Editorials

Shayne Williams is executive director of Lookout Emergency Aid Society, which runs the SafePoint supervised consumption site on 135A Street. (Photo: Amy Reid)

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
Shayne Williams is executive director of Lookout Emergency Aid Society, which runs the SafePoint supervised consumption site on 135A Street. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)
Pipeline reboot?

Pipeline reboot?

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

Pipeline reboot?
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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
A true team win

A true team win

The recent RCB Cup will leave Chilliwack cheering for a while

A true team win
Watching the river rise

Watching the river rise

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

Watching the river rise
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

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: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

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: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature
Opposing rallies in Vancouver Monday. (Kat Slepian photos)

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
Opposing rallies in Vancouver Monday. (Kat Slepian photos)
An estimated 500,000 people celebrated Vaisakhi in Surrey on Saturday – and to their credit, all the garbage was gone within hours after the massive parade. (Photo: Crystal Scuor)

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
An estimated 500,000 people celebrated Vaisakhi in Surrey on Saturday – and to their credit, all the garbage was gone within hours after the massive parade. (Photo: Crystal Scuor)
Reality of secondary suites

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.

Reality of secondary suites
Humboldt tragedy cuts to the core

Humboldt tragedy cuts to the core

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

Humboldt tragedy cuts to the core
Can’t we just lighten up?

Can’t we just lighten up?

We shouldn’t be afraid to give our city a little personality

Can’t we just lighten up?
The long-derelict Traders Inn site on Yale Road will be home to a new 46-unit housing project, with 24/7 wrap-around care, for homeless in Chilliwack.

The right thing to do

New supportive housing project in Chilliwack another step in the right direction.

The long-derelict Traders Inn site on Yale Road will be home to a new 46-unit housing project, with 24/7 wrap-around care, for homeless in Chilliwack.
Leaving it to chance

Leaving it to chance

What’s missing in the announced closure of the CHANCE alternative progam in Chilliwack is word on a clear plan for the future.

Leaving it to chance
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)
Stop the ICBC bleeding

Stop the ICBC bleeding

There’s more than enough blame to go around.

Stop the ICBC bleeding
Driven to distraction

Driven to distraction

The Chilliwack school district must move beyond the distraction created a trustee’s anti-SOGI stand

Driven to distraction
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining
Can we do better?

Can we do better?

How would you like to see Chilliwack snow removal strategy change next year?

Can we do better?
City capital plan lets us look into the future

City capital plan lets us look into the future

The City of Chilliwack plans to spend millions of your dollars over the next decade. Do you want to know how?

City capital plan lets us look into the future