Editorials

EDITORIAL: Optimism around Victoria bridge, pessimism as well

As Johnson Street Bridge project nears completion, how will taxpayers judge this council?

  • Jan 22nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Extra vigilance in downtown Victoria drug area can’t hurt

Needle prick incidents may be a byproduct of permissive action aimed at saving lives

  • Jan 17th, 2018

EDITORIAL: 2017 provided new motivation for Women’s March participants

Victoria’s Women’s March happens this Saturday downtown

  • Jan 16th, 2018

Editorial: Hazy cloud hangs over marijuana legalization date

Municipalities insist costs will be higher and want a share of the revenue

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Editorial: Nuclear fireworks in 2018?

Insults are no way to conduct diplomatic relations

  • Jan 8th, 2018
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Editorial: Safety first this holiday when on the road

Holiday driving can be a stressful task at the best of times.

  • Dec 29th, 2017

Editorial: We need to re-learn how to slow down

We’d love to see a return to a time when businesses could close up shop for a few days

  • Dec 21st, 2017

Christmas a time to reflect on the contributions we can make

So many people have a lot to offer, but only a select few give willingly

Editorial: Take, give time to prevent mental health woes this season

Plan now, be realistic about holiday celebrations, no matter what they are

Editorial: Island danger rankings don’t really pass the eye test

Numbers worth paying attention to, but is it really that dangerous here?

  • Dec 4th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Words wound, but can also heal

Apologies to Indigenous adn LGBTQ communities mark a different path moving forward

Editorial: Island can lead on clean tech

The transition to cleaner technology is coming one way or another