Editorials

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly…

  • Mar 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Transit upgrades focus on commuter concerns

BC Transit is embracing technology to make getting around Greater Victoria easier…

  • Feb 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Winter weather poses a challenge

While Greater Victoria residents may have been basking in a mild January,…

  • Feb 13, 2019

EDITORIAL: Take time to ask questions during Black History Month

Racism still lurks even in Canadian society

  • Feb 8, 2019

EDITORIAL: What value do vacant homes bring to a community

The reaction to the province’s decision to impose a tax on vacant…

  • Jan 23, 2019

EDITORIAL: Changes would bring stability to B.C. renters

MLA task force calls for more protection for the province’s renters

  • Dec 19, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Yes, Ben Isitt, there is a Santa Claus

It’s not often that a politician finds themself in hot water for…

  • Dec 11, 2018

EDITORIAL: New laws promise to make roads safer

Police kick off CounterAttack campaign across Capital Region

  • Dec 11, 2018

EDITORIAL: No escaping wrath of climate change

The political fight over the carbon tax continues to rage on across…

  • Nov 5, 2018

EDITORIAL: Voters across Greater Victoria embrace progressive ideas, new course in regional governance

Election results also reveal regional fissure between core and outer communities

EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel

One thing is for certain – gas prices will increase

  • Oct 10, 2018

Authorities should avoid harsh response to new homeless camp in Saanich

Unfortunately, authorities appear less tolerant towards the newest homeless camp in Saanich.

  • Sep 20, 2018

EDITORIAL: Ban on plastic bags reflects new reality

The plastic bag ban Victoria introduced in July of this year is…

  • Sep 18, 2018

EDITORIAL: Overdose Awareness Day a chance for all of us to understand depth of problem

International range of events illustrate the scope of the opioid crisis

  • Aug 29, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Statue’s removal stokes divisions

Removal of John A. Macdonald statue serves as political wedge

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Bringing suicide into the light, before it happens

Recent public incidents a reminder for all of us to reach out when people are troubled

  • Jul 12, 2018

Public’s voice muted on fishing

If we want to have chinook salmon and killer whales around for…

  • Jul 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Density, done right, is no enemy of charm

High land costs mean tough choices for politicians and developers

  • Jul 5, 2018