Opinion

Rickter Scale: All hail the great white uniter

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Apr 3, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

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

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTER: Immunocontraception the humane solution to Oak Bay’s deer problem

Two recent letters in the Oak Bay News provide a good opportunity…

  • Apr 2, 2019
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LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019

MP Report: Representing Victoria the most rewarding experience of my life

You are likely aware by now, that after careful consideration, I have…

  • Apr 1, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

LETTER: Outdoor cats cause destruction

In a previous residence there were eight outdoor cats living out of…

  • Mar 30, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Living the fairytale life

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

  • Mar 29, 2019

It’s all about the money

Reader questions heavy-handed approach to curling rink closure

  • Mar 27, 2019

Rickter Scale: Dealing with bike lanes

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

EDITORIAL: West Shore ferry service would allow commuters to leave gridlock in their wake

A new study promises new hope for those stranded each morning on…

  • Mar 26, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Rickter Scale: Brother Gary strikes again

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Mar 21, 2019

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly…

  • Mar 19, 2019

LETTER: Questions around vaccinations deserve responsible data

On International Women’s Day, in an issue focused on women, next to…

  • Mar 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 18, 2019