Editorials

EDITORIAL: On the ongoing hostage situation at the Castlegar airport

Tackling airport reliability a David-and-Goliath challenge for city

EDITORIAL: The People’s Party of Canada arrives in the Kootenays

‘The Conservative Party of Canada walked away from us,’ says organizer of Kootenay-Columbia and South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding associations

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: 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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EDITORIAL: All children created equal

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

  • 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

Editorial: Stop speeding and stunting on Columbia Avenue

The dramatic burnout, tailgate, speed move and subsequent pull over and impounding…

  • Apr 27, 2017

Editorial: Addiction facility great for community

Castlegar residents have been calling for help in dealing with the addiction problem, and this is a significant step in the right direction.

CARTOON: Notley pleads her case

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley focus of editorial cartoon

  • Dec 7, 2016

Editorial: Conscience of the City?

Editorial commentary looks at a dedicated follower of city council

  • Aug 21, 2014

Editorial: Resolution elusive for a hot issue

Taking a look at topic as tedious as a scorching hot parking lot

  • Jul 16, 2014

Editorial: Last one in’s a rotten Egg

Editorial comment weighs in in favour of cooling refreshment

  • Jul 10, 2014

Editorial: It’s great to be Canadian

Annual reflections and observances in regard to our National birthday

  • Jul 3, 2014