Editorials

EDITORIAL: Storm event points to fragile infrastructure in some neighbourhoods

EDITORIAL: Storm event points to fragile infrastructure in some neighbourhoods

Many in Chilliwack and surrounding area can be stranded after heavy rain or wind

  • Feb 5, 2020
EDITORIAL: Storm event points to fragile infrastructure in some neighbourhoods
EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

Monday’s 15-hour road closure highlighted need for drivers to be ready for anything

  • Jan 8, 2020
EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation
Editorial: Cleaning up our act

Editorial: Cleaning up our act

We should have banned single-use plastics long ago

  • Jan 7, 2020
Editorial: Cleaning up our act
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Find Me My Furever Home - Theodore and Alvin at the Chilliwack SPCA
Find Me My Furever Home - Julius at the Chilliwack SPCA
Chilliwack Christmas Car Giveaway
Find Me My Furever Home - Sunny at the Chilliwack SPCA
Editorial: Taking lyrics to task

Editorial: Taking lyrics to task

What are holiday songs really saying?

  • Dec 13, 2019
Editorial: Taking lyrics to task
OPINION: It’s time to do something about single-use items overflowing our landfills
OPINION: It’s time to do something about single-use items overflowing our landfills
Winners and losers

Winners and losers

Federal election leaves the win column fairly empty

Winners and losers
Editorial: Vote wisely, but vote

Editorial: Vote wisely, but vote

There are no backsies when it comes to voting

  • Oct 17, 2019
Editorial: Vote wisely, but vote
EDITORIAL: You’re there to vote, not selfie

EDITORIAL: You’re there to vote, not selfie

In fact, taking a selfie while you’re voting is illegal under the Canada Elections Act

  • Oct 11, 2019
EDITORIAL: You’re there to vote, not selfie
EDITORIAL: Role of the newspaper still important

EDITORIAL: Role of the newspaper still important

The spread of fake news by sources that aren’t credible makes it hard to believe everything you read

  • Oct 8, 2019
EDITORIAL: Role of the newspaper still important
There are six candidates confirmed for the federal election in Chilliwack-Hope. Clockwise from top left, incumbent Conservative Mark Strahl, Liberal Kelly Velonis, NDP Heather McQuillan, Marxist-Leninist Dorothy-Jean O’Donnell, People’s Party Rob Bogunovic, and Green Party Arthur Green.

EDITORIAL: Electoral reform could have made things less inevitable

We know who is likely to win in Chilliwack-Hope but it didn’t have to be this way

  • Sep 25, 2019
There are six candidates confirmed for the federal election in Chilliwack-Hope. Clockwise from top left, incumbent Conservative Mark Strahl, Liberal Kelly Velonis, NDP Heather McQuillan, Marxist-Leninist Dorothy-Jean O’Donnell, People’s Party Rob Bogunovic, and Green Party Arthur Green.
EDITORIAL: Strahl’s in for Chilliwack-Hope but no Liberal so far

EDITORIAL: Strahl’s in for Chilliwack-Hope but no Liberal so far

Election fewer than 90 days away but perennial second-place party still has no candidate

  • Jul 23, 2019
EDITORIAL: Strahl’s in for Chilliwack-Hope but no Liberal so far
EDITORIAL: Keeping the fun in youth sports

EDITORIAL: Keeping the fun in youth sports

Worldwide drop in enrolment in sports is the fault of adult behaviour

  • Apr 25, 2019
EDITORIAL: Keeping the fun in youth sports
Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children
EDITORIAL: To those with extreme views, tell us what you really think

EDITORIAL: To those with extreme views, tell us what you really think

Chilliwack school board trustee Darrell Furgason’s comments on dress code are what’s inappropriate

  • Mar 15, 2019
EDITORIAL: To those with extreme views, tell us what you really think
EDITORIAL: Big shoes to fill with editor’s retirement

EDITORIAL: Big shoes to fill with editor’s retirement

As Greg Knill leaves the building he’s a finalist for not one but two Ma Murray journalism awards

  • Mar 8, 2019
EDITORIAL: Big shoes to fill with editor’s retirement
Chilliwack trustees knew what they were in for when they ran

Chilliwack trustees knew what they were in for when they ran

Feel like Chilliwack school trustees are underpaid? Do the research and make a recommendation for the next board.

Chilliwack trustees knew what they were in for when they ran
Chilliwack school trustees must keep eye on what really matters

Chilliwack school trustees must keep eye on what really matters

Chilliwack school district needs to build on its success improving student achievement

Chilliwack school trustees must keep eye on what really matters
OUR VIEW: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

OUR VIEW: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

Anyone who’s lived north of the Malahat for any length of time…

  • Jan 23, 2019
OUR VIEW: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass
Chilliwack puts more boots on the ground

Chilliwack puts more boots on the ground

Proposed tax increase will help pay for additional police resources

Chilliwack puts more boots on the ground
Housing Hub looks at the long term in Chilliwack

Housing Hub looks at the long term in Chilliwack

Stable funding is necessary so Chilliwack’s Housing Hub program can continue

Housing Hub looks at the long term in Chilliwack