Editorials

Editorial: It’s never too early to think about water conservation

The weir at Cowichan Lake resuming operations early this year should be a warning

  • Apr 6, 2020

Sending thanks to community workers across Vancouver Island

Many are diligently helping society amidst COVID-19 fears

Editorial: Time to get serious about broom busting

Scotch broom is a scourge for many Vancouver Island communities

  • Mar 20, 2020

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 puts your true character on display

Crisis, as usual, is showing the good and the bad in all of us

  • Mar 19, 2020

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

Island Health should be more forthcoming about where on the Island cases are confirmed

Editorial: Island communities should look into in-pipe power generation

No mega-projects, with mega-budgets needed, just power streams from multiple sources

  • Mar 15, 2020

Editorial: Being intoxicated must not be allowed to stand as a viable defence in criminal cases

Victim has permanent physical damage after an attack by ‘nice guy’ out of control on magic mushrooms

  • Mar 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: Battling trash in the bush is getting harder

Being homeless does not absolve people of having a responsibility to the wider community

  • Mar 9, 2020

EDITORIAL: B.C. waitlist for kidney transplant exceeds 600

Have you considered becoming a living donor?

  • Mar 4, 2020

OUR VIEW: Listening is a skill worth mastering

If you cherish good listening, be a good listener. It’s a two-way street

  • Feb 20, 2020

EDITORIAL: Safe water should be a basic right

Not all water users are equal under Capital region policy

  • Feb 19, 2020

Editorial: Flood response good, now for the clean-up

We were impressed with the response from the our local governments and emergency personnel

  • Feb 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: Slow response on Sooke Potholes gate shows misplaced priorities

Premier’s office loses sight on what’s important

  • Feb 12, 2020

Editorial: Affordable housing is no longer affordable

Province needs to reset what affordable means to today’s families

Editorial: Vaccinations not really a choice

Vaccines have eliminated so much suffering, resistance is puzzling

  • Feb 2, 2020

Editorial: Bus connection to ferry terminals good next step

Creating proper transit connections throughout the Island is long overdue

  • Jan 30, 2020

EDITORIAL: Education responds to the future

B.C.’s education system has had a rough ride in the press. In…

  • Jan 28, 2020

When is it appropriate for a director to vote “no” ?

Some CRD board members were pained by the need to take a raise