Opinion

Local Flavour: Growing Together launches Seedlings for Saanich Seniors giveaway

By Linda Geggie CR FAIR Finding themselves at home with more time…

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake

I am writing about the current Liberal government in Ottawa and their…

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTERS: Monarchy is not the answer

A recent letter to the editor suggested that monarchy would be an…

  • May 28, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020
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COLUMN: Downtown Victoria welcomes you back

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association These last few months have been…

  • May 23, 2020

MLA REPORT: Opportunity in economic recovery from COVID-19

Andrew Weaver is MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head

  • May 23, 2020

MLA REPORT: Members expect to head back to the legislature this summer

Adam Olsen is the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • May 24, 2020

Puzzled and perplexed plumber

I saw a statement on the back of a plumbing truck that…

  • May 22, 2020

LETTER: Perfect time to install shore power

Shore power anyone? Despite all else – from unemployment, business failure and…

  • May 18, 2020

LETTER: Pick up after your dog

I live in Central Saanich and am an avid walker. Everywhere I…

  • May 18, 2020

LETTER: Clearing the air on summer driving

West Coast residents have a reputation as Canada’s most fit – most…

  • May 17, 2020

LETTER: Speed limit needed on Dallas Road mixed-use pathway

As a resident of Dallas Road, in a unit that faces south,…

  • May 17, 2020

LETTER: Wearing a mask the responsible choice

When the COVID-19 pandemic was in its early stages, grocery stores were…

  • May 16, 2020

LETTER: Climate change is as big of a threat as COVID-19

Both climate change and COVID-19 are horrible crises that everyone should worry…

  • May 16, 2020

LETTER: Rules for barbers and stylists place people in jeopardy

I am a barber in Victoria and, though I am very much…

  • May 15, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

Our species to save: Use this time to learn more about Canada’s endangered animals

We share our country with about 80,000 known wild species, 800 of them are endangered

  • May 15, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020