Editorials

EDITORIAL: Optimism around Victoria bridge, pessimism as well

As Johnson Street Bridge project nears completion, how will taxpayers judge this council?

  • Jan 22nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Extra vigilance in downtown Victoria drug area can’t hurt

Needle prick incidents may be a byproduct of permissive action aimed at saving lives

  • Jan 17th, 2018

EDITORIAL: 2017 provided new motivation for Women’s March participants

Victoria’s Women’s March happens this Saturday downtown

  • Jan 16th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Regional growth and governance

‘By legitimizing the regional growth strategy, the CRD is legitimizing our OCP,’ says Mike Hicks

  • Jan 14th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Is a plastic bag ban just a symbolic gesture?

All eyes around the CRD will be on Victoria watching to see what happens after July 1

  • Jan 11th, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Looking ahead involves a little looking backward

The News gratefully acknowledges readers’ trust in us to tell stories that resonate with you

  • Dec 29th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Fingers crossed for benefits from lower MSP premiums

Residents in Victoria, across B.C. may have more in their pockets at the end of the month

  • Dec 29th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Publicizing hate actions painful for the media

Targeting of local synagogues and others in Canada with hate mail a vulgar, bigoted act

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: Traffic study makes sense

Development, bike lanes and demographic changes all affect traffic flow

  • Dec 8th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Connect with Victoria’s homeless community on the Coldest Night of the Year

Our Place taking part in national event for the first time

  • Dec 6th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Federal housing plan a good start

Liberal government makes big promises, if people are willing to wait

  • Nov 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: Many opportunities to learn more about veterans’ experiences

Connecting with those who have served a good way to build understanding

  • Nov 10th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction

ICBC, province hope even steeper distracted driving penalties sends stronger message

  • Nov 7th, 2017

Editorial: Love it or hate it, Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

Don’t forget to fall back an hour Sunday morning (Nov. 5)

EDITORIAL: We’ll judge Victoria’s new bike lane project by cyclists’ usage

Construction will cause congestion along busy Fort Street corridor for a while

  • Oct 26th, 2017