Editorials

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: SafePoint injection site is saving lives

Despite your personal take on Surrey’s controversial site, it’s hard to argue with results

  • Jun 12, 2018
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Agassiz Library takes its books to the pool
Rock climbers clean up Harrison Bluffs
Helicopters called to crash on East Harrison Forest Service Road
Seabird Island Festival brings back the powwow

Opinion: Protect the heart of the Fraser

The BC Wildlife Federation is concerned about two bridges proposed for side-channel crossings

  • Jun 7, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 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: Speaking out for sexual identities

Both sides of SOGI debate for B.C. schools show signs of bravery, but not all are heroic

  • Apr 24, 2018

OUR VIEW: Vaisakhi cleanup puts pot partiers to shame

Half a million people attend parade in Surrey and in its wake, things are cleaned up within 10 hours

  • Apr 24, 2018

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

“I don’t need farmers; I get my food from the grocery store.”…

Opinion: Canada’s beacon to dairy farmers around the world must not be extinguished!

With President Trump’s “America First” rhetoric it looked like NAFTA renegotiations would…

  • Mar 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Finding balance

In last week’s Observer, the article “Cannabidiol products growing in popularity,” interviewed…

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

Heavy security is the new norm

Road blocks and semiautomatic weapons signal change at Remembrance Day services

Cost of carelessness

Given the warnings, evidence and restrictions, there is no excuse for a ‘human caused’ fire right now.

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Heavy lifting ahead for BC Liberals

As the BC Liberals move into the unfamiliar confines of opposition, they’ll have to choose who best will lead them

Be fire aware

Fire crews racing to contain a forest fire on the east side…

Liberal gamesmanship carries risks

The BC Liberal Party could find itself alienating the support that has kept it in power for 16 years.