Editorials

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

It started harmlessly enough, with pulling a few weeds, and then it just grew

A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Opinion: Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

  • Apr 10, 2020

Updated: COVID-19 Business Support

Wage Subsidy: A Dual System

  • Apr 6, 2020

Social distancing is critical, says South Okanagan-West Kootenay MLA

MLA offices closed: Email at Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca or call 250-365-2792 (Castlegar) for info

  • Mar 23, 2020

MP Richard Cannings: COVID-19

From the Hill with MP Richard Cannings

  • Mar 18, 2020

‘I couldn’t leave without saying goodbye and thank you’

“But this isn’t an ending really, just the start of a new chapter.”

  • Jan 31, 2020
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Is researched, reasoned journalism the next endangered species?

#Newspapersmatter now more than ever: “In print that privacy is yours to keep”

  • Oct 11, 2019

Editorial: Saving the planet not a partisan issue

Climate change ads aren’t partisan

  • Aug 30, 2019

Canada’s forest industry facing serious challenges

What can the federal government do to help the forest industry?

  • Jan 9, 2019

Small things can play a big role in stemming crime

“Do little things around your home and neighborhood to prevent crime opportunities.”

Newspapers still matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is celebrated the first week of October

  • Oct 5, 2018

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

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

Okanagan-Boundary spirit remains strong in wake of flooding

Last weekend, Cannings visited some of the hardest hit areas

  • May 17, 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