Editorials

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

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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

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

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