Editorials

Editorial. (Lakes District News file photo)

What astronauts can teach you about distancing and stress

On Oct. 21, NASA astronaut, Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and…

Editorial. (Lakes District News

Being outside — a transformative experience all kids need

In the last two weeks of October, a large part of Canada…

  • Oct 21, 2020

Let us all try to relearn good manners

Don’t you just miss civility? You don’t have to keep saying “please”…

Empower ourselves and our sisters

When the news hit of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Associate Justice Ruth…

Make kindness your second nature

When I first moved to Burns Lake, almost anyone I met told…

  • Sep 30, 2020
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Language and lack of inclusivity — in the world of the Deaf

A world where everyone speaks one language, through hands

A need to celebrate the African health victory amidst the pandemic

With the year 2020 being nothing short of catastrophic especially in the…

  • Sep 2, 2020

Pandemic deaths — not just statistics or mere numbers

Last week I read that the US had passed the 180,000 deaths’…

When women in power are attacked, let’s take it personally

Women leaders, be it in politics or corporate settings, are increasingly being…

Will the last remaining Canadian ice shelf collapse wake us up about global warming?

Canadian Arctic has been getting hotter by the day and that has…

Femicide still exists, everywhere, and here’s why you should care

Last week started with a barrage of black and white photos of…

Local journalism is about rallying for the community not clicks

When I started my undergrad studies in journalism, I was a starry-eyed…

A need to make online and offline space less toxic

Intolerance could be the word of the decade with the way things…

The violence and abuse hiding in plain sight

Usually when a business or an organization has a big influx of…

To mask or not to mask — that shouldn’t even be the question

It has always amused me how often humans barely value their own…

Careful not to cross the line for just a few ‘likes’

On Friday, the Alaska National Guard air-lifted the famous “Into the Wild”…

Reach out, check in and be there for each other

“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be…

Whataboutism — the epidemic hidden in plain sight

The world has been going through massive upheaval in the past few…