Editorials

EDITORIAL: Summer camp a return to imagination

One-quarter of nine and 10-year-old children in Canada have their own cellphones.…

  • May 12, 2019

OPINION: Anti-SOGI group revels in backlash

Jenn Smith’s ‘transgender perspective’ thrives with discord

EDITORIAL: A good start to childcare

$10-a-day care is still a long way off

  • May 8, 2019

EDITORIAL: Broken eggs are people, Mr. Premier

Our political leaders need to act with empathy

  • Apr 16, 2019

EDITORIAL: Take a page from Wally Vowel’s book on development

It’s horrifying that we have to fight our own governments to help save our environment

  • Apr 9, 2019

Municipal budgets a democratic process

Municipal budgets and are perhaps the most democratic of all the forms of taxation

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EDITORIAL: West Shore ferry service would allow commuters to leave gridlock in their wake

A new study promises new hope for those stranded each morning on…

  • Mar 26, 2019

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly…

  • Mar 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Transit upgrades focus on commuter concerns

BC Transit is embracing technology to make getting around Greater Victoria easier…

  • Feb 22, 2019

OUR VIEW: Search and rescue organization needs to be examined

No organization should be immune to scrutiny

  • Feb 17, 2019

EDITORIAL: Winter weather poses a challenge

While Greater Victoria residents may have been basking in a mild January,…

  • Feb 13, 2019

OUR VIEW: Hicks and Our Place deserve our thanks

A deal is struck for an emergency extreme weather shelter in Sooke

EDITORIAL: Take time to ask questions during Black History Month

Racism still lurks even in Canadian society

  • Feb 8, 2019

New councillors earning respect

Municipal government the Charlie Brown of governance

  • Feb 5, 2019

OUR VIEW: Sooke rules for cannabis make sense

Senior levels of government have punted marijuana issue onto municipalities

  • Jan 29, 2019

EDITORIAL: What value do vacant homes bring to a community

The reaction to the province’s decision to impose a tax on vacant…

  • Jan 23, 2019

EDITORIAL: Sooke School District deserves credit for facing mental health challenges

Acceptance and caring are key to addressing the issue

  • Jan 21, 2019

EDITORIAL: Safe water should trump traffic plan

Emergency Malahat route through Sooke watershed a non-starter

  • Jan 15, 2019

EDITORIAL: Christmas is rooted in a simple belief

These days, one couldn’t be faulted for doubting the existence of the…

  • Dec 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: Changes would bring stability to B.C. renters

MLA task force calls for more protection for the province’s renters

  • Dec 19, 2018