Opinion

B.C. takes wrong approach with speculation tax

There are other ways to create more affordable homes for B.C. residents

  • Jul 24th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Kudos to columnist for pointing out folly of banning private clinics

Patients with money or in dire circumstances will continue to go to U.S. for treatment

  • Jul 21st, 2018
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Sir John A. Macdonald statue removed from Victoria City Hall
Mayor Lisa Helps opens campaign headquarters
U-bicycle donates to Anawim House
Making It: A Celebration of 30 years of fine furniture

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16th, 2018

EDITORIAL: ‘Dislike’ of homeless people a red herring

Negative actions of the few do little to engender empathy for plight of unhoused campers

  • Jul 19th, 2018

City residents truly affected by unaffordability not speaking out

Those in ownership positions more often complain about Victoria housing strategies, reader writes

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Helps, City strategies far from enhancing quality of life

Allowing expensive projects to replace older buildings only serves to entitle property owners

  • Jul 17th, 2018

RICKTER SCALE: We’re all descendants of racists

Humans have been slaughtering each other since the first caveman

  • Jul 15th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

EDITORIAL: Bringing suicide into the light, before it happens

Recent public incidents a reminder for all of us to reach out when people are troubled

  • Jul 12th, 2018

Promises of future housing opportunities ring hollow for reader

Aggressive development scenario not helping younger generations find homes

  • Jul 9th, 2018

Op-Ed: Province must choose education over pricey Vic High upgrade

Taxpayers watchdog Stan Bartlett looks at the costly Vic High seismic upgrade project

  • Jul 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

Education fundamental to tackle mental health crisis

Working with students in schools can help address issues earlier, advocate writes

  • Jul 7th, 2018

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Compact living doesn’t shrink quality of life

Victoria’s Lisa Helps talks about the effects of growth, change on a community