Editorials

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…

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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

EDITORIAL: Time for a little reflection

This weekend we come to that time of year again when clocks…

  • Nov 2, 2017

EDITORIAL: Watts shares what’s up with Liberals

Those asking “What’s up” with the B.C. Liberal party in the wake…

  • Oct 31, 2017

EDITORIAL: Don’t let boo! become boo-hoo

While we’re all busy watching out for terrifying confrontations with Freddy Krueger,…

  • Oct 26, 2017

EDITORIAL: Your turn, Parksville

It would be unfair to say residents and visitors have not had…

  • Oct 24, 2017

EDITORIAL: Time to focus on seasonal safety

The sky isn’t falling, but there’s plenty falling from it these days.…

  • Oct 19, 2017

EDITORIAL: Volunteers cash in

In the obscure Tears for Fears song Me and My Big Ideas,…

EDITORIAL: Parksville Qualicum Beach News marks 35 years

Terror attacks in France. A major earthquake in Mexico City. Trudeau occupying…

  • Oct 10, 2017

EDITORIAL: Pay to play at Community Park?

Nearly a century ago, a forward-looking group of pioneers recognized the Parksville…

  • Oct 5, 2017

EDITORIAL: Firefighters deserve thanks

We have nothing but the utmost respect for our first responders here…

  • Oct 3, 2017

EDITORIAL: Fentanyl drags crisis into the light

It’s been a mostly invisible problem in the the Parksville-Qualicum Beach region…

  • Sep 28, 2017

EDITORIAL: Tour rocks on

Before there was a Tour de Rock, there was young Lyle Jorgenson…

  • Sep 26, 2017

EDITORIAL: Parksville strikes a green balance

Attend almost any public hearing for a development proposal in Parksville, and…

  • Sep 21, 2017

The NEWS changes with the times

As our online followers will attest to, there have been a lot…

  • Sep 19, 2017

EDITORIAL: Terry’s spirit lives on

Nearly four decades after his death, Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope is…

  • Sep 14, 2017