Opinion

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Column: Don’t expect objectivity from columns

Columns are the opportunity for our reporters and contributors to express what they think and feel

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

Facing reality of death, B.C. man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside Keven Drews won’t let him stop living

B.C. VIEWS: Public school ‘crisis’ doesn’t exist

More teachers pour in, union wants results suppressed

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18th, 2018
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Facing reality of death, Surrey man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside let Keven Drews won’t let him stop living

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

Victoria’s Women’s March happens this Saturday downtown

  • Jan 16th, 2018

Behest of the West: Stop being bored and grab the peace by the horns

This is Disneyland for nature lovers and there’s not a lineup in sight.

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12th, 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

Column: Why the newspaper calls when tragedy strikes

I think many people don’t understand why we do this.

Painful Truth: Free speech does not mean no consequences

A Conservative senator shouldn’t be shocked she’s the target of ire.

Editorial: Nuclear fireworks in 2018?

Insults are no way to conduct diplomatic relations

  • Jan 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

COLUMN: Plastic bags not worth the convenience

There was life before most of the wasteful ‘conveniences’ we take for granted.

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Boogie 2018: A brief reflection on the Disco era

Inside us all, there is a person who’s keen to to throw on some flared pants and some wedge-heeled boots and head on down to the lit-up dance floor.

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’