Editorials

EDITORIAL: Waterfront parking a ‘pilot project’

EDITORIAL: Waterfront parking a ‘pilot project’

Successive White Rock councils have struggled with parking for years

EDITORIAL: Waterfront parking a ‘pilot project’
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in White Rock. (File photo: Aaron Hink)

OUR VIEW: Trudeau playing hero on world stage. Again.

Citizens sick and tired of their national leaders treating them like walking ATMs

  • May 15, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in White Rock. (File photo: Aaron Hink)
Scene of a shooting in Surrey. (Surrey Now-Leader file photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey MLA’s gun bill makes sense

Marvin Hunt aims to criminalize driving with an “unlawfully possessed” firearm in a vehicle

  • May 9, 2019
Scene of a shooting in Surrey. (Surrey Now-Leader file photo)
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Possible cougar sighting in South Surrey
South Surrey shooting death linked to Lower Mainland gang conflict: IHIT
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B.C.'s top doctor says vaccinating more people sooner will help lift COVID restrictions
OUR VIEW: Real vaping solution is attitudinal

OUR VIEW: Real vaping solution is attitudinal

If abstinence is considered square in some circles, well, then, three cheers for square power

  • May 7, 2019
OUR VIEW: Real vaping solution is attitudinal
Gypsy moths. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Beware, gypsy moth spraying has begun in Surrey

Best course of action is stay indoors with windows closed while they’re spraying, and for half an hour after

  • May 1, 2019
Gypsy moths. (File photo)
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OUR VIEW: Gas prices are ungodly

We could all use some divine intervention here

  • Apr 16, 2019
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OUR VIEW: Drivers still not getting it – distracted driving kills

Surrey RCMP issued more than 700 tickets for distracted driving in March, during month-long campaign

  • Apr 2, 2019
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OUR VIEW: No justice for victim in Surrey domestic violence case

OUR VIEW: No justice for victim in Surrey domestic violence case

The Crown appealed conditional discharge sentence as “demonstrably unfit,” and lost

  • Mar 28, 2019
OUR VIEW: No justice for victim in Surrey domestic violence case
EDITORIAL: A tempest in a tequila shot

EDITORIAL: A tempest in a tequila shot

Marine Drive flag flap moved what should have been a minor issue to top of the pile

  • Mar 28, 2019
EDITORIAL: A tempest in a tequila shot
Surrey Falcons celebrate their Bantam division B.C. championship Saturday afternoon (March 23) at Coquitlam’s Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex. (Photo: Twitter.com/Surrey_Falcons)

OUR VIEW: Young Surrey athletes stir pride

Better than trophies are the lessons these sports-minded youngsters hopefully carry into adulthood

  • Mar 26, 2019
Surrey Falcons celebrate their Bantam division B.C. championship Saturday afternoon (March 23) at Coquitlam’s Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex. (Photo: Twitter.com/Surrey_Falcons)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Finance Bill Morneau arrive in the Foyer of the House of Commons to table the Budget, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

OUR VIEW: Budget circus further erodes trust

Can any party really earn Canadians’ trust, considering the shoddy show that Parliament has become?

  • Mar 21, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Finance Bill Morneau arrive in the Foyer of the House of Commons to table the Budget, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)
Shane Simpson, B.C.’s minister of social development and poverty reduction. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OUR VIEW: So much is riding on B.C.’s poverty reduction plan

Strategy details to be revealed soon based on affordability, opportunity, inclusion, reconciliation

  • Mar 14, 2019
Shane Simpson, B.C.’s minister of social development and poverty reduction. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
OUR VIEW: Make Surrey’s policing plan public

OUR VIEW: Make Surrey’s policing plan public

Premier John Horgan weighs in on the need for transparency

  • Mar 14, 2019
OUR VIEW: Make Surrey’s policing plan public
EDITORIAL: Annable a character whose loss is deeply felt

EDITORIAL: Annable a character whose loss is deeply felt

Former White Rock councillor was a ‘larger than life’ character

EDITORIAL: Annable a character whose loss is deeply felt
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OUR VIEW: Some people make it hard not to cast stones

The transgressions of people in positions of trust can shake faith in institutions they represent

  • Feb 21, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Winter on the west coast is must-see TV

Rest of Canada can have a laugh at Lower Mainland’s expense for a couple of days

  • Feb 13, 2019
EDITORIAL: A vital history lesson

EDITORIAL: A vital history lesson

Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka. These are some of the better-known names, though they…

  • Feb 6, 2019
EDITORIAL: A vital history lesson
Surrey RCMP search for an armed suspect after a transit officer was shot at Scott Road SkyTrain on Wednesday (Jan. 30). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

OUR VIEW: Transit cop shooting reminds us to be thankful for those who protect us

Dedicated men and women who find themselves in danger’s way as they work to protect us deserve our thanks

  • Jan 31, 2019
Surrey RCMP search for an armed suspect after a transit officer was shot at Scott Road SkyTrain on Wednesday (Jan. 30). (Photo: Lauren Collins)
EDITORIAL: A historic lesson

EDITORIAL: A historic lesson

Meeting of the SFN and White Rock councils offers perspective

EDITORIAL: A historic lesson
EDITORIAL: Dogged debate ahead for city council

EDITORIAL: Dogged debate ahead for city council

Council will have to weigh a number of factors as they deliberate…

  • Jan 18, 2019
EDITORIAL: Dogged debate ahead for city council