

  • Mar 13, 2019
Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example
Industry, government signing agreements with wrong chiefs

Industry, government signing agreements with wrong chiefs

Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition director reminds of hereditary chiefs’ authority.

  • Sep 26, 2018
Industry, government signing agreements with wrong chiefs
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
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B.C. records 834 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travel
Trudeau says leading vaccine candidates are under scrutiny
Pandemic needs to be crushed before real economic recovery begins: Freeland
B.C. announces 46 deaths over three days
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
The Kitimat Rental Market – Ready? Set. Go!

The Kitimat Rental Market – Ready? Set. Go!

Keeping up with the demand for rental properties is becoming more challenging by the day.

  • Jun 29, 2018
The Kitimat Rental Market – Ready? Set. Go!
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature
Justin the juggernaut keeps on coming

Justin the juggernaut keeps on coming

“I actually find your line of questioning to be offensive.”

  • Apr 15, 2018
Justin the juggernaut keeps on coming
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

People have long misunderstood who pays for news, and how.

  • Apr 15, 2018
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you
You don’t have to barter personal goods and services for chicken delivery.

You don’t have to barter personal goods and services for chicken delivery.

I found a local place where the chicken is what I like to call ‘ridiculous delicious’.

  • Apr 15, 2018
You don’t have to barter personal goods and services for chicken delivery.
Good tenant, bad tenant

Good tenant, bad tenant

Bad Tenant will cost you a lot of time and stress and may even cost you a lot of money.

  • Mar 18, 2018
Good tenant, bad tenant
Outlook for summer - sunny days, robins and a positive FID decision

Outlook for summer – sunny days, robins and a positive FID decision

That said, there is predictably a but, actually two buts.

  • Mar 18, 2018
Outlook for summer - sunny days, robins and a positive FID decision
Could the U.S.-Canadian border be good for peace in Ireland?

Could the U.S.-Canadian border be good for peace in Ireland?

It’s the same with Canada, the U.S. and Mexico seeking a renewed North American Free Trade agreement

  • Mar 18, 2018
Could the U.S.-Canadian border be good for peace in Ireland?