Editorials

EDITORIAL: Every day is Canada Day

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

  • Jul 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Preparing our youths

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

  • Jul 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

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Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: A slow repair process

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

  • Jun 24, 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 15, 2018

EDITORIAL: Reducing plastic waste

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

  • Jun 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 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 25, 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 16, 2018

EDITORIAL: Preparing for extremes

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

  • May 12, 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

EDITORIAL: Considering land exchanges

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

  • May 2, 2018

EDITORIAL: An interprovincial pipeline dispute

This is not the first time Alberta and British Columbia have been at odds over the pipeline project

  • Apr 25, 2018

Tragedy hits home

AT RANDOM: Humboldt crash prompts sports editor Kevin Mitchell to reflect on his time on the road

EDITORIAL: Preparing for flooding

A mudslide in Garnett Valley on Friday is cause for concern

  • Apr 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Debating budget items

A proposed skatepark in Summerland has generated considerable controversy in the community

  • Apr 2, 2018

Editorial: Unplug during Earth Hour, or at any time

Earth Hour is today (Saturday, March 24) from 8:30-9:30 p.m.