Editorial

Editorial: Tsunami cleanup readiness crucial

As potentially dangerous debris from Japan's tsumani washes up on B.C.'s shore, the need for a plan grows more pressing.

Our View: Victoria braces for the big flush

When the province and federal governments fork over $500 million, most cities would celebrate the economic benefits

Boating tragedy preventable

Cautionary tales of young people acting foolishly, and paying the price with injury or death, seem to appear every year in Greater Victoria.

Editorial: Time for fighting needs to end

Note to Esquimalt council: There’s no shame in licking your wounds.

Editorial: Labour pains not overyet

The provincial government has settled contract negotiations with all but a few public sector unions and stayed the course on net zero.

City must rein in its labour costs

When the salaries of the highest-paid individuals working for Victoria are listed each year, it routinely causes people to gasp.

Saanich chips from the rough

Perhaps it’s human nature to want what you can’t have, or can’t afford.

Editorial: Saanich opens tagging canvas

You might notice graffiti tags popping up and remaining in place in Saanich over the next fiscal year.

Editorial: Exciting times for downtown

Monday’s announcement that the Janion building has been purchased for redevelopment is a good sign for downtown Victoria.

Editorial: Queen’s reign offers stability

At a time when people are looking for some stability, Queen Elizabeth II is as good a person to look to as anyone.

Editorial: Desperation heard in Krueger’s tactics

NDP MLA John Horgan knows he crossed the line when he called out the blustering theatrics of Liberal MLA Kevin Krueger.

Editorial: Veterans deserve more support

We are troubled by news that Veterans Affairs Canada is downsizing its department, including the district office in Victoria.

EDITORIAL: Fire dispatch needs broader thinking

Upgrading dispatch centres should be done with the big picture in mind

EDITORIAL: Timing is right for transit study

Hopefully move will help find efficiencies needed to entice more drivers to use transit

EDITORIAL: Keep pressuring high-risk drivers

Last weekend’s long weekend unofficially ushered in the summer season, which for many, means more time on the road.

EDITORIAL: Show CRD the money

Capital Regional District still waiting for confirmation of funding from province, feds for sewage treatment plant

Our View: Keep pressuring high-risk drivers

Police are hitting problem roads to drive home the idea that tailgating, speeding and high-risk driving won’t be tolerated.

Editorial: Naming revenue not so abhorrent

Victoria council is floating the possibility of putting naming rights to major public facilities out to tender.

Editorial: Civil forfeiture muddies message

It is not OK to endanger the lives of innocent people but the punishment must fit the crime.

Editorial: Juno bid shouldn’t be difficult decision

You have to wonder if the attempt to bring the Juno Awards to Victoria would be easier if our city wasn’t split into 13 jurisdictions.