Editorials

EDITORIAL: Newspapers do matter

Help us remind local businesses, advertisers and governments that newspaper journalism is critically important

  • Oct 5, 2018

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

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters

Chilliwack’s lakes and rivers offer a great place to cool off, but their beauty belies their danger

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
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Ross road shooting sends one to hospital by Air Ambulance with multiple gun shots
Ross road shooting sends one to hospital by Air Ambulance with multiple gun shots
Hallmark on the Lake remembers
Abbotsford Remembrance Day 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

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

  • Jun 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: SafePoint injection site is saving lives

Despite your personal take on Surrey’s controversial site, it’s hard to argue with results

  • Jun 12, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

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: 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: Speaking out for sexual identities

Both sides of SOGI debate for B.C. schools show signs of bravery, but not all are heroic

  • Apr 24, 2018

OUR VIEW: Vaisakhi cleanup puts pot partiers to shame

Half a million people attend parade in Surrey and in its wake, things are cleaned up within 10 hours

  • Apr 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Everyone has an opinion

Provincial and federal budgets were recently delivered

  • Mar 8, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: No easy answers for drug crisis

It’s way too early for governments and non-government organizations to relax

  • Feb 8, 2018

EDITORIAL: Giving blood is a precious, easy donation

Giving blood, if you’ve never done it, is easier than you think

  • Jan 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: No better time to start addressing dementia issue

Dementia is one of the country’s most pressing health issues

  • Jan 12, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

EDITORIAL: Share your warmth

Sending your spirit forth doesn’t mean necessarily getting it out there and volunteering for charity

  • Dec 22, 2017