Editorials

Editorial: B.C. Liberals choose their direction

With Andrew Wilkinson elected party leader, the B.C. Liberals have chosen a course correction

EDITORIAL: Walk softly, carry big club

You don’t need to be a curling fan to appreciate this week’s…

  • Feb 1, 2018

EDITORIAL: Where’s the rain when we need it?

As the rain poured down in torrents over the past couple of…

  • Jan 30, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Ride a wave of preparedness

Tuesday morning’s tsunami alert caught some of us by surprise

  • Jan 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Take steps to fight flu

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital is over capacity, with an influenza outbreak in…

EDITORIAL: Trees spared from chopping block

Like U.S. President George Washington, in the tale of his being asked…

  • Jan 18, 2018

EDITORIAL: Time to act on outdated act

Parksville Mayor Marc Lefebvre believes it’s time to scrap Canada’s founding legal…

EDITORIAL: President Trumped

With her impassioned acceptance speech during the Golden Globe Awards earlier this…

  • Jan 11, 2018

EDITORIAL: When losers are winners

The NEWS this week will kick off the year with what it…

  • Jan 9, 2018

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

EDITORIAL: MSP cut should bring a benefit

We’ve known for several months that the province would be reducing medical…

  • Jan 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: What will the new year bring?

As we watch 2017 and the year-long Canada 150 party dwindle in…

  • Jan 2, 2018

EDITORIAL: Any time is good for resolution

Remember The Book of Lists? Page after page of the strangest lists,…

  • Dec 28, 2017

EDITORIAL: Taking a look back, and forward

Today the Parksville Qualicum Beach News launches its annual year in review,…

  • Dec 24, 2017

EDITORIAL: Yes, there is a Christmas spirit

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the New York Sun’s editorial…

  • Dec 21, 2017

EDITORIAL: Smoking out wood burners

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And when it’s smoke from a wood…

  • Dec 14, 2017

EDITORIAL: Want change? Get off sidelines

To those who believe that public policy is set behind closed doors…

  • Dec 12, 2017

EDITORIAL: Tax dollars lying in the weeds

This week, the Province of British Columbia unveiled the first phase of…

  • Dec 7, 2017

EDITORIAL: Getting a lesson in deficits

After having its budget reform proposal expelled by the B.C. Liberal government…

  • Nov 30, 2017

EDITORIAL: We’ll have to pay to play

Local sports organizations and politicians alike would like to see more sports…

  • Nov 28, 2017