Editorials

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fingers crossed for benefits from lower MSP premiums

Residents in Victoria, across B.C. may have more in their pockets at the end of the month

  • Dec 29, 2017

EDITORIAL: Looking ahead involves a little looking backward

The News gratefully acknowledges readers’ trust in us to tell stories that resonate with you

  • Dec 29, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Publicizing hate actions painful for the media

Targeting of local synagogues and others in Canada with hate mail a vulgar, bigoted act

  • Dec 23, 2017

EDITORIAL: Legal battle looming over vacation rentals

Owners of properties used for short-term rentals (STR), as well as companies…

  • Dec 9, 2017

EDITORIAL: Traffic study makes sense

Development, bike lanes and demographic changes all affect traffic flow

  • Dec 8, 2017

EDITORIAL: America’s descent a warning to the world

For most of our lifetimes, America has been seen as that shining…

  • Dec 8, 2017

Editorial: Take, give time to prevent mental health woes this season

Plan now, be realistic about holiday celebrations, no matter what they are

EDITORIAL: Connect with Victoria’s homeless community on the Coldest Night of the Year

Our Place taking part in national event for the first time

  • Dec 6, 2017

EDITORIAL: Words wound, but can also heal

Last week, the News published a story about the Greater Victoria school…

EDITORIAL: Federal housing plan a good start

Liberal government makes big promises, if people are willing to wait

  • Nov 23, 2017

EDITORIAL: Many opportunities to learn more about veterans’ experiences

Connecting with those who have served a good way to build understanding

  • Nov 10, 2017

EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction

ICBC, province hope even steeper distracted driving penalties sends stronger message

  • Nov 7, 2017

Editorial: Love it or hate it, Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

Don’t forget to fall back an hour Sunday morning (Nov. 5)

EDITORIAL: Inmates perform community service behind the scenes

For many of the inmates at William Head, the road to restitution,…

  • Oct 31, 2017

EDITORIAL: We’ll judge Victoria’s new bike lane project by cyclists’ usage

Construction will cause congestion along busy Fort Street corridor for a while

  • Oct 26, 2017

EDITORIAL: School speed zones exist for a reason

When the Sooke RCMP set up their speed enforcement officers outside Journey…

  • Oct 24, 2017

EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada’s man in Canada’s band

A nation mourns the passing of the Tragically Hip’s iconic frontman

EDITORIAL: Silence the wrong course of action

Accounts of young people being beaten, hazed and harassed date back centuries…

  • Oct 17, 2017