Opinion

Rickter Scale: The chicken’s ready when pigs fly

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Jul 17, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOR: It’s never to early to start ‘putting up’ food

As we relax into the warmer days of summer it is time…

  • Jul 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

Report highlights a growing and vibrant downtown

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association For the past few years, there…

  • Jul 12, 2019

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

EDITORIAL: Incentives would fuel purchase of e-bikes

Much has been made recently about the incentives being doled out by…

  • Jul 12, 2019
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LETTER: Drivers a greater risk than cyclists

Re: CRD tickets cyclists who ignore stop signs at Lochside trail, Saanich…

  • Jul 17, 2019

LETTER: Proposed Spectrum field should accommodate multiple sports

Re: School board staff to shine light on proposed STAR rink Saanich.…

  • Jul 10, 2019

LETTER: Act of kindness inspires woman to pay it forward

I would like to thank the wonderful couple who helped me when…

  • Jul 16, 2019

LETTER: Drivers need to get their heads out of the clouds

Recently I have had at least four near misses on the roads…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER: Less cars key to fighting climate change

As a scientist, it seems that David Suzuki has a very narrow…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER: Who is voting for Ben Isitt?

Once again, we see the negative aftermath of the Remembrance Day proposal…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Neighbourhood pools fit with Climate Leadership Plan

Why do we need a large costly swimming pool and leisure facility…

  • Jun 19, 2019

LETTER: Better solutions to fighting climate change than raising taxes

Once again, Saanich is bulldozing its way into the pockets of taxpayers.…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Pipeline opposition leads Canada into dangerous territory

Do Canadians realize that preventing the expansion of Alberta pipeline capability is…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Bike lanes cost Victoria its status as a pedestrian friendly city

It is beyond my comprehension why cyclists continue to ride wherever they…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Saanich shows no signs of removing derelict boat in the Gorge

I was interested to see, in a recent issue of the Saanich…

  • Jul 11, 2019

LETTER: Duplexes could lead to strata evictions

Re: Oak Bay on verge of approving its second duplex. It must…

  • Jul 11, 2019

LETTER: Taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize private developers

There seems to be a not so subtle attempt to frame the…

  • Jul 13, 2019

LETTER: West Shore youth run wild

Hello there Colwood and Langford parents. Do you know where your teenager…

  • Jul 13, 2019