Editorials

EDITORIAL: Gas probe limits only give fuel to critics

EDITORIAL: Gas probe limits only give fuel to critics

B.C. Premier John Horgan has found a vehicle to give British Columbians…

  • May 27, 2019
EDITORIAL: Gas probe limits only give fuel to critics
OPINION: Anti-SOGI group revels in backlash

OPINION: Anti-SOGI group revels in backlash

Jenn Smith’s ‘transgender perspective’ thrives with discord

OPINION: Anti-SOGI group revels in backlash
EDITORIAL: West Shore ferry service would allow commuters to leave gridlock in their wake

EDITORIAL: West Shore ferry service would allow commuters to leave gridlock in their wake

A new study promises new hope for those stranded each morning on…

  • Mar 26, 2019
EDITORIAL: West Shore ferry service would allow commuters to leave gridlock in their wake
EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly…

  • Mar 19, 2019
EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force
EDITORIAL: Transit upgrades focus on commuter concerns

EDITORIAL: Transit upgrades focus on commuter concerns

BC Transit is embracing technology to make getting around Greater Victoria easier…

  • Feb 22, 2019
EDITORIAL: Transit upgrades focus on commuter concerns
Piles of snow left by snow plows line the side of Broughton Street Tuesday morning following a heavy snowfall. (Don Denton/Black Press)

EDITORIAL: Winter weather poses a challenge

While Greater Victoria residents may have been basking in a mild January,…

  • Feb 13, 2019
Piles of snow left by snow plows line the side of Broughton Street Tuesday morning following a heavy snowfall. (Don Denton/Black Press)
Charles Alexander and his wife, Nancy, were some of the first Black pioneers to come to B.C. in 1858. Together they had 12 children and helped build Victoria through carpentry and farming. (City of Victoria Archives)

EDITORIAL: Take time to ask questions during Black History Month

Racism still lurks even in Canadian society

  • Feb 8, 2019
Charles Alexander and his wife, Nancy, were some of the first Black pioneers to come to B.C. in 1858. Together they had 12 children and helped build Victoria through carpentry and farming. (City of Victoria Archives)
EDITORIAL: What value do vacant homes bring to a community

EDITORIAL: What value do vacant homes bring to a community

The reaction to the province’s decision to impose a tax on vacant…

  • Jan 23, 2019
EDITORIAL: What value do vacant homes bring to a community
EDITORIAL: Changes would bring stability to B.C. renters

EDITORIAL: Changes would bring stability to B.C. renters

MLA task force calls for more protection for the province’s renters

  • Dec 19, 2018
EDITORIAL: Changes would bring stability to B.C. renters
EDITORIAL: Yes, Ben Isitt, there is a Santa Claus

EDITORIAL: Yes, Ben Isitt, there is a Santa Claus

It’s not often that a politician finds themself in hot water for…

  • Dec 11, 2018
EDITORIAL: Yes, Ben Isitt, there is a Santa Claus
EDITORIAL: New laws promise to make roads safer

EDITORIAL: New laws promise to make roads safer

Police kick off CounterAttack campaign across Capital Region

  • Dec 11, 2018
EDITORIAL: New laws promise to make roads safer
EDITORIAL: No escaping wrath of climate change

EDITORIAL: No escaping wrath of climate change

The political fight over the carbon tax continues to rage on across…

  • Nov 5, 2018
EDITORIAL: No escaping wrath of climate change
Voters across the region starting with its largest community, Saanich, opted for change during the 2018 municipal election. Travis Paterson/News Staff

EDITORIAL: Voters across Greater Victoria embrace progressive ideas, new course in regional governance

Election results also reveal regional fissure between core and outer communities

Voters across the region starting with its largest community, Saanich, opted for change during the 2018 municipal election. Travis Paterson/News Staff
EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel

EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel

One thing is for certain – gas prices will increase

  • Oct 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Oil companies have motorists over a barrel
Editorial: Everywhere a sign

Editorial: Everywhere a sign

Are elections signs really a good idea?

  • Sep 25, 2018
Editorial: Everywhere a sign
Authorities should avoid harsh response to new homeless camp in Saanich

Authorities should avoid harsh response to new homeless camp in Saanich

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

  • Sep 20, 2018
Authorities should avoid harsh response to new homeless camp in Saanich
EDITORIAL: Ban on plastic bags reflects new reality

EDITORIAL: Ban on plastic bags reflects new reality

The plastic bag ban Victoria introduced in July of this year is…

  • Sep 18, 2018
EDITORIAL: Ban on plastic bags reflects new reality
(Photo by Dawn Gibson/Victoria News)

EDITORIAL: How many candidates is too many for voters?

Victoria residents have eight mayoral candidates to choose from next month

(Photo by Dawn Gibson/Victoria News)
Victoria’s mild weather, which can sometimes produce cherry blossoms in February, is just one of the draws for conference bookers looking for places to hold regional or national meetings. Don Denton/BLACK PRESS

EDITORIAL: Conference business helps Victoria economy roll along

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

  • Sep 11, 2018
Victoria’s mild weather, which can sometimes produce cherry blossoms in February, is just one of the draws for conference bookers looking for places to hold regional or national meetings. Don Denton/BLACK PRESS
First responders join families, friends and volunteers in Centennial Square to mark International Overdose Awareness Day in 2017, to honour those lives lost to opioid-related deaths. Photo contributed

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 29, 2018
First responders join families, friends and volunteers in Centennial Square to mark International Overdose Awareness Day in 2017, to honour those lives lost to opioid-related deaths. Photo contributed