Opinion

COLUMN: We shouldn’t need a program to speak to the aged

Society has forgotten the value of speaking to those who have lived through adversity

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

COLUMN: Graffiti is more than just a nuisance

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association Graffiti, or tagging as it is…

  • Aug 9, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Civic elections hard work for voters

Not voting easier, but it has consequences

  • Aug 13, 2019

LETTER: Otter Point Road needs maintenance

Reader says politicians should take closer look at roadway

  • Aug 7, 2019

LETTER: Populists willing to exploit others

Populist rhetoric is worse than tabloid newspapers’, writes reader

  • Aug 6, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

EDITORIAL: Truth exists despite the jargon of today’s world

Journalists have the dubious distinction of receiving information from both public and…

  • Aug 2, 2019

LETTER: Outdated privacy laws don’t protect personal information

Canada’s election is just around the corner and I’m concerned that our…

  • Aug 1, 2019

LETTER: Global Fund making a difference

There is growing fear in the development community that after years of…

  • Aug 1, 2019

LETTERS: ‘I would not call doughnuts progress’

Reader says Sooke seems to be progressing towards ugly treeless malls

  • Jul 31, 2019

LETTER: Language police get first recruit

Language skills, spoken and written, continue to atrophy from our digital obsessions, says reader

  • Jul 30, 2019

LETTER: Bike mayor doesn’t have a grasp on reality

It seems to me Susan Stokhof, Victoria’s newly appointed bike mayor, does…

  • Jul 22, 2019

COLUMN: Can’t see the forest for the trees

Adam Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Jul 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Trees at the heart of Sooke

Two largely unrelated stories surfaced this week that might lead one to…

  • Jul 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda