Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Editorial

Editorial

Editorial: Bylaw enforcement tough job in Oliver

You couldn’t pay me a king’s ransom to enforce the bylaws of any town, city or hamlet, even with a population of five people. In...

Editorial: Need some WD40 for the courthouse door

It’s time to organize a placard march to the nearest MP’s office or courthouse to protest the gross lack of deterrence in our justice...

Editorial: Victims never given that kind of power

Thought you heard the last of dangerous offender Ronald Teneycke? Nope. He’s in the spotlight again, courtesy of our (in)justice system. First, federal prison officials allowed...

EDITORIAL: We are all suffering from legalized pot

Since marijuana was legalized by our forward-thinking prime minister, we can now enjoy the foul aroma of cannabis in many neighbourhoods and on many...

Editorial: The challenges of being school-aged

Chatting with Yvonne Moore about her school memories in the good ol’ days made me think of my own in northern Ontario. No, we didn’t...

Editorial: Can’t Kenney get pipeline built without being a bully?

New Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is acting like a schoolyard bully. He’s threatening to punch B.C. in the face by enacting his “turn off the...

Editorial: Only fossils still fight the war on drugs

There was a letter in the April 18 Chronicle advocating that we deny health care to the most vulnerable. The writer doesn’t believe that people...

Editorial: ‘No’ national park referendum

Let’s face it – if a referendum were held on the national park reserve it would probably result in a majority of “No” votes....

Editorial: Horgan out of touch on national park

Whoa, where has John Horgan been for the last five years? The premier should have seen the national park reserve question coming from a mile...

EDITORIAL: Trudeau’s true colours

Ladies, find yourself a man who will be as loyal to you as our Prime Minister is to SNC-Lavalin. Try to avoid anyone with...

Editorial: An ode to Crystal

Sorry, Crystal, I never got to say goodbye; your passing was too sudden. I’ll never forgot that raspy voice that spewed all manner of...

EDITORIAL: Students get ‘A’ for social responsibility

It’s refreshing to see students learning so much more than academics these days. Us “old school” geezers can only remember the “golden” rules and the...

Letter: National park Reserve Process is flawed

By the Grasslands Park Review Coalition It is becoming clear that a Vancouver based group is running the show. The area parks Canada is stealing away...

Editorial: Decision proves that fentanyl no big deal

Looking at 2018 crime stats in Oliver is not the way to start 2019 on a positive note. The stats are downright depressing – violent...

Editorial: Something fishy here about inmate letters

It’s a little suspicious when a prisoner shares accolades of the prison that’s holding them captive.  Let alone twice in one week. Earlier this month I...