Editorials

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Youth need safe supports in an increasingly hectic world

Kids these days. None of us adults truly know what it’s like…

  • May 3, 2018

EDITORIAL: Living wage a misnomer; where’s the quality of life?

So, as of today the living wage in Victoria is $20.50 per…

  • Apr 26, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Greater Victoria amalgamation no magic bullet

Taxpaying citizens need to ask tough questions of both sides in debate

  • Apr 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Legislature a hotspot for protest

The lawns may well be the best place for opposing groups to discuss the issues

  • Apr 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Premier makes most out of a losing hand on pipeline

The cards were stacked against him when B.C. Premier John Horgan sat…

  • Apr 16, 2018

EDITORIAL: Humboldt crash a stark reminder of potential road risks

Greater Victoria junior hockey teams log many miles in a season on the buses

  • Apr 8, 2018

Saanich must supplement bylaw revisions with other measures

Saanich’s decision to crack down on abandoned garbage in public parks is…

  • Apr 8, 2018

EDITORIAL: Could it be a fond farewell for Vic High?

City’s iconic high school faces uncertain, but safer future

  • Apr 5, 2018

EDITORIAL: The kids are more than alright

The late Whitney Houston may have been well ahead of her time…

  • Mar 21, 2018

EDITORIAL: New public safety building combo makes sense for Victoria

Victoria Fire Department deserves a new No. 1 hall after 50-plus years

  • Mar 20, 2018

EDITORIAL: Lowered voting age only a matter of time

The B.C. Green Party leader has reignited an age-old question in the…

  • Mar 17, 2018

EDITORIAL: Indigenous identity a right, not a privilege

In the past few weeks, the News has brought readers two stories…

  • Mar 15, 2018

EDITORIAL: Project planning a balancing act for councils

Neighbourhood input can sometimes derail good projects

  • Mar 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fiction and falsehoods a political reality

If there was previously any doubt, British Columbians have certainly now found…

  • Mar 2, 2018

EDITORIAL: Budget Band-Aids to boost the news

Feds announced $50-million investment in local journalism, but is it the right solution?

  • Mar 1, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: More direct action needed to reduce domestic violence

Commitment of resources by Victoria police a good start, but more can be done

EDITORIAL: Black History Month offers an opportunity to learn

Greater Victoria residents encouraged to ask questions as a way to better understanding

  • Jan 31, 2018

How high is safe from a tsunami? Four metres above sea level

Be disaster ready with food, water and clothing for seven days

  • Jan 23, 2018