Editorials

EDITORIAL: Armed attack in Vegas strikes close to home

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

  • Oct 2, 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 26, 2017

EDITORIAL: Super unnatural Atlantic salmon

Sooke council’s decision to prohibit ocean-based invasive salmon in local waters, while…

  • Sep 19, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Getting back to ‘normal’ depends on one’s circumstances

United Way campaign brings light to the need to help others

Editorial: Tragedy strikes again with motorbike crash

Monday’s fatal crash on Boleskine Road proved again there’s little room for…

  • Sep 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: School dress codes a tricky balancing act

Greater Victoria district grapples with creating an appropriate policy

  • Sep 12, 2017

EDITORIAL: Caring for pets a tricky business at times

Animals in crisis have been in the news this week

EDITORIAL: A road reminder as kids return to school

With many of us trying to make the most of the dwindling…

  • Sep 2, 2017

EDITORIAL: Rewriting history simply complicated

John A. Macdonald statue need not come down, but Indigenous leaders deserve equal treatment

EDITORIAL: Overdose awareness day illustrates public health crisis

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

  • Aug 31, 2017

EDITORIAL: Texas floods a wake-up call

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

  • Aug 30, 2017

Infrastructure improvements not fast enough

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

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 29, 2017

EDITORIAL: Moonfist accomplishments and the reason to do more

Sifu Moonfist is certainly getting his due from the community. And it’s…

  • Aug 24, 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

EDITORIAL: Fill plates – not landfills

Redistributing food that would usually be thrown away ­– following the inspiration…

  • Aug 16, 2017

EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now

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

  • Aug 15, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

EDITORIAL: Forest firefighters earn our respect

These people deserve our thanks

  • Aug 1, 2017