Editorials

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters

Chilliwack’s lakes and rivers offer a great place to cool off, but their beauty belies their danger

Bold vision for Chilliwack’s downtown a step closer to reality

But bricks and mortar can only take a plan so far without community support

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Chilliwack Fair 2019

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Change is coming for Chilliwack city council

With two councillors running for mayor, and another not seeking re-election, what will council look like after the municipal election?

Summer school

Elected officials in Chilliwack need to hit the books this some and make the case for school expansion

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

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

  • Jun 19, 2018

Waiting for the next shell casing to fall

Police assurances that ‘the public is not at risk’ provides little comfort

EDITORIAL: SafePoint injection site is saving lives

Despite your personal take on Surrey’s controversial site, it’s hard to argue with results

  • Jun 12, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

Pipeline reboot?

Chilliwack should make clear its concerns for its aquifer with the pipeline’s new owners

A true team win

The recent RCB Cup will leave Chilliwack cheering for a while

Watching the river rise

Although there has been much talk about the flood of 1948, we’re a long way from that.

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

EDITORIAL: Speaking out for sexual identities

Both sides of SOGI debate for B.C. schools show signs of bravery, but not all are heroic

  • Apr 24, 2018

OUR VIEW: Vaisakhi cleanup puts pot partiers to shame

Half a million people attend parade in Surrey and in its wake, things are cleaned up within 10 hours

  • Apr 24, 2018

Reality of secondary suites

Secondary suites aren’t going away, so it’s appropriate that the City of Chilliwack is looking at ways to manage them.

Humboldt tragedy cuts to the core

So many dreams died on that bus; so many more irreparably altered.