Opinion

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

EDITORIAL: Time for an end to blockades

Holding the economy hostage a poor way to achieve reconciliation

  • Feb 25, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: Drivers are just getting worse

The advent of self driving cars can’t come fast enough

MLA REPORT: Peninsula businesses power the local economy

Adam Olsen is MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Feb 22, 2020
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COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

LETTER: Voters suckers for con artists

Government does not offer stewardship people need, says reader

Icy roads a hazard

Reader questions whether roads properly salted

  • Feb 20, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Make uniforms mandatory in schools

Once thought of as a bad idea, the writer now thinks differently about school uniforms

  • Feb 13, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

POLL: Have the disruptions caused by the recent protests made you more likely to support their cause?

If you live in Greater Victoria, it’s been pretty hard to miss…

  • Feb 11, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

COLUMN: Self-service is just a matter of greed

It recently occurred to me that I’m doing a lot of work…

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

LETTERS: Keeping out of the royal media circus

I just wanted to say well done for not buying into the…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: There must be some restrictions on community growth

Re: Restrictions on unrelated occupants. Housing, affordability, good governance, generational tension, points…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: Location of pool should be crystal clear

The report to Victoria’s mayor and council outlining the potential locations for…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: Changes needed for land use applications

Major concerns have been expressed over the last number of years from…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: Central Saanich a leading advocate for agriculture

The article dated Jan. 31 regarding the disbanding of the Agricultural Advisory…

  • Feb 7, 2020