Editorials

Authorities should avoid harsh response to new homeless camp in Saanich

Unfortunately, authorities appear less tolerant towards the newest homeless camp in Saanich.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

EDITORIAL: How many candidates is too many for voters?

Victoria residents have eight mayoral candidates to choose from next month

EDITORIAL: Conference business helps Victoria economy roll along

Current inter-continental parliamentary meetings speak to broad base of clients

  • Sep 11th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Overdose Awareness Day a chance for all of us to understand depth of problem

International range of events illustrate the scope of the opioid crisis

  • Aug 29th, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

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Victoria's deaf community advocates for federal rights
Cook Street Marketplace closes after 32 years
Victoria Royals run drills at CFB Esquimalt
The music of Elinor Dunsmuir unveiled

EDITORIAL: Statue’s removal stokes divisions

Removal of John A. Macdonald statue serves as political wedge

EDITORIAL: Increased communication is a double-edged sword

Increased opportunities to comment on stories doesn’t change to tenets of journalism

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Victoria festival fun a Catch-22

City’s secret is out, perhaps even has been for a while now

EDITORIAL: ‘Dislike’ of homeless people a red herring

Negative actions of the few do little to engender empathy for plight of unhoused campers

  • Jul 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Bringing suicide into the light, before it happens

Recent public incidents a reminder for all of us to reach out when people are troubled

  • Jul 12th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Get ready for the new plastics reality in Victoria

Plastic bags not gone yet from store checkouts, but consumers should make alternative choices now

  • Jul 5th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

EDITORIAL: Improvements in firefighter safety can’t come quickly enough

The death of two former Victoria fire chiefs in 13 months a stark reminder of the job’s hazards

  • Jun 30th, 2018

Saanich, Victoria need clarity in wording of referendum question

Historic meeting of two councils on referendum question for amalgamation

  • Jun 28th, 2018