Editorials

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EDITORIAL: When confrontation replaces dialogue

A number of recent comments making news headlines in Canada have shown…

  • Nov 18, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Pageant transition

EDITORIAL: Pageant transition

Expanding Summerland’s Blossom Pageant to include male and female candidates means important changes

  • Nov 10, 2019
EDITORIAL: Pageant transition
MILITARY REVIEW                                Soldiers in Summerland were reviewed by Prince Edward in 1919. On Nov. 11, the community will observe Remembrance Day with a ceremony in Memorial Park at 11 a.m.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

EDITORIAL: An ongoing call for peace

The quest for peace today seems just as elusive as it was during the First World War

  • Nov 8, 2019
MILITARY REVIEW                                Soldiers in Summerland were reviewed by Prince Edward in 1919. On Nov. 11, the community will observe Remembrance Day with a ceremony in Memorial Park at 11 a.m.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
EDITORIAL: Providing support

EDITORIAL: Providing support

Refugee family will need assistance from community of Summerland

  • Nov 1, 2019
EDITORIAL: Providing support
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks next to the Watermark sculpture along the St. John River in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Thursday August 15, 2019. He will have the campaign stage mostly to himself Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 as he reveals the bulk of his party’s re-election platform. The Canadian Press, Stephen MacGillivray photo.

COLUMN: Extreme expressions of political hatred

Online anger against Trudeau reached extreme levels

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks next to the Watermark sculpture along the St. John River in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Thursday August 15, 2019. He will have the campaign stage mostly to himself Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 as he reveals the bulk of his party’s re-election platform. The Canadian Press, Stephen MacGillivray photo.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

EDITORIAL: The wishes of the voters

While the results will not please everyone, this is, more or less, what Canadian voters have chosen

  • Oct 23, 2019
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
EDITORIAL: Considering the promises

EDITORIAL: Considering the promises

During the election campaign examine how the various parties will fulfill their promises to voters

  • Oct 11, 2019
EDITORIAL: Considering the promises
EDITORIAL: Keeping our past

EDITORIAL: Keeping our past

A policy is needed to determine which objects belong in the Summerland Museum

  • Oct 9, 2019
EDITORIAL: Keeping our past
EDITORIAL: Climate is a global concern

EDITORIAL: Climate is a global concern

Factors in North America and Europe affect pollution in Asia

  • Oct 2, 2019
EDITORIAL: Climate is a global concern
EDITORIAL: No the prime minister is not a racist, move on

EDITORIAL: No the prime minister is not a racist, move on

Let’s be very clear about this. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not…

EDITORIAL: No the prime minister is not a racist, move on
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan in the summer of 2018. (Citizen file)

EDITORIAL: Past actions haunt candidates

Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer dogged by incidents from earlier years

  • Sep 19, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan in the summer of 2018. (Citizen file)
EDITORIAL: This is our election

EDITORIAL: This is our election

It is up to the voting public to identify the issues in the upcoming federal election

  • Sep 14, 2019
EDITORIAL: This is our election
Stepping into the superstar spotlight

Stepping into the superstar spotlight

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Canadian win at U.S. Open a historic moment

  • Sep 13, 2019
Stepping into the superstar spotlight
EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

Caustic online retorts happen far too frequently

  • Aug 31, 2019
EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments
EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

Care and attention are needed to prevent long weekend accidents on roads and highways

  • Aug 29, 2019
EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety
On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

If you can’t say something nice folks, don’t say anything at all.…

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families
EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

Negative messaging abandons the quest for the best and instead asks voters to choose the least worst

  • Aug 21, 2019
EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst
EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

Until retail stores are in place, it is too early to determine if the regulations are appropriate

  • Aug 14, 2019
EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis
Salmon Arm was ranked number-one out of B.C. communities included in Maclean’s Magazine’s Best Communities in Canada list for 2019. Out of the 415 communities ranked nationwide, Salmon Arm earned sixth place. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Editorial: We’re the best, how can we be better?

Where do we go from here, Salmon Arm? On the morning of…

  • Aug 13, 2019
Salmon Arm was ranked number-one out of B.C. communities included in Maclean’s Magazine’s Best Communities in Canada list for 2019. Out of the 415 communities ranked nationwide, Salmon Arm earned sixth place. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
The Maple Mountain fire during the summer of 2018 brought the wildfire issue close to home. (File photo)

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

So far this year, 598 fires have destroyed 18,608 hectares provincewide.

  • Aug 11, 2019
The Maple Mountain fire during the summer of 2018 brought the wildfire issue close to home. (File photo)