Opinion

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

LETTER: Outdated privacy laws don’t protect personal information

Canada’s election is just around the corner and I’m concerned that our…

  • Aug 1, 2019
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Oak Bay High choir director wins BC's Outstanding Music Educator of the year award
Oak Bay High artificial turf closed indefinitely as plastic leaking into Bowker creek
Banding the tree to protect against Winter moth
History captured on Oak Bay hydro box

LETTER: Global Fund making a difference

There is growing fear in the development community that after years of…

  • Aug 1, 2019

LETTER: Bike mayor doesn’t have a grasp on reality

It seems to me Susan Stokhof, Victoria’s newly appointed bike mayor, does…

  • Jul 22, 2019

COLUMN: Can’t see the forest for the trees

Adam Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Jul 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

LETTER: Sculpture represents inclusivity

Re: Make public art accessible to all I am the sculptor who…

  • Jul 20, 2019

LETTER: Drivers a greater risk than cyclists

Re: CRD tickets cyclists who ignore stop signs at Lochside trail, Saanich…

  • Jul 17, 2019

LETTER: Act of kindness inspires woman to pay it forward

I would like to thank the wonderful couple who helped me when…

  • Jul 16, 2019

LETTER: Drivers need to get their heads out of the clouds

Recently I have had at least four near misses on the roads…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOR: It’s never to early to start ‘putting up’ food

As we relax into the warmer days of summer it is time…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER: Less cars key to fighting climate change

As a scientist, it seems that David Suzuki has a very narrow…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER: Secondary suites can mitigate rising house prices

Re: the article on the survey on secondary suites that included the…

  • Jul 14, 2019

LETTER: New council follows familiar course on EDPA

Re: Saanich councillor warns of ‘torturous experience’ as they consider replacing EDPA.…

  • Jul 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

LETTER: Thank you to all who made Canada Day a success

Wasn’t that a party? READ ALSO: Packed Canada Day in Sidney sees…

  • Jul 13, 2019

LETTER: Taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize private developers

There seems to be a not so subtle attempt to frame the…

  • Jul 13, 2019

LETTER: West Shore youth run wild

Hello there Colwood and Langford parents. Do you know where your teenager…

  • Jul 13, 2019

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019