Editorials

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

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

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
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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

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

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

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Carving as an act of resistance

Sculptor George Rammell reflects on Gidansda’s lifelong fusion of art and politics.

  • May 19, 2017

CARTOON: Notley pleads her case

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley focus of editorial cartoon

  • Dec 7, 2016

EDITORIAL: The Observer welcomes new Masset reporter, Andrew Hudson

For a long time people in the north have been asking for more coverage of events in their communities

  • Jan 21, 2016

EDITORIAL: News coverage staying focused on Haida Gwaii

Pleased to make website changes, but there are still some improvements to be made.

  • Dec 29, 2015

EDITORIAL: More than just a business award, it’s entrepreneurism at its best

Patrick Shannon, winner of 2015's Young Aboriginal Entrepreneur Award

  • Oct 2, 2015