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DAVID SUZUKI: Consumer society no longer serves us

Disposables, planned obsolescence seem strange concepts today

  • Jan 11th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

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Susan Simmons begins her swim from Victoria to Port Angeles and back
Tour de Victoria
Sir John A. Macdonald statue removed from Victoria City Hall
Mayor Lisa Helps opens campaign headquarters

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Premier faces costly urban issues, including marijuana legalization

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Holidays a time to come together in Esquimalt

Barb Desjardins offers Christmastime options from the Township

  • Dec 21st, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: 2017 is the year of the B.C. Green Party

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on election reform

NDP joins Greens in bid for proportional representation

RICKTER SCALE: Stringing along the fa-la-las with dad

Of Christmases past

  • Dec 17th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: B.C. Liberal battle getting bitter

Front-runners Andrew Wilkinson, Todd Stone target Dianne Watts

Liberal leadership hopeful takes advantage of outside lane

Dianne Watts discusses motivation and priorities

  • Dec 9th, 2017

OPINION: Mandatory full face protection a smart move for hockey

‘I can relate more intimately than most; I lost my eye to a hockey stick in June of 1990’

  • Dec 5th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Untold stories of B.C. salmon farms

Indigenous people defend their jobs against constant protests

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Victoria could benefit greatly from federal housing leadership

Lisa Helps says National Housing Strategy could dovetail nicely into regional program

  • Nov 29th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: One political coalition is plotting to kill another

NDP-Green plan to conquer rural B.C. begins to take shape

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Esquimalt is all about community

Mayor Barb Desjardins weighs in on the value of volunteers

  • Nov 23rd, 2017