Opinion

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Esquimalt’s military past is present

Mayor Barb Desjardins reflects on how two upcoming historical events honour service men and women

  • May 24th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Enforcement the key to affecting change

Tenants will play a key role in making newly enacted renter protections work as intended

  • May 24th, 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

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Part-time Victorian feels ‘betrayed’ by province over speculation tax

Active community member doubts further family foundation money will come to Victoria

  • May 19th, 2018

Victoria mayor sees larger domain through potential merger, reader writes

Citizen’s assemblies need a chance to operate free from government intervention

  • May 16th, 2018

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

Council, city staff outmanoevred by Fort Street developer

Decision to stop compromising shows planning process is broken in Victoria

  • May 7th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

Before his death, B.C.’s Keven Drews learned real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the inevitable end, something inside Keven Drews didn’t let him stop living

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Citizen’s assemblies deserve a chance to do their work

Lisa Helps hopes for ‘yes’ vote in question about further exploration of City, Saanich amalgamation

  • May 3rd, 2018

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2nd, 2018