Editorial

EDITORIAL: MSP cut not so dramatic

This is a cut to Medical Services Plan premiums, slicing them in half for most people, starting next year.

EDITORIAL: No winners in personal attacks

Sometimes, a supposed expression of opinion just goes way too far.

EDITORIAL: Canada has become the voice of liberty

As freedom and liberty turn its back on those it once inspired, the focus turns to Canada in hopes that we can fill the void.

EDITORIAL: Ethics shouldn’t be a grey area

People should not have to dole out large amounts of cash to have access to our country’s politicians.

EDITORIAL: Still work to do on grad rates

This is where we get into the “glass half full versus glass half empty” debate.

EDITORIAL: Prognostications came true to life

Some things will change and some things will stay the same in 2017.

EDITORIAL: Christmas more than just presents

It’s worth remembering, at Christmas time, what’s important, and for most of us, that’s family.

EDITORIAL: Yuletide cheer

Christmassy features along Sooke Road and Wadams Way has put us in the holiday spirit.

EDITORIAL: Number crunch a head scratcher

An 8 % jump in the CRD's provisional budget is a straightforward statistic that’s easy to understand... on some levels.

EDITORIAL: It’s time B.C. listened to us

Nothing is ever going to get done in Sooke if the province keeps turning the other cheek.

EDITORIAL: Island residents will be watching

Premier Christy Clark is selling a dream for Vancouver Island’s economic future.

EDITORIAL: It’s imperative to remember

Every year on Nov. 11 we try to remember the innumerable reasons for which we honour our veterans.

EDITORIAL: Kids’ costumes beyond bad taste

Sometimes things that were once considered OK by the masses aren’t any longer.

EDITORIAL: Communities get say in court

It’s not always just individuals who are affected by a crime, sometimes the community as a whole also suffers consequences.

EDITORIAL: A fishy politician

It’s not often we sit in this space and congratulate a politician, but that’s what we’re doing today.

EDITORIAL: Tour de Rock is quite a ride

Many of us are impacted by cancer. It might make us feel scared or angry.

EDITORIAL: Parking issue in the wrong zone

A new lot, a trail and a no parking zone should of solved the parking problem at the Prestige hotel. Did it though?

EDITORIAL: It’s time to take a stand, Sooke

When the disagreements turn personal or we act on dislike of a person, that’s where the line is crossed

EDITORIAL: Metal bins and fundraising

Our society – read: big politics – needs to get its head around the importance of funding public education.

EDITORIAL: Ottawa must act on pot issue

If a law is bad, we need to have the law changed, not complain that the authorities are upholding it.