Editorials

Is it time to ground the Snowbirds?

As a group, they are an iconic Canadian symbol that rivals the…

Editorial: New math may prompt parents to send kids back to school

Province announces greater detail on plans for Jan. 1 in-class instruction

  • May 15, 2020

EDITORIAL: Restrictions continue

COVID-19 directives will not be lifted all at once

  • May 8, 2020

Sorry – alcohol does not protect you from COVID-19

And spraying it on your body doesn’t work either

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 is not over yet

Provincial directives are still needed in order to limit scope of pandemic

  • Apr 22, 2020

COVID Canada: Calm, cool and collected

As tests of leadership go, a global pandemic must be considered fearsome.…

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OPINION: Local journalism matters

Support local journalism during COVID-19

  • Apr 13, 2020

Column: Looking north for direction on B.C./Alberta border concerns

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • Apr 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: Stay home

Message about COVID-19 must be taken seriously to slow spread of pandemic

  • Mar 25, 2020

EDITORIAL: When hate shows in comments

Disturbing ideologies can flourish, in part because their messages can spread in online environments

  • Mar 5, 2020

EDITORIAL: Standards of care

The decision to appoint an administrator at Summerland Seniors Village raises important questions

  • Feb 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis regulations

Recent retail license application has brought up concerns about present policy in Summerland

  • Feb 19, 2020

EDITORIAL: Thoughtless posts to Facebook cause real harm and stress

At the risk of resembling a broken record, it needs to be…

EDITORIAL: Black History Month stamp a reminder that there’s more to the story

A Canada Post stamp for Black History Month represents inadequate understanding of Canada’s past

  • Feb 6, 2020

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone

The Bank of Canada is considering replacing Wilfrid Laurier on the five dollar bill

  • Jan 24, 2020

EDITORIAL: Examining finances

Municipal budget will likely mean higher taxes

  • Jan 22, 2020

Editorial: Salmon Arm court decision a victory for vaccination

Judgment based on current best evidence

  • Jan 21, 2020

EDITORIAL: Healing process continues after verdict reached

It is possible to have children and teens at risk, even in an environment where they should be safe

  • Jan 15, 2020

EDITORIAL: The need for conversation

Dialogue is needed in order to address issues facing us in the year ahead

  • Dec 27, 2019

First responders and health care workers will be on the job to help to keep us safe

On Wednesday, Dec. 25, millions of people will gather with friends and…

  • Dec 22, 2019