Editorials

What does it mean to be a senior in B.C.?

As we come to the close of Seniors Week now is a…

  • Jun 14, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

Electric cars won’t save the world but they will destroy lives

Anyone who says electric cars will save the world is dreaming. The…

  • May 11, 2018
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Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap
House fire in Hedley
Fire at Captain's Cove Marina, west of Canoe Beach
Cougar spotted wandering Lake Country

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: 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

What global warming? How about global cooling

It’s been a long winter. I should know. I’m a former climate…

  • May 4, 2018

Reading comprehension depends on content knowledge

A student may be able to decode every single word in an article but still be clueless about the meaning since they know virtually nothing about the subject

  • Mar 29, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

The digital age means we have no more secrets

Our personal information has become open access. And electronic security is a cat-and-mouse game, a cycle that never ends

  • Feb 17, 2018

Public bus service best answer to Greyhound’s outstretched hand

Greyhound bus is threatening to pull out of northern British Columbia and…

  • Feb 6, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

New Year’s message from Governor General of Canada

My favourite thing about the holiday season is to spend time with…

  • Jan 5, 2018

When women go mental about Christmas

Well, all you women out there, it is that time of year…

  • Dec 21, 2017

Scare tactics less effective in overdose crisis

VICTORIA - The illicit drug overdose crisis has taken over 2,000 lives…

  • Dec 6, 2017

It’s reefer madness to think marijuana will pay the bills

Legalize and tax marijuana and the budget will balance itself. Marijuana advocates…

  • Nov 30, 2017

Proportional representation could change B.C. forever

By Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart Our democratic system is built upon the…

  • Nov 30, 2017

Look to the helpers

The weekly editorial for the 100 Mile Free Press

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Hunger crisis in parts of Africa and Yemen needs our attention

Media attention helps spur governments and people to action

  • Jun 22, 2017

B.C.’s finger is on the hot stove again

NDP-Green Deal Will Burn British Columbians

  • Jun 15, 2017