Editorials

EDITORIAL: Project planning a balancing act for councils

Neighbourhood input can sometimes derail good projects

  • Mar 6th, 2018
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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: Budget Band-Aids to boost the news

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

  • Mar 1st, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25th, 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 31st, 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 23rd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Optimism around Victoria bridge, pessimism as well

As Johnson Street Bridge project nears completion, how will taxpayers judge this council?

  • Jan 22nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Extra vigilance in downtown Victoria drug area can’t hurt

Needle prick incidents may be a byproduct of permissive action aimed at saving lives

  • Jan 17th, 2018

EDITORIAL: 2017 provided new motivation for Women’s March participants

Victoria’s Women’s March happens this Saturday downtown

  • Jan 16th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Regional growth and governance

‘By legitimizing the regional growth strategy, the CRD is legitimizing our OCP,’ says Mike Hicks

  • Jan 14th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Is a plastic bag ban just a symbolic gesture?

All eyes around the CRD will be on Victoria watching to see what happens after July 1

  • Jan 11th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Rewriting history simply complicated

John A. Macdonald statue need not come down, but Indigenous leaders deserve equal treatment

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fingers crossed for benefits from lower MSP premiums

Residents in Victoria, across B.C. may have more in their pockets at the end of the month

  • Dec 29th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Looking ahead involves a little looking backward

The News gratefully acknowledges readers’ trust in us to tell stories that resonate with you

  • Dec 29th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Publicizing hate actions painful for the media

Targeting of local synagogues and others in Canada with hate mail a vulgar, bigoted act

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: Take and give time to prevent mental health woes this season

Plan now, be realistic about holiday celebrations, no matter what they are

  • Dec 18th, 2017