Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

LETTER: Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society is misleading Oak Bay on deer contraception

Jason Fisher, a biologist and member of the Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society…

  • Mar 8, 2019
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Cross procession on Good Friday
The Amazing Puppy Race
Victoria church bells toll in solidarity with Notre Dame Cathedral after devastating fire
Two legal cannabis dispensaries open in Victoria

LETTER: Sidney fire saves the day in flag fiasco

Bravo Sidney Fire Chief Brett Mikkelsen and the Sidney Fire Department for…

  • Mar 7, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

MLA REPORT: Rebuilding trust in the B.C. government

Andrew Weaver is MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head and leader of the B.C. Green Party

  • Mar 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

LETTER: ‘Ridiculous complaints’ made about snow removal

In reference to the story, District takes heat for pace of snow…

  • Feb 28, 2019

LETTER: Cyclists and motorists must learn to share the road

When the subject of cyclists arises, we almost always hear of a…

  • Feb 28, 2019

LETTER: Common sense means investing in rail

In the Feb. 8 issue of Victoria News there was an article…

  • Feb 28, 2019

LETTER: Deer birth control is not long-term planning

Back to the deer problem, the five-year saga…without results. The article Oak…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Capital Regional District has bought into the myth of climate change

The recent declarations by the Capital Regional District and by the City…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Oak Bay’s citizens’ budget is a flawed idea

Oak Bay’s website feature to help people understand is a neat idea…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Full immersion art has no place in intertidal zone

Full immersion art? READ MORE: Potential statue slated for Oak Bay beach…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Judge by actions, not beliefs

In the end I doubt that people will be judged for their…

  • Feb 27, 2019

COLUMN: MLA Adam Olsen responds to budget 2019

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

  • Feb 27, 2019

COLUMN: The Saanich Snarl, just another gridlock

Travis Paterson is a multimedia journalist with the Saanich News

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Farmers tackle growing in a changing climate

Linda Geggie is with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable

  • Feb 27, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes