Editorials

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The Editor’s Desk: Coronavirus classic cinema

Some familiar films would look a lot different if they’d been made during a time of COVID-19

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

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

(Nature Conservancy of Canada)

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
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Updated: COVID-19 Business Support

Updated: COVID-19 Business Support

Wage Subsidy: A Dual System

  • Apr 6, 2020
Updated: COVID-19 Business Support
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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
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MP Richard Cannings is in self-isolation after attending a Toronto mining conference with 25,000 others. (File)

MP Richard Cannings: COVID-19

From the Hill with MP Richard Cannings

  • Mar 18, 2020
MP Richard Cannings is in self-isolation after attending a Toronto mining conference with 25,000 others. (File)
After 30 years at the Trail Times, Editor Guy Bertrand officially retires Jan. 30. (Trail Times file photo)

‘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
After 30 years at the Trail Times, Editor Guy Bertrand officially retires Jan. 30. (Trail Times file photo)
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash)

Is researched, reasoned journalism the next endangered species?

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

  • Oct 11, 2019
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash)
Editorial: Saving the planet not a partisan issue

Editorial: Saving the planet not a partisan issue

Climate change ads aren’t partisan

  • Aug 30, 2019
Editorial: Saving the planet not a partisan issue
Canada’s forest industry facing serious challenges

Canada’s forest industry facing serious challenges

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

  • Jan 9, 2019
Canada’s forest industry facing serious challenges
“And the more eyes out there the better,” Bertrand writes. “Do little things around your home and neighborhood to prevent crime opportunities.”

Small things can play a big role in stemming crime

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

“And the more eyes out there the better,” Bertrand writes. “Do little things around your home and neighborhood to prevent crime opportunities.”
National Newspaper Week

Newspapers still matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is celebrated the first week of October

  • Oct 5, 2018
National Newspaper Week
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

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

  • Jun 19, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)
Richard Cannings is the MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay.

Okanagan-Boundary spirit remains strong in wake of flooding

Last weekend, Cannings visited some of the hardest hit areas

  • May 17, 2018
Richard Cannings is the MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay.