Editorials

OPINION: Jaffray bear meeting good first step, but not enough

A large number of individuals attended the grizzly bear meeting in Jaffray…

Opinion: funding for Trump’s wall would be better spent on foreign aid

What do Tash Sultana, Donald Trump and Tony Abbott have in common?

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: Changes coming to The Free Press

Things are about to look a little different around here. There is…

  • Jul 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

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Elkford boy, 10, brave in the face of cancer
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Indigenous leaders, politicians say Trans Mountain report flawed

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

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

Farewell – Editorial by Andrea Horton

Five years ago I took a job with Black Press and I…

  • Aug 3, 2017

What should we offer the godfather?

Earlier this year, Japanese technology company Sharp agreed to build a $7…

Sympathy for moose

We’ve been covering the story of the orphaned moose calves whose mother…

It’s time for a functioning government

The other day I was covering BC NDP leader John Horgan’s visit…

Gary Johnson: super fit

Gary Johnson may well be the fittest U.S. presidential candidate of all…

The most socially progressive generation in modern history – Opinion

If you need further proof that the latest generation of kids is…