Editorials

Aman Parhar, Editor - Vanderhoof Omineca Express, Caledonia Courier, Stuart Nechako Advertiser. (Nick Laws/The Northern View)

My journey to Northern B.C.

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Column: Come together for the Wet’suwet’en people

Column: Come together for the Wet’suwet’en people

Former elected chief and CEO of First Nations LNG Alliance hopes for peace amongst Wet’suwet’en.

  • Jan 11, 2019
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Editorial: see the light

Winter driving can be safer for everyone if we simply turn on head and tail lights

  • Jan 10, 2019
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Editorial: Go out and play

How much is too much screen time?

  • Dec 13, 2018
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Editorial: The Speaker shouldn’t be an MLA

Editorial: The Speaker shouldn’t be an MLA

Time to re-evaluate the Speaker position

Editorial: The Speaker shouldn’t be an MLA
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EDITORIAL: Halloween is coming, so be scared, but be safe

Parents and motorists have a huge responsibility on Halloween night

  • Oct 31, 2018
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Alberta ramps up COVID-19 shots, paramedics added to priority list
Pelosi signs second Trump impeachment
Canada secures more vaccine doses from Pfizer
Police hunt for arsonist who lit sleeping homeless woman's blanket on fire in Vancouver
EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel

EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel

One thing is for certain – gas prices will increase

  • Oct 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel
EDITORIAL: How we cover the municipal election

EDITORIAL: How we cover the municipal election

The Omineca Express explains the process to keep our election coverage as fair as possible

  • Oct 5, 2018
EDITORIAL: How we cover the municipal election
Ask candidates tough questions

Ask candidates tough questions

Municipal election is Oct. 20

  • Sep 12, 2018
Ask candidates tough questions
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

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

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
The Jack family has been missing for 29 years and police are urging anyone with information to come forward. (Crime Stoppers Flyer)

29th anniversary of the missing Jack family

Tortured family begs tipper to come forward

The Jack family has been missing for 29 years and police are urging anyone with information to come forward. (Crime Stoppers Flyer)
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

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: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

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: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

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
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining