Opinion

Editorial: Santa Baby, hurry to your keyboard tonight

Debate over holiday songs really only what you want to make of it

  • Dec 13, 2019

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Putting a bow on my no-spend November

What I learned from an entire month where I didn’t by anything

Rickter Scale: ‘Twas the night before mayhem

Take a deep breath before you set off those pre-Christmas fireworks

  • Dec 11, 2019
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COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

WFP the Grinch who stole Christmas

It makes me really sad that you don’t understand the labour relations side of the business.

  • Dec 10, 2019

TIEL’S TALES: On the hunt for a wild Christmas tree

Cutting down your own Christmas tree can be wet and dirty, and you have to actually cut it down

Robert Barron column: There are heroes among us

The five men who I saw bundled up and sped away in ambulances tried their best to save him

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

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

T.W. Paterson column: This cougar story will never die

“As I walked along the last row in the Gallery, a skull mounted by one of the displays caught my eye!”

  • Dec 8, 2019

LETTERS: Keep drug dealing out of the neighbourhood

Re: ‘Fortress-like’ fence keeping Victoria and BC Housing divided (vicnews.com) The newspaper…

  • Dec 7, 2019

LETTERS: Trudeau needs to pay heed to climate scientists

How many scientists does it take to convince world leaders that we…

  • Dec 7, 2019

COLUMN: People with disabilities deserve inclusive communities

But to get there, we all need to be part of the change, writes Surrey MLA

  • Dec 7, 2019

North Island Rising: Your city budget planning process already in full swing

Don’t wait until that tax notice arrives before starting the conversation

  • Dec 6, 2019

Column: Bad publicity is good, even for Santa

Santa foibles don’t seem to be hurting those caught in the eye of the storm

  • Dec 5, 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

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Miracles can multiply Christmas

Being able to celebrate one more Christmas can be a miracle in itself

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019