Editorials

EDITORIAL: Overdose awareness day illustrates public health crisis

With too many drug overdoses and deaths, best way still to reduce risk is abstinence

  • Aug 31, 2017

Infrastructure improvements not fast enough

McKenzie interchange, Blue Water Bridge, among many others are moving at a snail’s pace. Why?

EDITORIAL: Best of intentions not enough for Victoria’s Games bid

Plenty of good ideas and outcomes in plan, but buy-in from the masses lacking

  • Aug 29, 2017
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420 celebrations turn over new leaf at B.C. legislature
Cross procession on Good Friday
The Amazing Puppy Race
Victoria church bells toll in solidarity with Notre Dame Cathedral after devastating fire

EDITORIAL: Games enthusiasm captured on video

Victoria 2022 bid committee chair Black has ammunition to counter naysayers

EDITORIAL: Dragon Boat Festival provides inspiration in Victoria

This weekend’s event features competition, courage and culture

EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now

Island Health’s strategy to help prevent overdose deaths makes sense

  • Aug 15, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

EDITORIAL : Victoria parks camping rules need to be enforced

Public parks not there for free tourist accommodation

  • Aug 15, 2017

Mount Edward supportive housing plan right for Victoria

Despite housing a larger number than currently on site, this proposal makes sense

EDITORIAL: Esquimalt continues to make waves

Community working hard to transform itself into a welcoming place of opportunities

Keeping the 150 Party Going in Esquimalt

Canada 150 is a year-long celebration and we are keeping the party…

  • Jul 21, 2017

Editorial: Be careful what you wish for

In politics, things take much longer to happen than you think they…

EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

Careless behaviour costs us all

  • Jul 16, 2017

EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

Careless behaviour costs us all

  • Jul 16, 2017

EDITORIAL: The CRD needs to take a close look at lifeguards at Thetis Lake

Budget contraints don’t cut it when lives are at risk

  • Jul 15, 2017

EDITORIAL: Helping fire victims from Victoria is a phone call or mouse click away

Red Cross on the ground in affected areas and at the ready for your donations

  • Jul 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: City of Victoria taking back regulatory control with pot shop decision

Reaction to public outcry, change to rules paralells situation with liquor retail stores in 2000s

  • Jul 11, 2017

Local libraries are ahead of the curve

New resources give card holders access to the digital world

  • Jul 6, 2017

EDITORIAL: Not hopeful about level of debate in legislature

Once government is sorted out, there’s plenty of room for improvement

  • Jun 28, 2017