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
Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

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