Editorials

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
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
Vernon adult spelling bee stumps Morning Star Word Nerds

Vernon adult spelling bee stumps Morning Star Word Nerds

Valiant, 12th annual effort to be champs falls short at Literacy Society of North Okanagan Bee

Vernon adult spelling bee stumps Morning Star Word Nerds
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
Economics 101.9 is a real gas in B.C.

Economics 101.9 is a real gas in B.C.

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: I understand supply and demand…but even I can’t figure out why the price of gas is so high

  • Apr 19, 2019
Economics 101.9 is a real gas in B.C.
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
Editorial: Spending our tax dollars

Editorial: Spending our tax dollars

What is city hall’s role in promoting the downtown core?

  • Mar 15, 2019
Editorial: Spending our tax dollars
Cougar scares Girl Guide selling cookies in Vernon neighbourhood

Cougar scares Girl Guide selling cookies in Vernon neighbourhood

AT RANDOM: Mother issues safety concerns following cougar sighting

Cougar scares Girl Guide selling cookies in Vernon 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)
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(Black Press Media files)
Editorial: Make every day Pink Shirt Day

Editorial: Make every day Pink Shirt Day

Anti-bullying discourse is the key to mitigating bullying’s devastating impact

  • Feb 26, 2019
Editorial: Make every day Pink Shirt Day
At Random: The state of journalism in our modern world

At Random: The state of journalism in our modern world

With the advent of social media, proper journalism is more important than ever

At Random: The state of journalism in our modern world
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)
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)