Opinion

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

COLUMN: Graffiti is more than just a nuisance

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association Graffiti, or tagging as it is…

  • Aug 9, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019
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Rickter Scale: The one step forward, two steps back Trump trot

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

LETTER: Outdated privacy laws don’t protect personal information

Canada’s election is just around the corner and I’m concerned that our…

  • Aug 1, 2019

LETTER: Global Fund making a difference

There is growing fear in the development community that after years of…

  • Aug 1, 2019

Rickter Scale: A creep at the wheel

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  • Jul 31, 2019

Rickter Scale: The two cents worth solution

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  • Jul 24, 2019

LETTER: Bike mayor doesn’t have a grasp on reality

It seems to me Susan Stokhof, Victoria’s newly appointed bike mayor, does…

  • Jul 22, 2019

COLUMN: Can’t see the forest for the trees

Adam Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Jul 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

LETTER: Sculpture represents inclusivity

Re: Make public art accessible to all I am the sculptor who…

  • Jul 20, 2019

LETTER: Drivers a greater risk than cyclists

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

  • Jul 17, 2019

Rickter Scale: The chicken’s ready when pigs fly

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  • Jul 17, 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

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

LETTER: Less cars key to fighting climate change

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

  • Jul 15, 2019