Editorials

EDITORIAL: Overdose awareness day illustrates public health crisis

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

  • Aug 31st, 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 29th, 2017
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Berry trial
Oak Bay Snow Day
Heritage Day at the BC Archives
Rotary flag subscriptions spread up Island

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

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

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

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

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