Editorials

EDITORIAL: Lowered voting age only a matter of time

EDITORIAL: Lowered voting age only a matter of time

The B.C. Green Party leader has reignited an age-old question in the…

  • Mar 17, 2018
EDITORIAL: Lowered voting age only a matter of time
EDITORIAL: Fiction and falsehoods a political reality

EDITORIAL: Fiction and falsehoods a political reality

If there was previously any doubt, British Columbians have certainly now found…

  • Mar 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Fiction and falsehoods a political reality
EDITORIAL: Project planning a balancing act for councils

EDITORIAL: Project planning a balancing act for councils

Neighbourhood input can sometimes derail good projects

  • Mar 6, 2018
EDITORIAL: Project planning a balancing act for councils
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Editorial: Everyone has an opinion

Editorial: Everyone has an opinion

Even governments have to pay for essentials first

  • Mar 4, 2018
Editorial: Everyone has an opinion
EDITORIAL: Fiction and falsehoods a political reality

EDITORIAL: Fiction and falsehoods a political reality

If there was previously any doubt, British Columbians have certainly now found…

  • Mar 2, 2018
EDITORIAL: Fiction and falsehoods a political reality
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)
The NDP’s 2018 B.C. budget makes a long-term commitment to address the housing crisis. News file photo

Editorial: The $1.6-billion question — is the 2018 housing budget enough?

After decades of bad practises, the real estate market must recover before it thrives.

  • Feb 24, 2018
The NDP’s 2018 B.C. budget makes a long-term commitment to address the housing crisis. News file photo
Editorial: Show your support for local athletes

Editorial: Show your support for local athletes

At the risk of sounding too patriotic – it’s a great time…

  • Feb 21, 2018
Editorial: Show your support for local athletes
More awareness of domestic violence is a start for reducing such cases, but taking direct action when witnessing or suspecting such behaviours is needed to help stem the tide of incidents. FanPop photo

EDITORIAL: More direct action needed to reduce domestic violence

Commitment of resources by Victoria police a good start, but more can be done

More awareness of domestic violence is a start for reducing such cases, but taking direct action when witnessing or suspecting such behaviours is needed to help stem the tide of incidents. FanPop photo
Editorial: Affordability shouldn’t be just lip service

Editorial: Affordability shouldn’t be just lip service

Housing and childcare. That’s what we heard the BC NDP say when…

  • Feb 17, 2018
Editorial: Affordability shouldn’t be just lip service
EDITORIAL: Both sides pay a price in boycott of B.C. wine

EDITORIAL: Both sides pay a price in boycott of B.C. wine

Playground squabble won’t lead to a solution

  • Feb 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: Both sides pay a price in boycott of B.C. wine
EDITORIAL: Showing the city some love is easy

EDITORIAL: Showing the city some love is easy

Amazon honours are fine, but we prefer to promote our own romanticism

  • Feb 11, 2018
EDITORIAL: Showing the city some love is easy
EDITORIAL: No easy answers for drug crisis

EDITORIAL: No easy answers for drug crisis

Opioid crisis will be with us for a long time

  • Feb 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: No easy answers for drug crisis
Editorial: Closing the barn door after the Uber has left

Editorial: Closing the barn door after the Uber has left

Governments need to stop playing catch-up and get ahead of new economic realities

  • Feb 4, 2018
Editorial: Closing the barn door after the Uber has left
EDITORIAL: Black History Month offers an opportunity to learn

EDITORIAL: Black History Month offers an opportunity to learn

Greater Victoria residents encouraged to ask questions as a way to better understanding

  • Jan 31, 2018
EDITORIAL: Black History Month offers an opportunity to learn
EDITORIAL: Keeping residents safe doesn’t necessarily mean sounding the alarm

EDITORIAL: Keeping residents safe doesn’t necessarily mean sounding the alarm

Be disaster ready with food, water and clothing for seven days

  • Jan 27, 2018
EDITORIAL: Keeping residents safe doesn’t necessarily mean sounding the alarm
EDITORIAL: Three-year municipal election terms could be beneficial

EDITORIAL: Three-year municipal election terms could be beneficial

Shorter terms may encourage more young people to run for office

  • Jan 24, 2018
EDITORIAL: Three-year municipal election terms could be beneficial
How high is safe from a tsunami? Four metres above sea level

How high is safe from a tsunami? Four metres above sea level

Be disaster ready with food, water and clothing for seven days

  • Jan 23, 2018
How high is safe from a tsunami? Four metres above sea level
Illustration of the new Johnson Street Bridge, which will have the final major components installed this weekend. Courtesy of the City of Victoria

EDITORIAL: Optimism around Victoria bridge, pessimism as well

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

  • Jan 22, 2018
Illustration of the new Johnson Street Bridge, which will have the final major components installed this weekend. Courtesy of the City of Victoria
While much work is being done around downtown Victoria to clean up and dispose of discarded hypodermic needles, more can always be done to step up vigilance in the name of public safety. Black Press file photo

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 17, 2018
While much work is being done around downtown Victoria to clean up and dispose of discarded hypodermic needles, more can always be done to step up vigilance in the name of public safety. Black Press file photo