Editorials

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s fire hydrant plan is a smart move

What it means is an estimated 2,650 new parking spaces in the City of Surrey

  • Jul 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

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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

OUR VIEW: Hiring more police officers is not a panacea

Will having more police arrest the occurrence of gang violence in Surrey? Very unlikely

  • Jun 19, 2018

OUR VIEW: To make Surrey safer from gang violence, we all must play our part

We can’t simply look to our politicians for a be-all, end-all solution

  • Jun 15, 2018

OUR VIEW: SafePoint injection site is saving lives in Surrey

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

  • Jun 12, 2018

OUR VIEW: Surrey peacock chaos for the birds

Relocate peacocks before things get even more out of control

  • Jun 7, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

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

OUR VIEW: Find a fix and make gas cheaper

We’re already ICBC’d, BC Hydro’d, Fortis’d, TransLink’d, fee-d and taxed to the point of tears.

  • May 3, 2018

OUR VIEW: Funny how that happens

Phase one of Surrey’s light rail transit project now $1.65 billion. In 2015, it was $1.25 billion

  • May 1, 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: Surrey’s Vaisakhi cleanup puts Vancouver’s 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

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

OUR VIEW: More help on way for Surrey’s addicted and homeless

Surrey’s death toll from drug overdosing in 2017 was 174 people, second only to Vancouver’s 348 deaths

  • Feb 5, 2018

OUR VIEW: ICBC “dumpster fire” needs to be doused

Maybe it’s high time to say “Dasvidaniya” to ICBC’s monopoly

  • Jan 29, 2018

OUR VIEW: Let’s hope they stall road pricing

Don’t inflict yet another fee on already financially burdened ratepayers

  • Jan 18, 2018