Editorials

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EDITORIAL: B.C.’s prescription to end opioid epidemic

As the casualties continue to mount, B.C. is calling on Ottawa to…

  • Nov 20, 2021
B.C. vaccine passport (Black Press Media)

EDITORIAL: Vaccine mandates the safest way to get through pandemic

Mandates have become the latest tool in the fight against the spread…

  • Nov 4, 2021
BC Ferries has eliminated Wi-Fi service on all of its sailings. (Black Press Media file photo)

EDITORIAL: BC Ferries signals surrender over Wi-Fi

When the going gets tough, it’s best to quit and move on…

Trump supporter Jake Contos chants during a protest against the election results outside the central counting board at the tcf Center in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

EDITORIAL: U.S. election chaos puts democracy in doubt

President Donald Trump looks to overturn the will of the American people

  • Nov 14, 2020
Trump supporter Jake Contos chants during a protest against the election results outside the central counting board at the tcf Center in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
BC Ferries is experiencing heavy traffic with long weekend travellers heading back to the Lower Mainland. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
BC Ferries is experiencing heavy traffic with long weekend travellers heading back to the Lower Mainland. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
The Class of 2020 can create a new normal – one that’s fairer and gives everybody opportunity. (Pixabay photo)

EDITORIAL: Class of 2020 faces many challenges

But the Class of 2020 can create a new normal – one that’s fairer and gives everybody opportunity

  • Jun 22, 2020
The Class of 2020 can create a new normal – one that’s fairer and gives everybody opportunity. (Pixabay photo)
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked. (Nicole Crescnezi/News staff)

Sending thanks to community workers across Greater Victoria

Many are diligently helping society amidst COVID-19 fears

Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked. (Nicole Crescnezi/News staff)
EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

This week, the Comox Valley Record published two articles regarding the novel…

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally
Justin Trudeau says the Incident Response Group will talk about how to handle the protests against a natural gas pipeline that crosses Wet’suwet’en territory in northern British Columbia. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

EDITORIAL: Time for an end to blockades

Holding the economy hostage a poor way to achieve reconciliation

  • Feb 25, 2020
Justin Trudeau says the Incident Response Group will talk about how to handle the protests against a natural gas pipeline that crosses Wet’suwet’en territory in northern British Columbia. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Hundreds have demonstrated across Victoria in recent weeks in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Black Press Media file photo)

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
Hundreds have demonstrated across Victoria in recent weeks in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Black Press Media file photo)
EDITORIAL: It’s time to face the truth on drug use

EDITORIAL: It’s time to face the truth on drug use

The homeless don’t own the drug epidemic

  • Nov 18, 2019
EDITORIAL: It’s time to face the truth on drug use
EDITORIAL: We need to step up our recycling efforts

EDITORIAL: We need to step up our recycling efforts

As much as 60 per cent of items taken to landfill could be recycled

  • Nov 13, 2019
EDITORIAL: We need to step up our recycling efforts
EDITORIAL: Let’s not forget current military

EDITORIAL: Let’s not forget current military

Remembrance Day should include today’s veterans

  • Nov 5, 2019
EDITORIAL: Let’s not forget current military
Two young David Merner supporters cry in the aftermath of the election at the Green Party of Canada’s election night party at the Crystal Gardens in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

EDITORIAL: When the election hangover fades our work begins

The electorate has a responsibility

  • Oct 22, 2019
Two young David Merner supporters cry in the aftermath of the election at the Green Party of Canada’s election night party at the Crystal Gardens in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
EDITORIAL: The truth about fake news

EDITORIAL: The truth about fake news

The challenges of spotting fake news.

  • Oct 11, 2019
EDITORIAL: The truth about fake news
OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break

OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break

Young people get a rude introduction into adult life here in B.C. with high cost of living

  • Sep 13, 2019
OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break
EDITORIAL: Summer is a state of mind

EDITORIAL: Summer is a state of mind

Lets maintain a little bit of summertime bliss

  • Sep 3, 2019
EDITORIAL: Summer is a state of mind
EDITORIAL: New rules a road block for ride sharing

EDITORIAL: New rules a road block for ride sharing

Just how many taxi drivers do we have in this province? That…

  • Aug 22, 2019
EDITORIAL: New rules a road block for ride sharing
EDITORIAL: Incentives would fuel purchase of e-bikes

EDITORIAL: Incentives would fuel purchase of e-bikes

Much has been made recently about the incentives being doled out by…

  • Jul 12, 2019
EDITORIAL: Incentives would fuel purchase of e-bikes
EDITORIAL: D-Day sacrifices should stir concern today

EDITORIAL: D-Day sacrifices should stir concern today

Seventy-five years have passed since nearly 150,000 Allied troops landed on the…

  • Jun 3, 2019
EDITORIAL: D-Day sacrifices should stir concern today