Editorials

File photo Crews work in August to remove graffiti that was spray-painted on the new rainbow crosswalk in Uptown White Rock.

EDITORIAL: Prejudice, mixed signals mar colours of White Rock rainbow

Political correctness has diluted message of rainbow crosswalk

File photo Crews work in August to remove graffiti that was spray-painted on the new rainbow crosswalk in Uptown White Rock.
EDITORIAL: Name recognition not always a plus

EDITORIAL: Name recognition not always a plus

Would-be voters are just starting to show an interest in upcoming civic elections across B.C.

  • Sep 21, 2018
EDITORIAL: Name recognition not always a plus
EDITORIAL: Time is nigh for prospective candidates

EDITORIAL: Time is nigh for prospective candidates

It’s decision day for those who’ve been mulling a council run

  • Sep 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: Time is nigh for prospective candidates
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EDITORIAL: Leaping to conclusions

EDITORIAL: Leaping to conclusions

Memorial Park budget, timeline information a matter of public interest

  • Sep 13, 2018
EDITORIAL: Leaping to conclusions
EDITORIAL: No place for panhandling

EDITORIAL: No place for panhandling

Looking for a safe solution to panhandlers in traffic, as society deals with an even greater problem

  • Sep 7, 2018
EDITORIAL: No place for panhandling
EDITORIAL: When trading partners become sparring partners

EDITORIAL: When trading partners become sparring partners

Bully for Canada, as so-called negotiations hit roadblock

  • Sep 4, 2018
EDITORIAL: When trading partners become sparring partners
EDITORIAL: Moral obligation

EDITORIAL: Moral obligation

In a country like Canada, espousing what Canadians espouse, it shouldn’t have come to a legal ruling.

  • Aug 30, 2018
EDITORIAL: Moral obligation
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
EDITORIAL: Cities’ futures unclear

EDITORIAL: Cities’ futures unclear

It’s a little unsettling to wonder what the next four years could look like

  • Aug 24, 2018
EDITORIAL: Cities’ futures unclear
EDITORIAL: Road safety paramount

EDITORIAL: Road safety paramount

It’s not too late to make changes, for safety’s sake

  • Aug 23, 2018
EDITORIAL: Road safety paramount
EDITORIAL: Tweet diplomacy

EDITORIAL: Tweet diplomacy

Given exchanges between leaders in Canada and abroad, perhaps diplomacy by Twitter needs a rethink.

  • Aug 9, 2018
EDITORIAL: Tweet diplomacy
EDITORIAL: A praiseworthy first effort for city-run Sea Fest

EDITORIAL: A praiseworthy first effort for city-run Sea Fest

Kudos deserved for the 2018 edition of the White Rock Sea Festival

  • Aug 8, 2018
EDITORIAL: A praiseworthy first effort for city-run Sea Fest
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
EDITORIAL: Water agreement was long overdue

EDITORIAL: Water agreement was long overdue

In the big picture, safe water for SFN is less about progress

  • Jul 26, 2018
EDITORIAL: Water agreement was long overdue
EDITORIAL: Heat is on to take care

EDITORIAL: Heat is on to take care

Enjoy summer’s high temperatures with care

  • Jul 24, 2018
EDITORIAL: Heat is on to take care
City of White Rock is still considering a number of non-parking uses in the off-season – including covered farmers markets, art shows, archery, ball hockey, table tennis, in-line skating, skateboarding, scooter riding and cycling– for its planned waterfront parkade, according to city staff. (Aaron Hinks photo)

EDITORIAL: Talk about parkade uses

As shown by recent events both internationally and in White Rock, communication is an acquired skill

  • Jul 20, 2018
City of White Rock is still considering a number of non-parking uses in the off-season – including covered farmers markets, art shows, archery, ball hockey, table tennis, in-line skating, skateboarding, scooter riding and cycling– for its planned waterfront parkade, according to city staff. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Crescent Beach. (Aaron Hinks photo)

EDITORIAL: Keyboard warriors

There is a huge difference between fact-finding and reasonable assessment of cause, and speculation

  • Jul 11, 2018
Crescent Beach. (Aaron Hinks photo)
EDITORIAL: More than just words needed

EDITORIAL: More than just words needed

Platitudes are cold comfort in times of escalating violence

  • Jul 3, 2018
EDITORIAL: More than just words needed
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
EDITORIAL: Despite issues, Canada is still pretty cool

EDITORIAL: Despite issues, Canada is still pretty cool

Canada has lots to celebrate

  • Jun 29, 2018
EDITORIAL: Despite issues, Canada is still pretty cool