Editorials

EDITORIAL: Time to act on outdated act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
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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

EDITORIAL: How about Bright Friday, instead?

When the advertising behemoth known as Black Friday first made its way…

  • Nov 23, 2017

EDITORIAL: Answering a call for need

Last week, the Society of Organized Services (SOS) kicked off its 50th…

  • Nov 21, 2017

EDITORIAL: Internet scammers abundant

In this era of technological advancement, and digital correspondence, there is never…

Lest we forget our legions

Looking around at store displays, our neighbours’ homes and even the pages…

  • Nov 14, 2017

EDITORIAL: Selective remembrance?

The common Remembrance Day phrase “Lest we forget” comes from the 120-year-old…

  • Nov 9, 2017

EDITORIAL: Why should kindness have to be random?

Last Friday, Random Act of Kindness Day was celebrated in more than…

  • Nov 7, 2017