Editorials

The co-owner of a bar in Red Deer, Alta. doesn’t regret hanging a large pinata of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, shown in a handout photo, in his establishment on the Canada Day weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rob Newell

EDITORIAL: An effigy incites anger

Piñata depicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not address specific concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019
The co-owner of a bar in Red Deer, Alta. doesn’t regret hanging a large pinata of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, shown in a handout photo, in his establishment on the Canada Day weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rob Newell
Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Risk isn’t the only factor for discarded needles

  • Jul 5, 2019
Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk
FESTIVAL CROWD                                While the free music events in Summerland’s Memorial Park were well attended during the Summerland Action Festival, the paid concert on Saturday evening did not draw many people.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

EDITORIAL: Examining a concert

Event held during Summerland Action Festival was poorly attended

  • Jun 13, 2019
FESTIVAL CROWD                                While the free music events in Summerland’s Memorial Park were well attended during the Summerland Action Festival, the paid concert on Saturday evening did not draw many people.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

Many volunteers and organizers have created an amazing event

  • Jun 7, 2019
EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival
Editorial: Diversify to survive

Editorial: Diversify to survive

Our economic drivers are at the mercy of nature

  • May 29, 2019
Editorial: Diversify to survive
The Alberta Handmaids held a silent protest at the UCP Founding AGM this weekend in Red Deer. The pro-choice non-partisan group focuses on women’s reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, diversity and comprehensive sexual education for young people. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)

EDITORIAL: A woman’s right to life

We know this from history. It is dangerous, sometimes fatal, to presume…

The Alberta Handmaids held a silent protest at the UCP Founding AGM this weekend in Red Deer. The pro-choice non-partisan group focuses on women’s reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, diversity and comprehensive sexual education for young people. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar

Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar

The reintroduction of photo radar without talking about photo radar

  • May 22, 2019
Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar
Column: Parallel parking surveys and precedent

Column: Parallel parking surveys and precedent

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • May 20, 2019
Column: Parallel parking surveys and precedent
EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences

EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences

Many Summerland parents are wondering if they may have inadvertently put their children at risk

  • May 18, 2019
EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences
EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores

EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores

It is the location, not the non-medical cannabis business, that attracted attention and concern

  • May 16, 2019
EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores
EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

Provincial governments are taking federal government to court over controversial tax

  • May 4, 2019
EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us
EDITORIAL: Controlling cannabis

EDITORIAL: Controlling cannabis

Summerland and the province of B.C. already have regulations governing cannabis retail stores

  • May 3, 2019
EDITORIAL: Controlling cannabis
EDITORIAL: Time to end a pipeline feud

EDITORIAL: Time to end a pipeline feud

B.C. would not be the only one to lose if Jason Kenney makes good on his promise to turn off the tap

  • Apr 22, 2019
EDITORIAL: Time to end a pipeline feud
EDITORIAL: Responding to a tragedy

EDITORIAL: Responding to a tragedy

The shootings in Penticton and Salmon Arm have affected lives up and down the Okanagan

  • Apr 16, 2019
EDITORIAL: Responding to a tragedy
Moving forward together from tragedy

Moving forward together from tragedy

“I can’t believe something like this could happen in Salmon Arm.” This…

Moving forward together from tragedy
EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 18, 2019
EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame
Cougar stalks Girl Guide selling cookies in Okanagan neighbourhood

Cougar stalks Girl Guide selling cookies in Okanagan neighbourhood

AT RANDOM: Mother issues safety concerns following cougar sighting

Cougar stalks Girl Guide selling cookies in Okanagan neighbourhood
Gerald Butts will be testifying about allegations that the PMO tried to intervene in the SNC-Lavalin case. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

EDITORIAL: Scandal shows government held to a high standard

Canadians expect ethical behaviour from those in elected office and in government roles

  • Mar 7, 2019
Gerald Butts will be testifying about allegations that the PMO tried to intervene in the SNC-Lavalin case. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
School District #83 recently received information on some of the challenges installing seatbelts on school buses would pose. (File photo)

Editorial: Seatbelts overdue on school buses

Should there be seatbelts on school buses? Increasingly, people seem to think…

  • Feb 25, 2019
School District #83 recently received information on some of the challenges installing seatbelts on school buses would pose. (File photo)