Opinion

Taxes from density can keep Victoria beautiful

Recently, the Victoria News reported council’s approval of higher allowable densities, with…

  • Apr 6, 2011

NDP candidate has been vocal against HST’s imposition

The editorial “Election races offer promise” (March 30) presents some interesting views. But…

  • Apr 6, 2011

Victoria police’s muscle cars prove themselves on the road

I find the letter that William Perry wrote this Wednesday to be…

  • Apr 6, 2011

Re-establish herring stocks so salmon, halibut can return

Re: Return fishing rights to British Columbians (Letters, March 23)We, on Vancouver…

  • Apr 6, 2011

Make first aid prerequisite for new police officers

Re: Police need more medical training: jury (News, March 30)I worked on…

  • Apr 6, 2011
NDP leadership candidates Adrian Dix

NDP aims to bring back the ’90s

VICTORIA – It’s the most shopworn cliché of the B.C. Liberal government,…

NDP leadership candidates Adrian Dix

Sam Van Schie: Murder hearing mercifully short

Like most people watching the court proceedings for Kimberly Proctor’s young murderers,…

  • Apr 4, 2011

Our View: Heinous crime calls for dialogue

Has empathy become so foreign to people that heinous acts of violence…

  • Apr 4, 2011

Conservative majority a frightening thought

The hypocrisy of the arrogant Stephen Harper never ceases to amaze me.He…

  • Apr 1, 2011

Harper’s nuclear record shows mismanagement

What do the nuclear crises in Japan and Chernobyl, and our federal…

  • Apr 1, 2011

Allow JDF Trail neighbours to make land-use decisions

Anyone can have an opinion on, for example, the Pacific Rim National…

  • Apr 1, 2011

So focused on economy, we forgot about people

These days, on the news, I keep hearing all the parties saying,…

  • Apr 1, 2011

Orthotics are useless for those without feet

As of last year, people in B.C. with severe physical disabilities are…

  • Apr 1, 2011

Councillor clarifies Pandora Green comments

Re: Council earmarks $510,000 for Pandora Green upgrades (News, March 23)I wish…

  • Mar 30, 2011

Management of police in Victoria concerning

Re: Amalgamation of police services a palatable option (Letters, March 16)Spending choices…

  • Mar 30, 2011

Shorter transfers hurt bus riders

Re: Transfer fraud bilks B.C. Transit (News, March 25)I am very upset…

  • Mar 30, 2011

Who’s really responsible for transfer fraud?

Re: Transfer fraud bilks B.C. Transit (News, March 25)Cheating on bus transfers…

  • Mar 30, 2011
The decade that won't go away in our political debate.

That ’70s political show, again

VICTORIA – As the federal parliament slid once again into partisan mayhem,…

The decade that won't go away in our political debate.

Dear Christy, please don’t follow Gordo’s path

Christy Clark and her colleagues promised to work together.This leaves an opening…

  • Mar 25, 2011

Canada should welcome those who flee Japan

It may well be that many Japanese citizens will decide to leave…

  • Mar 25, 2011