Editorials

EDITORIAL: What requiem, Sir John A.?

Two takes on Victoria removing its statue of Canada’s first prime minister

  • Aug 15th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Language lessons give back voice residential schools took away

Indigenous communities are reclaiming their heritage and their culture by keeping language alive

Editorial: In these watershed moments of drought, behaviours must change

No doubt Capetown thought it could never happen there

  • Aug 8th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

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Can't erase history by tearing down statues: McKenna
Toronto gets $25 million from Ontario to fight gun violence
Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island

EDITORIAL: ‘Dislike’ of homeless people a red herring

Negative actions of the few do little to engender empathy for plight of unhoused campers

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

Editorial: Lifejackets: it’s even more uncool to die

Few people outside of young children make use of a personal flotation device

  • Jul 20th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Truth has to lead politicians online

The public deserves accountability and professionalism from its politicians

  • Jul 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Bringing suicide into the light, before it happens

Recent public incidents a reminder for all of us to reach out when people are troubled

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial: Sun can still be deadly even at mid-20s C

Don’t be foolish.

  • Jul 17th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Get ready for the new plastics reality in Victoria

Plastic bags not gone yet from store checkouts, but consumers should make alternative choices now

  • Jul 7th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: Invasive plants are a big deal

Why spend money trying to keep back the tide?

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Women’s voices need to be heard in government

When more women are represented in government, things happen

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Let’s be great ambassadors of summer

Island people the best sales pitch we can make to visitors