Editorials

Editorial: Taking it to court

Governments spending time and money in court

  • May 19, 2019

Housing needs to come first

Affordable housing is one of the great social issues of our age.…

  • Mar 29, 2019

If we cannot see you, how do we miss you?

Common sense has been missing in action for quite some time now - perhaps he was taken out by glaring lights or a tailgater?

Clearing the air on cannabis, driving and the holidays

VICTORIA - Cannabis is now legal - but if you choose to…

  • Dec 23, 2018

All you can eat, including the packaging?

Within a year, single-use plastics and excess packaging have become public enemy…

From disruption, a new road for trucking

National Trucking Week runs September 2 to 8, 2018

  • Sep 7, 2018
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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion hurdles never end

The long, convoluted path to rejection demonstrates an approval process that is fundamentally flawed on so many levels

  • Sep 6, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Canada wins if the globe warms but we must be ready

If the Earth warmed as much as models say, the increase in Canada’s arable land would be an area two times the size of Quebec

  • Aug 1, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018

What does it mean to be a senior in B.C.?

As we come to the close of Seniors Week now is a…

  • Jun 14, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

Electric cars won’t save the world but they will destroy lives

Anyone who says electric cars will save the world is dreaming. The…

  • May 11, 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 10, 2018

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 10, 2018

What global warming? How about global cooling

It’s been a long winter. I should know. I’m a former climate…

  • May 4, 2018

Reading comprehension depends on content knowledge

A student may be able to decode every single word in an article but still be clueless about the meaning since they know virtually nothing about the subject

  • Mar 29, 2018