Opinion

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Rickter Scale: Brother Gary strikes again

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Mar 21, 2019

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly…

  • Mar 19, 2019

LETTER: Questions around vaccinations deserve responsible data

On International Women’s Day, in an issue focused on women, next to…

  • Mar 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Mommy’s Inside Voice: The self-love struggle

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three.

  • Mar 15, 2019

LETTER: Cats’ natural instinct is to roam

Per the American Audubon Society, the number one cause of birds being…

  • Mar 13, 2019

LETTER: Clean up Whiffin Spit Park to make it accessible to all

I would like to talk about Whiffin Spit Park and the trail…

  • Mar 13, 2019

Province needs engineer to run E&N

A reader says a refurbished E&N railroad would ease traffic on Malahat

  • Mar 13, 2019

Rickter Scale: Goodbye in the blink of an eye

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Mar 13, 2019

LETTER: Tom Fletcher’s bias out of place in Peninsula News Review

Firstly I want to share that I enjoy reading the Peninsula News…

  • Mar 13, 2019

LETTER: More policing in Saanich benefits everyone

Missing from rants against policing costs in Saanich and other municipalities are…

  • Mar 12, 2019

LETTER: Cherry trees part of Victoria’s landscape

I am growing increasingly annoyed by the antics of Victoria’s deranged city…

  • Mar 12, 2019

MLA Column: Calling for a public inquiry into money-laundering in British Columbia

Adam Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Mar 12, 2019