Editorials

Shared Canada 150 celebrations simply feel good

Inclusion of First Nations in events, planning, is an evolution in relationship

  • Jun 22, 2017

Talk is cheap, bridge delays are not in Victoria

City council needs to show leadership on this potentially election-defining issue

  • Jun 20, 2017

New VicPD chief is the right person for the job

Del Manak is a homegrown cop who worked hard to reach the top job in Victoria

  • Jun 16, 2017
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Council putting its stamp on city history

Whether you like or hate it, more bike lanes are coming to…

EDITORIAL: Cycling’s popularity lasts more than a week in Victoria

Bike to Work Week Victoria illustrates the demand for cycling infrastructure

  • May 31, 2017

Chief’s message: What should your police force look like?

By acting Victoria police chief Del Manak The month of May is…

  • May 12, 2017

The only wasted vote is a vote not cast

As we head to the polls May 9, there is only one…

  • May 8, 2017

How the city is taking action on cannabis dispensaries

Many people wonder why and how the city is regulating, rather than just closing them down

Overdose crisis impacts us all

It’s a story no journalist ever wants to write, but one that…

B.C. should be concerned about NDP’s Leap Manifesto

Jim Shepard has been the CEO and/or chair of some of B.C.’s largest companies and organizations.

  • Apr 21, 2017

Learn to communicate with newcomers

New app will help everyone in the community.

  • Apr 19, 2017

Mayor’s message: Housing challenges? Housing solutions

Everyone is aware of the low rental vacancy rate in Victoria right…

  • Apr 7, 2017

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4, 2017

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21, 2017

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

  • Mar 7, 2017