Editorials

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

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Kind Kids Club celebrate Kindness Day handing out free parking at BC Cancer Agency

Change of course needed for ICBC

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

  • Jul 29, 2017

Editorial: Be careful what you wish for

In politics, things take much longer to happen than you think they…

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

EDITORIAL: Helping fire victims from Victoria is a phone call or mouse click away

Red Cross on the ground in affected areas and at the ready for your donations

  • Jul 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: City of Victoria taking back regulatory control with pot shop decision

Reaction to public outcry, change to rules paralells situation with liquor retail stores in 2000s

  • Jul 11, 2017

EDITORIAL: Supervised consumption sites must be close to users in Victoria

Having two facilities within a block of each other makes sense

  • Jun 27, 2017

Shared Canada 150 celebrations simply feel good

Inclusion of First Nations in events, planning, is an evolution in relationship

  • Jun 21, 2017

Honour the teachers who impress

As school season draws to a close, thank a teacher who made a difference

Funding dries up for educational programs

It appears Saanich schoolchildren could be on the hook for cost-cutting measures…

  • Jun 2, 2017

EDITORIAL: Legal pot poses legal questions

A consistent model for enforcement will be needed once marijuana is legalized

  • Jun 1, 2017

Oak Bay says YES to youth reaching for the stars

For the 10th year YES Awards give freely of their time to help others

Water safety always in season

Surrounded by the Salish Sea on three sides, Oak Bay has boaters…

  • May 17, 2017

The only wasted vote is a vote not cast

As we head to the polls May 9, there is only one…

  • May 8, 2017