Editorials

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
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From an egg to their first flight, Saanich woman records 11-day period of Junco sparrows on her deck
B.C. Ferries CEO helps clean Willows Beach, finds old shoe, men's underwear and a lot of cigarette butts
Kindness Day comes to B.C. Cancer Agency
Kind Kids Club celebrate Kindness Day handing out free parking at BC Cancer Agency

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

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