Editorials

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“Are you printing the truth yet?”

Right from my first days in the editor’s chair, I have had a handful of locals tell me they know the secrets to solving COVID-19 — but fail to provide support.

A sign in the window of a shop in downtown Juneau informs customers of rules for entering the business on Dec. 15, 2020. On Monday the City and Borough of Juneau announced it was relaxing some of the restrictions on businesses as the spread of COVID-19 in the community had decreased. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Playing the game

Last week, we said goodbye and good riddance to 2020. The year…

Only tires with the snowflake symbol are truly designed for winter driving. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Winter is here, whether we want it or not

We’ve spent months practicing our skills in keeping ourselves safe: washing our…

(K-J Millar/The Northern View)

We can pay our respects in many ways

The Royal Canadian Legion’s Dominion Command has requested that Canadians take part…

(K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Just over 50 per cent of voters cast their ballot.

Low voter turnout sadly nothing new

In the 2017 provincial general election for British Columbia, just over 61…

Just over 50 per cent of voters cast their ballot.
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The time has come — vote!

The time is drawing near — election day is just two days…

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Here's a roundup of this week's headlines
Boys and Girls Clubs grateful for community's support
Fitness centres look different as pandemic continues
Woman allegedly steals donations from Critter Aid
Photo: Katye Slepian

Don’t be afraid of politics

There has been a noticeable similarity between many eligible voters this (not…

Photo: Katye Slepian
An attack ad-style video from the 2017 election portrays John Horgan as small and insignificant, and is designed to highlight a divide between the B.C. NDP party's environmental and union supporters. (Say Anything John/YouTube)

Sift through the mudslinging and negativity campaigns

The deadline for parties to put forward and have their candidates approved…

An attack ad-style video from the 2017 election portrays John Horgan as small and insignificant, and is designed to highlight a divide between the B.C. NDP party's environmental and union supporters. (Say Anything John/YouTube)
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
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)
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: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)
New Clearwater Timeseditor says hello
New Clearwater Timeseditor says hello
Times editor’s last editorial is about climate change

Times editor’s last editorial is about climate change

When it comes to disasters caused by climate change, we ain’t seen nothing yet

Times editor’s last editorial is about climate change
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices
Retirement announcement brings positive reactions

Retirement announcement brings positive reactions

Times editor overwhelmed by kind and complimentary comments being made

Retirement announcement brings positive reactions
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature
Times editor announces his retirement

Times editor announces his retirement

The rumours are true. My last day of work will be May 29

Times editor announces his retirement