Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

LETTER: Don’t tax what is normal

There’s not a person in the world that can show me with…

  • May 17, 2019

LETTER: Civility needed in SOGI debate

The recent protest of Jenn Smith’s planned talk in Oak Bay was…

  • May 16, 2019

LETTER: Biologist’s actions have ramifications for Saanich

This letter is in response to Anita Bull, president of Saanich Residents…

  • May 16, 2019

RICKTER SCALE: Don’t rattle The Roadrunner’s cage

Rick Stiebel/Columnist I’m obliged to apologize, oddly enough, for a previous column…

  • May 16, 2019

LETTER: Licensing won’t curb bad cyclist habits

A recent letter suggests a healthy dialogue between cyclists and drivers and…

  • May 18, 2019
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LETTER: Excavation work carries a cost to nature

I read with dismay that SD62 Superintendent Scott Stinson found it “’exciting’…

  • May 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

LETTER: Protesters work against freedom

Letter writer David King acts against freedom by urging initiation of force.…

  • May 11, 2019

LETTER: Oversight needed to protect public interest

The Saanich News did not provide some important background regarding the issues…

  • May 10, 2019

LETTER: Parking not considered in hunt for new Crystal Pool location

In 2024, when the au pair is driving the seven seater Model…

  • May 10, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Ice cream can soothe even the worst days

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three

  • May 10, 2019

OPINION: Anti-SOGI group revels in backlash

Jenn Smith’s ‘transgender perspective’ thrives with discord

Rickter Scale: Family tragedy not enough to kick the habit

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • May 8, 2019

LETTER: Free transit creates an untenable demand on system

It’s a wonderful thought, but there is no such thing as free…

  • May 6, 2019

LETTER: Police face dangers everyday

Police officers are doing their job, protecting us from people with guns…

  • May 6, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

COLUMN: Experience all downtown Victoria has to offer

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association Victoria has one of the great…

  • May 3, 2019

LETTER: Bicyclist need to curb bad behaviour

A rash of letters from bicyclists make out as though they’ve been…

  • May 3, 2019