Editorials

EDITORIAL: Texas floods a wake-up call

The flooding devastating most of southern Texas in the wake of tropical storm Harvey …

  • Sep 7, 2017

OUR VIEW: Be cautious as kids return to school

With many of us trying to make the most of the dwindling…

  • Aug 31, 2017

OUR VIEW: Texas floods a wakeup call for all

The flooding devastating most of southern Texas in the wake of tropical…

  • Aug 29, 2017
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Keeping their heads up

Support for derelict vessel clean-up a no-brainer

This should be a no-brainer for our local councils. MP Sheila Malcolmson…

  • Aug 25, 2017

OUR VIEW: Minimum wage debate returns

Few topics are as controversial right now in Canada as raising the…

  • Aug 22, 2017

Gazette History Minute: Archives aid family in searching Alert Bay for deceased relative

The Davisons wanted to know more about their relative and the place he lived.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Queen of the North Memories

Gazette Editor Tyson Whitney reflects on his summer spent working on the Queen of the North.

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

OUR VIEW: Fill plates, not landfills

Redistributing food that would usually be thrown away ­— following the inspiration…

  • Aug 15, 2017

Tyson’s Thoughts: The Great Donut Caper

19 years ago, a box of Tim Horton’s donuts mysteriously disappeared.

OUR VIEW: B.C. government will need to be balanced

There’s every reason why we can expect even debate and strong voices arguing all sides

  • Aug 10, 2017

OUR VIEW: BC Ferries’ reservation system needs a revamp

It’s time for BC Ferries to come clean about its ‘reservation’ system…

  • Aug 8, 2017

B.C. government will need to be balanced

It took longer than British Columbians were anticipating, but a provincial government…

  • Jul 25, 2017

OUR VIEW: It takes a special kind of person to fight fires

When a fire starts in the forest, or in a home, most…

  • Jul 20, 2017

OUR VIEW: Wildfires blatent disregard deserves harsher punishment

Is it time to bring in harsher punishments for starting a wildfire…

  • Jul 18, 2017

OUR VIEW: Canadians rally for wildfire victims

It’s encouraging to see the province – and nation – come together for the thousands affected

  • Jul 13, 2017

OUR VIEW: Canadian is Canadian, even when the circumstances are distasteful

When you’re Canadian, you’re Canadian. Period.

  • Jul 11, 2017

OUR VIEW: Stay safe from the dangers of summer

Summer’s here. Time to relax, have fun, try new things, enjoy the…

  • Jul 6, 2017

Editorial: Moving forward as minority

It’s been a suspenseful and dramatic couple of months in provincial politics.