Editorials

EDITORIAL: Don’t blame Victoria for reduced parking downtown

City takes brunt of complaints from outliers, while contributing to solution through urban density

  • Oct 16, 2017

EDITORIAL: Inclusion in public, exclusion in private

Those in charge of hiring need to park their prejudices at the door

  • Oct 4, 2017

B.C. government should create a provincial bus service

Greyhound’s reduced service will begin to affect communities, reader writes

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EDITORIAL: Armed attack in Vegas strikes close to home

VicPD chief was among the Victoria-area residents in the area at the time

  • Oct 2, 2017

EDITORIAL: Super unnatural Atlantic salmon

Sooke council’s decision to prohibit ocean-based invasive salmon in local waters, while…

  • Sep 19, 2017

EDITORIAL: Getting back to ‘normal’ depends on one’s circumstances

United Way campaign brings light to the need to help others

Editorial: Tragedy strikes again with motorbike crash

Monday’s fatal crash on Boleskine Road proved again there’s little room for…

  • Sep 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: School dress codes a tricky balancing act

Greater Victoria district grapples with creating an appropriate policy

  • Sep 12, 2017

EDITORIAL: Caring for pets a tricky business at times

Animals in crisis have been in the news this week

EDITORIAL: A road reminder as kids return to school

With many of us trying to make the most of the dwindling…

  • Sep 2, 2017

EDITORIAL: Rewriting history simply complicated

John A. Macdonald statue need not come down, but Indigenous leaders deserve equal treatment

EDITORIAL: Overdose awareness day illustrates public health crisis

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

  • Aug 31, 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 29, 2017

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

EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now

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

  • Aug 15, 2017

EDITORIAL : Victoria parks camping rules need to be enforced

Public parks not there for free tourist accommodation

  • Aug 15, 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