Editorials

Editorial: Low water levels on Vancouver Island worrying

This is the time of year when our lakes are usually filled to capacity and beyond

  • Mar 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: Housing is one of our basic needs

We all need food, clothing and shelter first

  • Mar 21, 2019

No real choice for Grade 7 Crofton and Chemainus students

Population excess naturally had to flow to Chemainus Secondary

No real choice for Grade 7 Crofton and Chemainus students

Population excess naturally had to flow to Chemainus Secondary

EDITORIAL: Doing away with disposable plastic is worth the effort

Isn’t mild inconvenience a reasonable price to pay?

  • Mar 6, 2019

Editorial: The facts speak for themselves: get vaccinated

People need to take a serious look at the effects of measles: loss of hearing, death

  • Feb 28, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Don’t look away when bullying is happening

In the digital age, cyberbullying is a click away

Editorial: British Columbians depending on affordability promises

Following last month’s campaigning, throne speech introduces coming initiatives

EDITORIAL: Winter weather poses a challenge

While Vancouver Island residents may have been basking in a mild January,…

  • Feb 15, 2019

Editorial: Looking back at windstorm helps us prepare for next time

BC Hydro says it was the most destructive storm in its history

  • Jan 20, 2019

Editorial: Federal byelection, if it happens, is no reason for voter fatigue

If indeed a byelection is called to choose a Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP, we might as well embrace it

Editorial: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

We favour options that offer regular alternatives, not just a crash bypass.

  • Jan 15, 2019

OUR VIEW: We all need to check our facts

Online commenting should be held to the same standard readers hold the media

  • Jan 12, 2019

EDITORIAL: Weather extremes becoming the norm

People helping each other out makes our communities strong

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 6, 2019

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: BC Hydro crews deserving of praise

Restoring power a mammoth job after massive wind storm

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