Editorials

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

EDITORIAL: Optimism around Victoria bridge, pessimism as well

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

  • Jan 22, 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 17, 2018
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Victoria church bells toll in solidarity with Notre Dame Cathedral after devastating fire

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

Victoria’s Women’s March happens this Saturday downtown

  • Jan 16, 2018

EDITORIAL: Regional growth and governance

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

  • Jan 14, 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 11, 2018

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 8, 2018

EDITORIAL: New Year, new resolution

What is the difference between a New Year’s resolution and a plain…

  • Jan 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Looking ahead involves a little looking backward

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

  • Dec 29, 2017

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 29, 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 23, 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 18, 2017

EDITORIAL: Legal battle looming over vacation rentals

Owners of properties used for short-term rentals (STR), as well as companies…

  • Dec 9, 2017

EDITORIAL: Traffic study makes sense

Development, bike lanes and demographic changes all affect traffic flow

  • Dec 8, 2017

EDITORIAL: America’s descent a warning to the world

For most of our lifetimes, America has been seen as that shining…

  • Dec 8, 2017

Editorial: Take, give time to prevent mental health woes this season

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

EDITORIAL: Connect with Victoria’s homeless community on the Coldest Night of the Year

Our Place taking part in national event for the first time

  • Dec 6, 2017

EDITORIAL: Words wound, but can also heal

Last week, the News published a story about the Greater Victoria school…

EDITORIAL: Federal housing plan a good start

Liberal government makes big promises, if people are willing to wait

  • Nov 23, 2017

EDITORIAL: Many opportunities to learn more about veterans’ experiences

Connecting with those who have served a good way to build understanding

  • Nov 10, 2017