Editorials

Enough with the exit talk already

Has it simply become the political version of ‘it’s my ball and…

  • Oct 31, 2019

OPINION: Now is the time for extending helping hands

Topic of a cold-weather shelter in Parksville continues to heat up as temperature outside drops

  • Oct 18, 2019

Editorial: Trustee motion may not be the ‘most obvious’ thing to do

More discussion required on Qualicum school district field trip issue

  • Oct 1, 2019

Development doesn’t have to be a dirty word

The ‘d-word’ can often inspire plenty of animated debate. Development is always…

  • Sep 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: Something just may happen in next 30 years for Island rail service

‘We’ll say it again… wake us up when something actually happens’

  • Sep 1, 2019

Open minds crucial as Orca Place opens doors

It has been the source of plenty of controversy and angst. The…

  • Aug 1, 2019
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Editorial: Young PQB athletes deserve some better facilities

“Fix the track. Yesterday.”

  • Jun 21, 2019

Voice of youth resonates with organized walkout

“I believe the children are our are future, Teach them well and…

  • May 30, 2019

Voting yourself a big pay hike isn’t the best look

News: Parksville council voted unanimously to approve a pay raise for the…

  • May 28, 2019

Community-minded businesses support your local news

Canadians trust ads they see in newspapers and their affiliated websites more than any other medium

  • Apr 30, 2019

We remain lucky to live in a safe, idyllic community

The headlines are noticeable, and repetitive. ‘RCMP ask Parksville Qualicum Beach businesses…

  • Apr 21, 2019

Kaiden Finley leaves a legacy of inspiration

“He was seriously the strongest 11-year-old.” A definite lump-in-your-throat comment this week,…

  • Mar 27, 2019

Roundtable a great idea, now let’s see some action

As a politician, or collection of politicians, gathering public input should always…

  • Mar 21, 2019

Editorial: Stupidity is never a good look

They say you can’t fix stupid. But we should never stop trying.…

  • Mar 20, 2019

Plastic bag bans sure to spark great debate

Think globally, act locally. Something we’ve all heard many times. But how…

  • Feb 26, 2019

Is there no longer any middle ground?

Politics has always been a bit of a contact sport. Sometimes things…

  • Feb 22, 2019

Council move leaves more questions than answers

Council move leaves more questions than answers

  • Feb 19, 2019

System allows politicians to vote themselves a raise

At the very least, the optics aren’t ideal, even if they’re the…

  • Feb 12, 2019

Talk is nice, but how about some action?

Many of us were taught to put some money aside for a…

  • Feb 1, 2019

No one needs to suffer in silence

For more than three decades, CounterAttack ads have been running in British…

  • Jan 26, 2019