Editorials

OUR VIEW: You’re there to vote, not selfie

OUR VIEW: You’re there to vote, not selfie

In fact, taking a selfie while you’re voting is illegal under the Canada Elections Act

  • Oct 9, 2019
OUR VIEW: You’re there to vote, not selfie
EDITORIAL: Choose to be informed

EDITORIAL: Choose to be informed

Candidates are doing their part to be known, the least that voters can do is meet them halfway

  • Oct 4, 2019
EDITORIAL: Choose to be informed
Whalley resident Philippa Powers is upset a Surrey recycling depot won’t let her in with her mobility scooter. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OUR VIEW: Surrey woman right to voice accessibility concerns

It’s important for able-bodied people to remember those who can’t move as freely in this city

  • Oct 3, 2019
Whalley resident Philippa Powers is upset a Surrey recycling depot won’t let her in with her mobility scooter. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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EDITORIAL: Time to act on vaping crisis

EDITORIAL: Time to act on vaping crisis

Simply warning of the dangers of vaping is not enough

  • Oct 2, 2019
EDITORIAL: Time to act on vaping crisis
Scene of the fatal shooting in Clayton on Saturday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

OUR VIEW: Mayor’s shot at Surrey Mounties uncalled for

The person responsible for Saturday’s fatal shooting in Clayton is the person who pulled the trigger

  • Sep 30, 2019
Scene of the fatal shooting in Clayton on Saturday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
EDITORIAL: A ‘teachable’ moment in history

EDITORIAL: A ‘teachable’ moment in history

Nothing to lose when students strive to learn from real world issues

  • Sep 27, 2019
EDITORIAL: A ‘teachable’ moment in history
OUR VIEW: Adults must step up in fight against climate change

OUR VIEW: Adults must step up in fight against climate change

The lives of future generations may well depend on our immediate response to this looming crisis

  • Sep 24, 2019
OUR VIEW: Adults must step up in fight against climate change
Black Press file photo

OUR VIEW: Surrey mayor still swimming against that ride-hailing current

The provincial government has told him, essentially, ride-hailing is coming like it or not

  • Sep 12, 2019
Black Press file photo
OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break

OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break

Young people get a rude introduction into adult life here in B.C. with high cost of living

  • Sep 10, 2019
OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (Photo: Amy Reid)

OUR VIEW: Province must ensure transparency in Surrey’s policing transition

It’s good news that a higher level of government will now oversee plan

  • Aug 26, 2019
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (Photo: Amy Reid)
EDITORIAL: City livability list a flawed comparison

EDITORIAL: City livability list a flawed comparison

Comparisons are odious, as the ancient proverb states. In its earliest written…

EDITORIAL: City livability list a flawed comparison
Red light cameras trying to reduce number of intersection collisions. (THE NEWS/files)

OUR VIEW: Speed cameras are troubling

New provincial government program eventually will see eight cameras installed in Surrey and Delta

  • Jul 31, 2019
Red light cameras trying to reduce number of intersection collisions. (THE NEWS/files)
EDITORIAL: Politics of a peat bog

EDITORIAL: Politics of a peat bog

White Rock council took an unusual step at its July 22 meeting…

  • Jul 31, 2019
EDITORIAL: Politics of a peat bog
OUR VIEW: Committee’s exclusions a waste of Surrey public safety expertise

OUR VIEW: Committee’s exclusions a waste of Surrey public safety expertise

Surrey’s mayor has ignored experience for expediency

  • Jul 24, 2019
OUR VIEW: Committee’s exclusions a waste of Surrey public safety expertise
EDITORIAL: A step worthy of sure-footedness

EDITORIAL: A step worthy of sure-footedness

The suggested renaming of Totem Plaza to honour the late Semiahmoo First…

EDITORIAL: A step worthy of sure-footedness
Having a good time at Surrey’s Fusion Festival. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s festivals are world-class

Surrey should well be proud to be home to these outstanding events

  • Jul 23, 2019
Having a good time at Surrey’s Fusion Festival. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
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OUR VIEW: Sometimes, Surrey, it’s hard not to get riled by rules

Imagine life without rules. We wouldn’t have to pay taxes, or eat our broccoli

  • Jul 18, 2019
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OUR VIEW: Denying delegations is not what Surrey council was elected to do

OUR VIEW: Denying delegations is not what Surrey council was elected to do

To be an elected official is to be a servant, not a censor

  • Jul 16, 2019
OUR VIEW: Denying delegations is not what Surrey council was elected to do
EDITORIAL: Blasting through summer

EDITORIAL: Blasting through summer

We all get a bit hot under the collar in traffic, but blaring your horn at other drivers doesn’t help

  • Jul 10, 2019
EDITORIAL: Blasting through summer
OUR VIEW: Check your smoke alarm today, Surrey

OUR VIEW: Check your smoke alarm today, Surrey

Early warning is a critical component to any sound escape plan

  • Jul 9, 2019
OUR VIEW: Check your smoke alarm today, Surrey