Editorials

Editorial: Town beautification a small investment that pays off big

Driving into Duncan on the Trans Canada Highway is not particularly pretty or welcoming

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Editorial: Community needs emergency shelter for women

Everybody thinks a shelter for women is a good idea, but few want it in their neighbourhood.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Editorial: Malahat alternative already there, they just need an upgrade

We don’t think the solution lies necessarily in any one thing.

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Editorial: Why you should take an interest in electoral reform — and vote

We all have busy lives, but this could change the very foundation of how we choose our government

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Editorial: Derelicts must go — even if they’re on land

They don’t just annoy immediate neighbours, they become magnets for trouble

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Editorial: Derelicts must go — even if they’re on land

They don’t just annoy immediate neighbours, they become magnets for trouble

  • Sep 7th, 2018
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Editorial: Addressing weight in childhood worth the effort

One-third of children and two-thirds of adults in Canada are overweight.

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Editorial: Is slipping on weeds really that big a hazard?

Some of us remember as youngsters happily spending hours making daisy chains in the school fields.

  • Aug 31st, 2018

Editorial: Tide has turned in fight to change attitudes about river garbage

Testament to what can be done when a problem is acknowledged and a commitment made to fixing it

  • Aug 29th, 2018

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

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Editorial: We must do better than 15% contamination in the recycling

They’re running across things like broken glass and lighters, or the ever-disgusting used diapers

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Editorial: People still taking risks as wildfires burn

It was a slap in the face.

  • Aug 15th, 2018

Editorial: Time to think about running for local elections

So far few people have declared their candidacy

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Editorial: In these days of drought, our water behaviours need to change

Looking forward, that leaves the river 60 days, or two months, short of water.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Editorial: In these days of drought, our water behaviours need to change

Looking forward, that leaves the river 60 days, or two months, short of water.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Editorial: Managing the change new hospital will bring to neighbourhood

The biggest change will come from the inevitable development around the hospital.

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Editorial: Check out the ‘Citizen’s’ new size

Things are about to look a little different around here.

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Editorial: Don’t feed the bears, directly or inadvertantly

“I absolutely hate to go home and tell my seven-year-old that I shot a bear.”

  • Aug 1st, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

Editorial: Cancelled trail project worth second look

First, it would be a shame to lose a provincial grant to help with this project.

  • Jul 27th, 2018