Editorials

EDITORIAL: The quest for tax relief

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is asking for cuts to help B.C. Interior residents

  • Aug 15th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

EDITORIAL: Responding to a fire season

The fires this year have served as a reminder to be prepared, since wildfires can affect us here

EDITORIAL: Controlling cat numbers

While cats do not know how to add, they can multiply

EDITORIAL: Coping with gas pains

Motorists are stunned as gasoline prices jumped suddenly

  • Jul 14th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Every day is Canada Day

Not all parts of the world enjoy the quality of life we have in Canada

  • Jul 4th, 2018
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Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island

EDITORIAL: Preparing our youths

Each of these graduates has a choice of futures open to them

  • Jul 4th, 2018

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 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: A slow repair process

Damage from the 2017 flooding has not yet been repaired in Summerland

  • Jun 24th, 2018

EDITORIAL: A reminder of an ongoing need

The food bank has launched its Christmas in June campaign to encourage donations during the summer

  • Jun 15th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Reducing plastic waste

Summerland students have suggested a ban on plastic bags in the community

  • Jun 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Examining energy alternatives

As fuel costs increase, alternative energy project will make more and more sense

Editorial: The new normal

This may be the new spring weather

  • May 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: A welcome and a hostile rant

The day after Summerland welcomed a refugee family, a video of a racist rant circulated online

  • May 16th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Preparing for extremes

Flooding and other extreme weather conditions have affected Summerland and the South Okanagan

  • May 12th, 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 10th, 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 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Considering land exchanges

A recommendation calls for an equivalent amount of land to be added to the ALR if land is removed

  • May 2nd, 2018