Editorials

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

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Oak Bay robots compete in FTT challenge
Scout hall becomes bottle depot
Dogs enjoying Willows Beach
Let it shine

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

Change of course needed for ICBC

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

  • Jul 29, 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 16, 2017

EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

Careless behaviour costs us all

  • Jul 16, 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 15, 2017