Editorial

OUR VIEW: Compost education centre cut shortsighted

We say: Facility played large part in educating the community

LOCAL EDITORIAL: Water rates discourage meters in Comox

If the Town of Comox wants people to voluntarily sign on for a water meter, it has chosen a curious strategy.

EDITORIAL: Adults taking over Halloween

Number of children trick-or-treating is on downswing, adult costume purchases up

OUR VIEW: Plenty of damage from ongoing Senate scandal

We say: Nothing done to change culture of entitlement

LOCAL EDITORIAL: Water reform long overdue in B.C.

Victoria has finally unveiled proposed amendments to the province’s hopelessly antiquated Water Act.

LOCAL EDITORIAL: Keeping morale up at the hospital

A typical hospital stay includes pain, anxiety and even fear. Visiting a loved one can be a difficult experience, too.

EDITORIAL: Invisibility cloaks can stay at home

Cyclists and pedestrians can help themselves stay safe with a little light or reflectivity

LOCAL EDITORIAL: Return of Tsolum River salmon due to dedication of volunteers

The story of the Tsolum River during the past four decades has gone from tragedy to determination to triumph.

LOCAL EDITORIAL: Finding a balance

Historically, governments have been more free with their spending than the private sector.

EDITORIAL: NDP could find new leader in Greater Victoria

John Horgan and Rob Fleming among names being tossed around to replace Adrian Dix

Getting elected, staying elected

British Columbians who pay attention could not have missed a recent suggestion that BC Hydro rates soar by 26.4 per cent over two years.

LOCAL EDITORIAL: Is it time to reconsider how we deal with marijuana?

How you feel about one key aspect of 2012 B.C. crime stats depends on your value system.

LOCAL EDITORIAL: People at their worst — and their best

What people are really made of is revealed, not when things are going well, but in times of stress.

EDITORIAL: Thanks for the thanks

Life is hectic in a newsroom.

We’re pelted with a constant flood of information from a variety of sources.

EDITORIAL: Municipal election reforms welcome

The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development is considering banning anonymous contributions in municipal elections.

ALL OF COURTENAY and Comox as well as Denman and Hornby islands are moving to a new federal riding that includes Port Alberni and Ucluelet.

EDITORIAL: Riding two horses at once

Considering its mandate to equalize the populations of federal ridings, the Federal Boundaries Commission for B.C. has a tough job.

ALL OF COURTENAY and Comox as well as Denman and Hornby islands are moving to a new federal riding that includes Port Alberni and Ucluelet.

EDITORIAL: Speed limits need a rethink

The debate around the current 50 km/h default speed limit in British Columbia will be front and centre at next month’s UBCM

EDITORIAL: Filberg Festival rumours misguided

Rumours are a strange beast.

They almost always begin with some truth, but they often morph into a distorted version of it.

EDITORIAL: Full-time job to keep up with fun in Valley of Festivals

The lack of a Big Time Out 2013 is a shame, but the Valley of Festivals rolls on.

In whose court is Maple Pool solution?

Courtenay appears to have some justification for its legal action against Maple Pool Campsite owners Dali and Jin Lin.