Editorials

EDITORIAL: Dragon Boat Festival provides inspiration in Victoria

This weekend’s event features competition, courage and culture

EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now

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

  • Aug 15th, 2017

EDITORIAL : Victoria parks camping rules need to be enforced

Public parks not there for free tourist accommodation

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

Mount Edward supportive housing plan right for Victoria

Despite housing a larger number than currently on site, this proposal makes sense

Change of course needed for ICBC

It’s time the provincial government looked at ending the monopoly on automobile insurance

  • Jul 29th, 2017
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          Shutterbugs share your best faces and places of Oak Bay

          Deadline to submit for the Oak Bay News annual celebration of the community in photos is July 23

          EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

          Careless behaviour costs us all

          • Jul 16th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

          Careless behaviour costs us all

          • Jul 16th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: The CRD needs to take a close look at lifeguards at Thetis Lake

          Budget contraints don’t cut it when lives are at risk

          • Jul 15th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Helping fire victims from Victoria is a phone call or mouse click away

          Red Cross on the ground in affected areas and at the ready for your donations

          • Jul 13th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: City of Victoria taking back regulatory control with pot shop decision

          Reaction to public outcry, change to rules paralells situation with liquor retail stores in 2000s

          • Jul 11th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Supervised consumption sites must be close to users in Victoria

          Having two facilities within a block of each other makes sense

          • Jun 27th, 2017

          Shared Canada 150 celebrations simply feel good

          Inclusion of First Nations in events, planning, is an evolution in relationship

          • Jun 21st, 2017

          Honour the teachers who impress

          As school season draws to a close, thank a teacher who made a difference

          EDITORIAL: Legal pot poses legal questions

          A consistent model for enforcement will be needed once marijuana is legalized

          • Jun 1st, 2017

          Oak Bay says YES to youth reaching for the stars

          For the 10th year YES Awards give freely of their time to help others