Editorials

EDITORIAL: School dress codes a tricky balancing act

Greater Victoria district grapples with creating an appropriate policy

  • Sep 12th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Caring for pets a tricky business at times

Animals in crisis have been in the news this week

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Police attending multi-vehicle crash on Sooke Road
Sooke salt producer shaking up the market
Award-winning distillery relocating to Sooke
Cooking with Killer

EDITORIAL: Overdose awareness day illustrates public health crisis

With too many drug overdoses and deaths, best way still to reduce risk is abstinence

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Infrastructure improvements not fast enough

McKenzie interchange, Blue Water Bridge, among many others are moving at a snail’s pace. Why?

EDITORIAL: Texas floods a wake-up call

Hurricane Harvey serves as a stark reminder to those who think it can’t happen here

  • Aug 30th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Best of intentions not enough for Victoria’s Games bid

Plenty of good ideas and outcomes in plan, but buy-in from the masses lacking

  • Aug 29th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Games enthusiasm captured on video

Victoria 2022 bid committee chair Black has ammunition to counter naysayers

EDITORIAL: Dragon Boat Festival provides inspiration in Victoria

This weekend’s event features competition, courage and culture

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now

Island Health’s strategy to help prevent overdose deaths makes sense

  • Aug 15th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Forest firefighters earn our respect

These people deserve our thanks

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Mount Edward supportive housing plan right for Victoria

Despite housing a larger number than currently on site, this proposal makes sense

EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

Careless behaviour costs us all

  • Jul 16th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

Careless behaviour costs us all

  • Jul 16th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The CRD needs to take a close look at lifeguards at Thetis Lake

Budget contraints don’t cut it when lives are at risk

  • Jul 15th, 2017