Editorials

EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada’s man in Canada’s band

A nation mourns the passing of the Tragically Hip’s iconic frontman

EDITORIAL: Don’t blame Victoria for reduced parking downtown

City takes brunt of complaints from outliers, while contributing to solution through urban density

  • Oct 16th, 2017
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Mainroad joins Shift Into Winter
Rainbow trout released into local lakes
Sooke Shelter Society addresses homelessness
Pacheedaht First Nation

EDITORIAL: Inclusion in public, exclusion in private

Those in charge of hiring need to park their prejudices at the door

  • Oct 4th, 2017

B.C. government should create a provincial bus service

Greyhound’s reduced service will begin to affect communities, reader writes

EDITORIAL: Armed attack in Vegas strikes close to home

VicPD chief was among the Victoria-area residents in the area at the time

  • Oct 2nd, 2017

This week’s Cartoon

There’s no doubt Sooke is in dire need of a dog park, but it needs to be the right size

  • Sep 26th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Getting back to ‘normal’ depends on one’s circumstances

United Way campaign brings light to the need to help others

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

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