Editorials

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Municipal election is Oct. 20

  • Sep 9, 2018

EDITORIAL: Overdose Awareness Day a chance for all of us to understand depth of problem

International range of events illustrate the scope of the opioid crisis

  • Aug 29, 2018

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

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

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EDITORIAL: Statue’s removal stokes divisions

Removal of John A. Macdonald statue serves as political wedge

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

EDITORIAL: Bringing suicide into the light, before it happens

Recent public incidents a reminder for all of us to reach out when people are troubled

  • Jul 12, 2018

Public’s voice muted on fishing

If we want to have chinook salmon and killer whales around for…

  • Jul 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Saanich, Victoria need clarity in wording of referendum question

Historic meeting of two councils on referendum question for amalgamation

  • Jun 28, 2018

Hey Saanich, get real with pot

The approach of Saanich towards the pending legalization of recreational cannabis appears…

  • Jun 27, 2018

EDITORIAL: A matter of reconciliation

The sale of the Jordan River lands to the Pacheedaht implies expectations and obligations

  • Jun 27, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: Mayor on right track with health care

It sounds like just another example of Sooke council shunting an issue…

  • Jun 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: Images of suffering children reflect new American reality

They’re sounds and images that could melt the coldest of hearts. But…

  • Jun 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Enforcement the key to affecting change

Tenants will play a key role in making newly enacted renter protections work as intended

  • May 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Amateur sports benefits the entire community

The crack of bats on balls and the sounds of cheers from…

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: Premier makes most out of a losing hand on pipeline

The cards were stacked against him when B.C. Premier John Horgan sat…

  • Apr 16, 2018