Editorials

Busy times

The coming months promise to be interesting as the campaigns for the October 20 local government elections and the Fire Hall borrowing referendum get underway.

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

So long, Facebook

After years of following friends

20,000 days of nature conservation

At the end of this summer, the NCC will mark exactly 20,000 days of conservation.

  • Sep 5, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Pandora’s box is open

Memories came back to me when I listened to one of my favourite radio programs, This American Life.

  • Jul 25, 2017

Reasons for gratitude

Mountains serve as reminders of why we choose to live close to nature

  • Jul 19, 2017

Amazing grace

I wrote about these models of grace in part because I never wanted to forget what I had seen.

  • Jul 13, 2017

Changes for the good

I am in awe of the ARES Parents’ Advisory Committee.

  • Jul 4, 2017

A chess game unfolds in Victoria

It would be pretty hard to beat what has been going on politically.

  • Jun 27, 2017

A loss of our living history — farewell, Betty Toyota

More than a week has passed since the sudden death of Betty Toyota.

  • Jun 22, 2017