Editorials

Editorial: Support for strikers keeping the faith binds community

Donations making a difference as labour dispute drags on

Editorial: Slow down from holiday rush to enjoy season

First, you have to be realistic and admit to yourself that you can’t do everything.

  • Dec 8, 2019

EDITORIAL: The facts aren’t always what they seem in health care

Expansion coming in Sooke, but not exactly as promised

  • Dec 4, 2019

Editorial: New housing units for women provide needed help

New facility announced for Cowichan a good thing, more should follow elsewhere on the Island

  • Dec 3, 2019

Editorial: Stay sober when you drive this Christmas

It’s in your own best interests and your community will thank you

  • Nov 30, 2019

EDITORIAL: It’s time to face the truth on drug use

The homeless don’t own the drug epidemic

  • Nov 24, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Random acts of community kindness define us

Greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members

  • Nov 20, 2019

Editorial: Brainless drivers ignoring bus lights, signs

Consequences need to be harsher for those ignoring schoolbus safety regulations

EDITORIAL: Islanders need to step up our recycling efforts

As much as 60 per cent of items taken to landfill could be recycled

  • Nov 17, 2019

OUR VIEW: Our community leaders are inspirations

Community recognition ceremonies remind us of the amount of good that’s happening on the Island

  • Nov 16, 2019

Editorial: Full ban on backyard burning a must

Bad air quality season is here thanks to lack of government backbone

  • Nov 15, 2019

Editorial: Lest we forget

There are some words and phrases, once very common, that our younger…

  • Nov 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: Let’s not forget current military

EDITORIAL: Remembrance Day should include today’s veterans

  • Nov 9, 2019

Editorial: Planting 20 million trees just a drop in the bucket

California alone has averaged over 30 million trees lost per year for the last four years

  • Nov 7, 2019

EDITORIAL: Hypocrisy and greed guide cannabis tax split

Principles should not be conditional on who benefits

  • Nov 5, 2019

Editorial: Enough with the exit talk already

Our differences make us stronger, finding compromise makes us better

  • Nov 4, 2019

Editorial: Getting the homeless into low barrier housing essential

Finding homes for the homeless helps downtrodden and the community at large

  • Nov 3, 2019

EDITORIAL: When the election hangover fades our work begins

The electorate has a responsibility to keep politicians accountable

  • Oct 25, 2019

Editorial: Minority government an opportunity for Vancouver Island

Universal health care and the Canada Pension Plan were brought to you by a minority government.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Editorial: If you do anything today, it’s get out and vote

Voting is vital to maintain what our country is and improve what it can be

  • Oct 21, 2019