Editorials

Editorial: Scammers out in force in 2018 tax season

Editorial: Scammers out in force in 2018 tax season

Scammers prey on regular people’s fear of being hit with a huge bill

  • Apr 17, 2018
Editorial: Scammers out in force in 2018 tax season
EDITORIAL: B.C. Premier John Horgan’s Kinder Morgan stance is either brilliant, stupid or cynical

EDITORIAL: B.C. Premier John Horgan’s Kinder Morgan stance is either brilliant, stupid or cynical

The more and more ballistic the hyperbole from Alberta and other Kinder…

  • Apr 12, 2018
EDITORIAL: B.C. Premier John Horgan’s Kinder Morgan stance is either brilliant, stupid or cynical
EDITORIAL: Humboldt tragedy cuts to the core

EDITORIAL: Humboldt tragedy cuts to the core

The usual news of the day seemed to lose its importance this…

EDITORIAL: Humboldt tragedy cuts to the core
Cycling now looks less taxing

Cycling now looks less taxing

A pair of morning radio show hosts on a Bellingham, Wash., station…

  • Apr 5, 2018
Cycling now looks less taxing
Editorial: You don’t want to delete your Facebook account

Editorial: You don’t want to delete your Facebook account

Better to advocate than to vacate

  • Apr 4, 2018
Editorial: You don’t want to delete your Facebook account
Ding, dong, the tax is dead

Ding, dong, the tax is dead

The provincial government’s proposal to add a speculation tax on B.C. properties…

  • Mar 29, 2018
Ding, dong, the tax is dead

EDITORIAL: Texting, driving an either-or choice

The Oceanside RCMP, along with police detachments around B.C., are pulling out…

  • Mar 27, 2018
Build it … or lose it

Build it … or lose it

Ask residents if Parksville and the surrounding area has a problem with…

  • Mar 22, 2018
Build it … or lose it
EDITORIAL: Age-old voting debate back in B.C.

EDITORIAL: Age-old voting debate back in B.C.

If last week’s call by Green Party leader Andrew Weaver to lower…

  • Mar 20, 2018
EDITORIAL: Age-old voting debate back in B.C.

It’s about time

Time we gave up on daylight savings time, that is. The story…

Raise a glass to wine tourism

Raise a glass to wine tourism

Last Friday, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture announced a new…

  • Mar 13, 2018
Raise a glass to wine tourism
EDITORIAL: Beware the politician’s promise

EDITORIAL: Beware the politician’s promise

If there was previously any doubt, British Columbians have certainly now found…

  • Mar 8, 2018
EDITORIAL: Beware the politician’s promise
EDITORIAL: Herring have drawing power

EDITORIAL: Herring have drawing power

The herring have made their annual migration to the shores of Parksville…

  • Mar 6, 2018
EDITORIAL: Herring have drawing power

EDITORIAL: Poet tree in Parksville

In the poem Trees, the poet Joyce Kilmer opened what is probably…

  • Mar 1, 2018
Editorial: Pink Shirt Day takes on cyberbullying

Editorial: Pink Shirt Day takes on cyberbullying

In today’s digital world, it can be a challenge to escape online…

Editorial: Pink Shirt Day takes on cyberbullying
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)

EDITORIAL: Peter, Paul and be wary

The immediate reaction to Tuesday’s provincial budget release by the NDP government…

  • Feb 22, 2018
EDITORIAL: Taking aim at gun violence

EDITORIAL: Taking aim at gun violence

Just going to school should never have to be considered an act…

EDITORIAL: Taking aim at gun violence
EDITORIAL: Wither(ing) volunteers?

EDITORIAL: Wither(ing) volunteers?

Wither the Parksville Qualicum Beach region’s volunteers? We know you’re out there.…

  • Feb 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: Wither(ing) volunteers?
EDITORIAL: Wine boycott a case of sour grapes

EDITORIAL: Wine boycott a case of sour grapes

You would think Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley would know better. The ban…

  • Feb 13, 2018
EDITORIAL: Wine boycott a case of sour grapes