Editorials

Newspaper readership is no urban legend

Study by News Media Canada shows 88 per cent of millenials read newspaper weekly

  • Jul 10, 2019

River safety 101

Get your kids trained on river safety heading into summer adventures

Permission to live

The freedom of choice in medically assisted death

The Swedish model – A tall order?

An op-ed from former publisher of the Pioneer

  • Oct 25, 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

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Trudeau on Trans Mountain and climate action
Documents shed light on seniors poverty figures used by federal Liberals
Money Monitor: Summer travel deals require flexibility
Study says rents in most cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners

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

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

Speculation tax misses mark

Speculation tax not ideal, but better than doing nothing while locals struggle to find housing

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

Toxic stink from premier’s battle

Horgan and Notley making a mess that causes problems in our Valley

No happy ending for Sunchaser

Years of legal battles between timeshare owners and company

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

Freedom of expression

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  • Nov 2, 2017

Shooting for sport abhorrent act

Sport hunters in the Valley should be ashamed