Opinion

Rickter Scale: The view through a smoky mirror

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Some fishing needs to take place

Local politician urges residents to give views on fishing

  • Apr 16, 2019

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

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MP REPORT: The SNC-Lavalin scandal and the need to respect prosecutorial independence

Alistair MacGregor is the MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Apr 15, 2019

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Take the help when you need it

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column

  • Apr 12, 2019

LETTER: CRD lacks teeth on Climate Emergency Declaration

You would have thought that the recent declaration of a climate emergency…

  • Apr 10, 2019

LETTER: Protecting trees falls on all of us

The reported and know benefits of trees in urban areas is well…

  • Apr 10, 2019

Rickter Scale: I can never apologize enough

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Apr 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: David Suzuki has become the Don Cherry of TV science

Campaign against B.C. natural gas followed Alberta oil attack

OPINION: BC NDP has ‘change of heart’ on LNG

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo stunned by turnaround on issue by B.C. government

B.C. VIEWS: Hippie pseudoscience leaks into our NDP government

Energy minister clings to urban myths about gas drilling

LETTER: Oak Bay residents say daycare spaces not needed at Willows

I noticed a statement by SD61 Secretary Treasurer Mark Walsh that most…

  • Apr 5, 2019

LETTER: Victoria resident trapped in paradise

When one lives in a desirable location, it may seem like one…

  • Apr 4, 2019

LETTER: Time for a genuine community-developer consultation

We are a group of Oak Bay residents; nearly all of us…

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTER: Community services lacking in Colwood

Having read the article about Colwood council, I have to say I’m…

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTER: Action, not money, is needed to protect rainforests

Recently there was someone at the door asking for money to preserve…

  • Apr 3, 2019

Rickter Scale: All hail the great white uniter

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Apr 3, 2019