Opinion

Rickter Scale: Downtown’s uneasy streets

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Sep 18, 2019

LETTER: City’s failure to enforce parking requirements for bikes is seriously disappointing

City’s failure to enforce parking requirements for bikes is seriously disappointing

  • Sep 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

Lately, there’s been a lot of media focus on the street level…

  • Sep 13, 2019

OUR VIEW: Young adults in B.C. need a financial break

Young people get a rude introduction into adult life here in B.C. with high cost of living

  • Sep 13, 2019

Rickter Scale: The unbelievable explained

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Sep 11, 2019
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Family dog missing after fire tears through Metchosin home
NHL defenceman Tyson Barrie stops by Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre
Cat seen swimming at Glen Lake
Langford Fire rescues driver after Jacklin Road collision

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

LETTER: No ‘intention to erase history’ with Ogden Point, says harbour authority

In response to the article, “Advocates call for Victoria’s Ogden Point to…

  • Sep 6, 2019

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTER: Death of deer was preventable

Reader says speedy drivers the reason deer killed on residential street

  • Sep 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: Summer is a state of mind

Lets maintain a little bit of summertime bliss

  • Sep 3, 2019

LETTER: Ping pong table a drop in the funding bucket

Re: Taxpayers question cost of new public ping pong table in Humboldt…

  • Sep 2, 2019

LETTER: Parking woes damage tourism industry

Re: Let’s change the conversation about parking. I disagree with the need…

  • Sep 2, 2019

LETTER: Marijuana legalization just another tax grab

Re: Marijuana’s risks don’t belong in Sidney. I am in complete agreement…

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: Bicycles a part of daily life

Re: Bike lanes hurt businesses. Opinions that start with “people generally” are…

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: No action taken on Oak Bay’s climate emergency

On April 8, council moved that the District of Oak Bay declare…

  • Sep 1, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

LETTER: Congratulations Saanich Engineering on a job well done

Kudos to Saanich Engineering, workers and contractors. The recent reconstruction of Ridgebank…

  • Aug 31, 2019

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019