Opinion

EDITORIAL: Blood donation a gift, but more so in summer

Canadian Blood Services calling for donors during traditionally quieter vacation season

  • Jun 11th, 2018
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Oak Bay High C4C car wash
Pet-A-Palooza 2018
Oak Bay brothers scoop 10 kg of poop from park
Greater Victoria in a haze

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

EDITORIAL: BC SPCA’s horse and carriage recommendations seem extreme

Other options available rather than a blanket removal from Inner Harbour areas

  • Jun 6th, 2018

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Another side to reality based police situations: letter writer

News should cover incidents from the viewpoint of those arrested

  • Jun 5th, 2018

Market capitalism a main driver of income inequality, reader writes

Columnist Tom Fletcher logic seems backwards on anti-poverty actions

  • Jun 4th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Justin Trudeau left himself no choice on pipeline

Federal Liberals undermined National Energy Board, then realized the cost

Proportional representation options lacking, reader writes

Preferential ballot makes more sense to gain locally connected candidates

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy