Editorials

Ridge Meadows RCMP were on scene of a shooting an McDougal Street in Maple Ridge earlier this month. (Neil Corbett/The News)

In Our View: Gun control not a one-off issue

Dealing with our gun violence problem is a thorny isssue with no one simple solution

  • May 27, 2022

 

Two Victoria residents face charges after an April 20 protest in Langford that impacted traffic northbound toward the Malahat. (Save Old Growth/Twitter)

EDITORIAL: When protests turn into stunts

It’s a shame protesters increasingly believe the only way to get their…

 

Mother’s Day is celebrated on Sunday, May 8. (Pixabay)

5 creative ideas for celebrating Mother’s Day last minute

It’s not too late to show mom you care

 

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the new variants, difficult conversations may be necessary when planning gatherings with friends or family during the holiday season. (Pixabay.com)

EDITORIAL: Talk safety before celebrating the holidays

As COVID-19 case numbers rise, difficult conversations will be necessary

  • Dec 22, 2021
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the new variants, difficult conversations may be necessary when planning gatherings with friends or family during the holiday season. (Pixabay.com)
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EDITORIAL: It’s time to rebrand Beefs and Bouquets

The time has come to rebrand our Beefs & Bouquets page. If…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets people having lunch at a White Spot restaurant in Coquitlam, B.C., on July 8. Canadian party leaders are working worked their way around the country, in what some see as the proof they needed that a federal election is on its way. (Darryl Dyck - The Canadian Press)

OUR VIEW: Federal election sure to be called

The signs are already there, with leaders in campaign mode

  • Jul 28, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets people having lunch at a White Spot restaurant in Coquitlam, B.C., on July 8. Canadian party leaders are working worked their way around the country, in what some see as the proof they needed that a federal election is on its way. (Darryl Dyck - The Canadian Press)
Flames attack the hillside in Bonney Lake on Sept. 8, 2020. (East Pierce Fire & Rescue photo)

Editorial: Diligence required as fire danger rises

Last week an open burning ban came into effect for the Coastal Fire Centre

  • Jul 7, 2021
Flames attack the hillside in Bonney Lake on Sept. 8, 2020. (East Pierce Fire & Rescue photo)

EDITORIAL – Obey the Cone Zone; give highway workers a brake

BC Cone Zone campaign asks drivers to slow down and to pay attention to traffic control instructions

  • May 19, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Canada’s $1 trillion national debt

Canada’s national debt has topped $1 trillion for the first time in…

  • May 5, 2021
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Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)

EDITORIAL: Stop looking for loopholes in travel restrictions

The COVID-related non-essential travel restrictions were announced in full on Friday, and…

  • Apr 26, 2021
Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)
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EDITORIAL: April is World Autism Month

With so many worthy official “days” and months it’s hard to keep…

  • Apr 14, 2021
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COVID conspiracists tamper with Record newspapers

It has come to our attention that a certain number of our…

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EDITORIAL: Early detection the key to treating colorectal cancer

According to the Colorectal Cancer Canada website, colorectal cancer is the third…

  • Mar 17, 2021
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EDITORIAL: COVIDiocy has reached another level

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a COVIDiot takes it…

  • Mar 2, 2021
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EDITORIAL – BC should follow Nova Scotia’s lead regarding presumed consent for organ donation

New Nova Scotia legislation recently made headlines across the nation, for all…

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EDITORIAL: Draw of gang life a reflection of societal values

Wealth and all its trappings glorified at every turn

  • Jan 20, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Defying COVID-19 restrictions can be deadly

Provincial directives have been put in place to slow the spread of the surging pandemic

  • Dec 16, 2020
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Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)

Editorial: Holidays will be different this year

This Christmas is going to be very different for our communities on…

  • Nov 30, 2020
Christmas lights are something that people can do to celebrate the season that are not impacted by COVID-19. (file photo)
Trump supporter Jake Contos chants during a protest against the election results outside the central counting board at the tcf Center in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

EDITORIAL: U.S. election chaos puts democracy in doubt

President Donald Trump looks to overturn the will of the American people

  • Nov 14, 2020
Trump supporter Jake Contos chants during a protest against the election results outside the central counting board at the tcf Center in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
B.C. Premier-elect John Horgan and returning Courtenay-Comox NDP MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard, seen on the campaign trail together in Courtenay, Oct. 19. Photo by Riel McGuire

EDITORIAL: ‘Orange Wave’ blankets the Comox Valley

So, the election that nobody outside the NDP wanted is all over…

  • Oct 27, 2020
B.C. Premier-elect John Horgan and returning Courtenay-Comox NDP MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard, seen on the campaign trail together in Courtenay, Oct. 19. Photo by Riel McGuire