Editorials

EDITORIAL: Consider how all promises come with a cost

During the election campaign examine how the various parties will fulfill their promises to voters

  • Oct 15, 2019

Be thankful for all that we should be thankful for

There’s a reason people all over the world celebrate the bounty we have available

  • Oct 14, 2019

Editorial: You’re there to vote, not selfie

In fact, taking a selfie while you’re voting is illegal under the Canada Elections Act

  • Oct 12, 2019

Editorial: Sober cyclist reminds us that addiction recovery is possible

Consider how much poorer all of us would be without Matthew Fee

  • Oct 10, 2019

EDITORIAL: Bear facts reveal humans a nuisance

People still not getting the message to keep garbage under wraps

  • Oct 2, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Community connections need to be maintained

Premier John Horgan has promised action on the road between Bamfield and Port Alberni

  • Sep 27, 2019

Editorial: Chemainus campground a case for use of discretion by ALC

It would be a different matter if the owners had bought a working, or even dormant farm

  • Sep 21, 2019

EDITORIAL: This is our election

It is up to the voting public to identify the issues in the upcoming federal election

  • Sep 19, 2019

Do surveys and referendums work for our democracy?

Direct democracy in the form of surveys and referendum is at odds with western liberal democracy

Editorial: Election fever lacking in Canada

Unlike our U.S. counterparts, things are low key so close to voting day

OUR VIEW: Here’s hoping election debate is tolerant and respectful

You now have (or had, since the writ dropped) 38 days to…

  • Sep 16, 2019

EDITORIAL: RCMP pay equity a no-brainer

Quite simply, some things are worth the price

  • Sep 12, 2019

EDITORIAL: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break

Young people get a rude introduction into adult life here in B.C. with high cost of living

  • Sep 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: Summer is a state of mind

Let’s maintain a little bit of summertime bliss

  • Sep 10, 2019

Editorial: Voting season about to begin, get yourself informed

Taking an active role in finding out what your vote signifies makes things better for all

  • Sep 3, 2019

EDITORIAL: Something just may happen in next 30 years for Island rail service

‘We’ll say it again… wake us up when something actually happens’

  • Sep 1, 2019

EDITORIAL: Where’s the time to match the crime?

Justice system failing good citizens with too much leniency for offenders

Editorial: Pumping over Cowichan weir a wake-up call on drought

Even after the pumps were installed, many thought it wouldn’t come to this

  • Aug 29, 2019

EDITORIAL: New rules a road block for ride sharing

Who knew B.C.’s taxi drivers had so much power?

  • Aug 22, 2019