Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

LETTER: No ‘intention to erase history’ with Ogden Point, says harbour authority

In response to the article, “Advocates call for Victoria’s Ogden Point to…

  • Sep 6, 2019

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTER: Death of deer was preventable

Reader says speedy drivers the reason deer killed on residential street

  • Sep 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: Summer is a state of mind

Lets maintain a little bit of summertime bliss

  • Sep 3, 2019

LETTER: Ping pong table a drop in the funding bucket

Re: Taxpayers question cost of new public ping pong table in Humboldt…

  • Sep 2, 2019

LETTER: Parking woes damage tourism industry

Re: Let’s change the conversation about parking. I disagree with the need…

  • Sep 2, 2019

LETTER: Marijuana legalization just another tax grab

Re: Marijuana’s risks don’t belong in Sidney. I am in complete agreement…

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: Bicycles a part of daily life

Re: Bike lanes hurt businesses. Opinions that start with “people generally” are…

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: No action taken on Oak Bay’s climate emergency

On April 8, council moved that the District of Oak Bay declare…

  • Sep 1, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

LETTER: Congratulations Saanich Engineering on a job well done

Kudos to Saanich Engineering, workers and contractors. The recent reconstruction of Ridgebank…

  • Aug 31, 2019

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019

LETTER: Kenneth Fenton’s day parole highlights problems with justice system

The loss of faith in our justice system is becoming abundantly clear.…

  • Aug 31, 2019

LETTER: Parent praises online community, cab driver, in return of stolen bike

Re: Parent pleads for return of daughter’s stolen bike. We have been…

  • Aug 31, 2019

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

Letter: Residents make one last attempt to save historic Oak Bay carriage house

It is hoped that the Annandale Carriage House, pending permission to move…

  • Aug 26, 2019

LETTER: Reduce ease of parking, increase ease of accessibility

Prioritizing sustainable transportation in a time of climate crisis

  • Aug 25, 2019

LETTER: Bombardier doesn’t deliver

Canada is home to a big company, Bombardier, which builds vehicles sold…

  • Aug 25, 2019

LETTER: Cyclists offer ridiculous excuses

I am continually amazed at the justifications I hear from cyclists who…

  • Aug 25, 2019