Editorials

OUR VIEW: Smokey the Bear has it right

We’re definitely into a weather pattern already where we can no longer…

  • Jun 7, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

OUR VIEW: Three choices? Or is it four?

B.C. residents will have three choices for electoral reform in a November…

  • Jun 5, 2018
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OUR VIEW: B.C. weather may be the new normal

Even if you fall into the camp that refuses to accept the…

  • May 31, 2018

OUR VIEW: The federal Liberals – using your tax dollars to bend you to their will

So, the federal Liberals are going to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline…

  • May 29, 2018

Need to try something new in the drug crisis

The BC Coroner Service released the number of drug deaths in March…

  • May 17, 2018

OUR VIEW: Get involved this election

Mayor Andy Adams’ announcement of his intention to run for a second…

  • May 15, 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

OUR VIEW: Making Campbell River’s streets safe

The City of Campbell River’s Safer Downtown plan was unveiled last week…

Editorial: Mental health and attacks

A tragic incident in Toronto last week saw 10 people killed and…

  • May 1, 2018

OUR VIEW: Scammers out in force in 2018 tax season

Every year around this time (and indeed, increasingly, throughout the year), we…

  • Apr 19, 2018

OUR VIEW: Hello, Mr. Trudeau, a little leadership here

Well, British Columbia and Alberta are in a full blown war of…

  • Apr 17, 2018

Our lives all changed on a prairie road

Hockey grounds Canadians like no other sport in the world. We come…

  • Apr 12, 2018

B.C. Premier John Horgan’s Kinder Morgan stance is either brilliant, stupid or cynical

The more and more ballistic the hyperbole from Alberta and other Kinder…

  • Apr 10, 2018

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

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