Editorials

The violence and abuse hiding in plain sight

The violence and abuse hiding in plain sight

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

The violence and abuse hiding in plain sight

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…

The replica of the school bus that Chris McCandless lived in, which was used during the filming of Into The Wild. (Wikimedia Commons)

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

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

The replica of the school bus that Chris McCandless lived in, which was used during the filming of Into The Wild. (Wikimedia Commons)
Reach out, check in and be there for each other

Reach out, check in and be there for each other

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

Reach out, check in and be there for each other
Whataboutism — the epidemic hidden in plain sight

Whataboutism — the epidemic hidden in plain sight

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

Whataboutism — the epidemic hidden in plain sight
The burden of responsibility ought to be shared

The burden of responsibility ought to be shared

Why is it that we start taking things seriously only when tragedy…

The burden of responsibility ought to be shared

Pandemic or not, life goes on

As much as I want to avoid the topic of the pandemic,…

Would work from home become the new normal?

“So when we found the cure and were allowed outside, we all…

No borders, just horizon – only freedom

Amelia Earhart envisioned this, a world without borders, something that truly resonates…

Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example

Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example

Christian advocacy group ARPA’s director says Cullen always had time for people he disagreed with.

  • Mar 13, 2019
Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example
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)
A green economy is within reach

A green economy is within reach

It’s time to demand a decent economy that won’t destroy the planet

  • May 27, 2018
A green economy is within reach
The Lakes District Food Bank’s new delivery van is a brilliant initiative, but one underlining deep inequalities in Canada that must be overcome. (David Gordon Koch photo)

End poverty now

The mobile food bank is a great idea and should be supported, but let’s go further

  • May 22, 2018
The Lakes District Food Bank’s new delivery van is a brilliant initiative, but one underlining deep inequalities in Canada that must be overcome. (David Gordon Koch photo)
A billboard by the side of Highway 16 reminds motorists of the disappearances that have occurred on this notorious stretch of road. (David Gordon Koch photo)

Time to fix public transport

Greyhound’s exit presents an opportunity to demand change on the Highway of Tears

A billboard by the side of Highway 16 reminds motorists of the disappearances that have occurred on this notorious stretch of road. (David Gordon Koch photo)