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MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Esquimalt is driven by volunteerism

Barb Desjardins extols the virtues of volunteers in her community

  • Apr 19th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Impact of speculation tax needs to be measured

Victoria’s Lisa Helps weighs in on the provincial real estate legislation

  • Apr 5th, 2018

MP Report: Defending our oceans

Murray Rankin serves as Member of Parliament for Victoria

  • Apr 2nd, 2018
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Topaz Park Plan open house
Shania Twain visits CFB Esquimalt
CRD sewage pipe pull
Vic High opens the first learning school farm in Victoria

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new

Mayor’s Message: Celebrating francophone culture in Esquimalt

Mayor Barb Desjardins notes the role of French language and culture in the Township

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speculation tax, cabin tax or asset tax?

Targeting empty homes seems confused and ineffective

COLUMN: Why fans should continue watching the Canucks

After a tough season, Vancouver fans have promise for remaining 11 games

B.C. VIEWS: These are taxing times for our new NDP government

Businesses, non-profits, local governments are feeling the pinch of payroll tax

SUZUKI: Renewable communities produce energy, jobs and hope

Examples in B.C. of people choosing to pursue alternative energy sources

  • Mar 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Protest industry prepares for war against Alberta oil

Leaked document describes ‘swarm’ and ‘hive’ anti-pipeline strategy

Student Voice: Students trying to find their fit for career path

Grade 10 Claremont student sees her career aspirations range from lawyer to human resources manager

  • Mar 3rd, 2018

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Wholehearted support given for Songhees Games bid

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps thrilled to stand with Indigenous leaders through bid process

  • Mar 1st, 2018

COLUMN: The lingering effects of bullying

Someone had reached out to make amends for what had happened