Editorials

Congratulations to the Campbell River Storm

Congratulations to the Campbell River Storm for winning their 10th Vancouver Island…

EDITORIAL: Beware the politician’s promise

If there was previously any doubt, British Columbians have certainly now found…

  • Mar 9, 2018

OUR VIEW: Be kind to each other

Feb. 28 is Anti-Bullying Day (a.k.a. Pink T-Shirt Day) in Canada. The…

  • Feb 27, 2018
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Keeping their heads up

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 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: Looking back on 2017

It was a year filled with disasters, but also with the strength of people and community

  • Dec 28, 2017

Editorial: The question should be simple

A vote on proportional representation shouldn’t be complicated

  • Dec 1, 2017

OUR VIEW: Don’t let boo! become boo-hoo

While we’re all busy watching out for terrifying confrontations with Freddy Krueger,…

  • Oct 26, 2017

OUR VIEW: Discarded needles the tip of the opioid crisis

Five years ago, most people would have scoffed at the idea of needing a group to pick up needles

  • Oct 24, 2017

OUR VIEW: Time to focus on seasonal safety

The sky isn’t falling, but there’s plenty falling from it these days.…

  • Oct 19, 2017

OUR VIEW: Two words that tell us there are predators among us

Me too. Two simple words that have had such resonance over the…

  • Oct 17, 2017

OUR VIEW: NDP leadership reaction disappointing

To those who want non-Sikh politicians, we ask: what religion – or sect – they want them to be

  • Oct 12, 2017

Editorial: Time to bring back civility to our civilization

Most of the harassment is, unsurprisingly, taking place online.

  • Oct 5, 2017

OUR VIEW: Armed attack in Vegas strikes close to home

Residents of Vancouver Island, like those around North America and beyond, were…

  • Oct 3, 2017

OUR VIEW: Being vigilant in going for screenings can save lives

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up in October, it is a…

  • Sep 28, 2017

OUR VIEW: Cost of living struggle not getting any easier

If you get the feeling your rising wages over the last decade…

  • Sep 26, 2017

OUR VIEW: Deadly Mexico quake a warning

As this is being written, the death toll stands at more than 200.

  • Sep 21, 2017

OUR VIEW: Schools hiding the truth

Vague provincial assessments do not help students prepare for the real world

  • Sep 19, 2017

OUR VIEW: Terry’s spirit lives on

Nearly four decades after his death, Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope is…

  • Sep 14, 2017

OUR VIEW: Social media crackdown out of touch

Try to stuff the genie back in the bottle

  • Sep 12, 2017