Editorials

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses for a photo as he greets commuters at a Montreal Metro station on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. (File photo from The Canadian Press)

EDITORIAL: When political disagreement turns into hate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others have been the target of vitriolic hate

  • Jun 19, 2022

LOUIS: The road ahead and the class of 2022

Congratulations, Class of 2022! You’ve reached an important milestone and conquered one…

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Students from Lake Cowichan Secondary School took to the streets in Lake Cowichan on March 3 to express their support for Ukraine as Russia's brutal invasion of the European country continues. (File Photo/Robert Barron)

EDITORIAL: Russia-Ukraine conflict affects the whole world

The Russia-Ukraine conflict that began last week is half a world away…

  • Mar 5, 2022
Students from Lake Cowichan Secondary School took to the streets in Lake Cowichan on March 3 to express their support for Ukraine as Russia's brutal invasion of the European country continues. (File Photo/Robert Barron)
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

EDITORIAL: Right housing needed, not just more housing

We need housing for families and for a greener future

  • Feb 19, 2022
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Groundhog Club handler John Griffiths, center, holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Phil’s handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

OPINION: Is the sun setting on groundhogs?

As a happily married man, you might be expecting a romantic Valentine’s…

Groundhog Club handler John Griffiths, center, holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Phil’s handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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EDITORIAL: Labour shortage crisis affects a multitude of fields

Help wanted signs are common at businesses across Canada, and in some…

  • Feb 4, 2022
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OPINION: How to avoid a comedy of errors

I will have been married eight years by the time October rolls…

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Agassiz’s Pioneer Park freezes over during the snow and ice storms this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Laura Tunbridge)

OPINION: Winter’s rude awakening

Editor Adam Louis recaps the frightful weather

Agassiz’s Pioneer Park freezes over during the snow and ice storms this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Laura Tunbridge)
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OPINION: The importance of self-care in the new year

Editor Adam Louis talks New Year’s resolutions

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OPINION: The unofficial science of Santa Claus

Sure, Santa is real, but how powerful is he?

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EDITORIAL: Little bits of kindness

Even as floods, landslides and diseases have shaken us this past year,…

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EDITORIAL: The 12 Days of Christmas are getting pricier

How much does it cost to buy all the gifts?

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Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

EDITORIAL: No need for panic buying

In times of shortage we need to think about our neighbours as well as ourselves

Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
A property in Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

EDITORIAL: Preparing for disaster

The past year has been defined by unusual weather events and climate…

A property in Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Search and rescue personnel help flood evacuees disembark from a helicopter in Agassiz, B.C. on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

EDITORIAL: Recognizing the helpers

Black Press reporter Jessica Peters praises those who help in times of crisis

Search and rescue personnel help flood evacuees disembark from a helicopter in Agassiz, B.C. on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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EDITORIAL: A solemn time of remembrance

Remembrance Day, Nov. 11, is the day set aside to remember Canadians…

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EDITORIAL: The last Halloween candy tier list you will ever need

Editor Adam Louis explores the world of Halloween candy

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National newspaper week begins on Oct. 3. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

What is National Newspaper Week and why you should support it

Newspapers are an essential part of Canadian culture, communities, and democracy, delivering…

  • Oct 10, 2021
National newspaper week begins on Oct. 3. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)