Editorials

EDITORIAL: Halloween is coming, so be scared, but be safe

Parents and motorists have a huge responsibility on Halloween night

Plan your escape fire doesn’t wait

‘Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere’

  • Oct 13, 2018

EDITORIAL: Thank you for supporting Canada’s newspapers

Community newspapers chronicle lives of friend and neighbours

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

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Christmas present from 1971 finally opened
Beams of light honour victims on Polytechnique anniversary
Mulroney fights tears in tribute to Bush
NHL approves Seattle expansion

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

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

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

  • Jun 19, 2018

Journalism is struggling in a digital age

There are more ways than ever to get news; but who pays for it?

  • Jun 19, 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: 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

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

The Editor’s Desk: When rumours start flying, consider the source

There was a flurry of rumour, speculation, and misinformation during and after the fire.

  • Jul 20, 2017

History is all around us

This area abounds in history, and it isn't hard to find anywhere you go.