Editorials

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
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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

EDITORIAL: Yes, Ben Isitt, there is a Santa Claus

It’s not often that a politician finds themself in hot water for…

  • Dec 11, 2018

EDITORIAL: New laws promise to make roads safer

Police kick off CounterAttack campaign across Capital Region

  • Dec 11, 2018

A lack of a homeless shelter diminishes Sooke

A community’s true character is shown by how it treats its most vulnerable.

  • Dec 4, 2018

OUR VIEW: Vandalism of Sooke mansion disturbing on many levels

Many, many questions go unanswered

  • Nov 21, 2018

EDITORIAL: No escaping wrath of climate change

The political fight over the carbon tax continues to rage on across…

  • Nov 5, 2018

EDITORIAL: Halloween is coming, so be scared, but be safe

Parents and motorists have a huge responsibility on Halloween night

  • Oct 29, 2018

EDITORIAL: Voters across Greater Victoria embrace progressive ideas, new course in regional governance

Election results also reveal regional fissure between core and outer communities

OUR VIEW: Candidates deserve our gratitude for their community spirit

Telling you how to vote creates perceptions of bias

  • Oct 17, 2018

EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel

One thing is for certain – gas prices will increase

  • Oct 10, 2018

Authorities should avoid harsh response to new homeless camp in Saanich

Unfortunately, authorities appear less tolerant towards the newest homeless camp in Saanich.

  • Sep 20, 2018

EDITORIAL: Ban on plastic bags reflects new reality

The plastic bag ban Victoria introduced in July of this year is…

  • Sep 18, 2018

Ask candidates tough questions

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