Editorials

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
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)
So what do we think about the name Posse?

So what do we think about the name Posse?

Recently The Spotlight printed results of the annual Ballbusters tournament held in…

So what do we think about the name Posse?
EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

Recent incident of vandalism show need for rainbow crosswalks

  • Jul 24, 2019
EDITORIAL: When colours are covered
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: Seriously Penticton? Picking on the homeless?

EDITORIAL: Seriously Penticton? Picking on the homeless?

There are all kinds of reasons people choose to settle in a…

EDITORIAL: Seriously Penticton? Picking on the homeless?
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
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
Princeton - take a lesson from Penticton’s tragedy

Princeton – take a lesson from Penticton’s tragedy

What is there to say? Anyone following the headlines over the past…

Princeton - take a lesson from Penticton’s tragedy
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: A look at who DOESN’T pay taxes in the Town of Princeton

EDITORIAL: A look at who DOESN’T pay taxes in the Town of Princeton

Nobody likes paying taxes. And some people don’t pay them. Last week,…

EDITORIAL: A look at who DOESN’T pay taxes in the Town of Princeton