Opinion

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

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Rainbow trout released into local lakes
Sooke Shelter Society addresses homelessness
Pacheedaht First Nation
Tour de Rock visits Sooke

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

EDITORIAL: Statue’s removal stokes divisions

Removal of John A. Macdonald statue serves as political wedge

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

Speculation tax could send part-time Victoria resident packing

Property owner from U.S. loves our city, hates the idea of being taxed like a speculator

  • Jul 31st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund