Editorials

EDITORIAL: Connect with Victoria’s homeless community on the Coldest Night of the Year

EDITORIAL: Connect with Victoria’s homeless community on the Coldest Night of the Year

Our Place taking part in national event for the first time

  • Dec 6, 2017
EDITORIAL: Connect with Victoria’s homeless community on the Coldest Night of the Year
EDITORIAL: Saanich grapples with future of works yard

EDITORIAL: Saanich grapples with future of works yard

Laying the foundation for the community’s future is one of the most…

  • Nov 29, 2017
EDITORIAL: Saanich grapples with future of works yard
EDITORIAL: Words wound, but can also heal

EDITORIAL: Words wound, but can also heal

Last week, the News published a story about the Greater Victoria school…

EDITORIAL: Words wound, but can also heal
EDITORIAL: Federal housing plan a good start

EDITORIAL: Federal housing plan a good start

Liberal government makes big promises, if people are willing to wait

  • Nov 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Federal housing plan a good start
EDITORIAL: Pending legalization stokes irrational fears

EDITORIAL: Pending legalization stokes irrational fears

Legalizing pot isn’t that big a change, it’s already a part of our economy

  • Nov 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Pending legalization stokes irrational fears
Canadians serving in peacekeeping roles in Kosovo are among the local veterans being honoured on Remembrance Day. Photo courtesy Rick Anthony

EDITORIAL: Many opportunities to learn more about veterans’ experiences

Connecting with those who have served a good way to build understanding

  • Nov 10, 2017
Canadians serving in peacekeeping roles in Kosovo are among the local veterans being honoured on Remembrance Day. Photo courtesy Rick Anthony
EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction

EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction

ICBC, province hope even steeper distracted driving penalties sends stronger message

  • Nov 7, 2017
EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction
EDITORIAL: Putting a limit on political persuasion

EDITORIAL: Putting a limit on political persuasion

It may take a bite out of their coffers in next year’s…

  • Nov 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Putting a limit on political persuasion
Editorial: Love it or hate it, Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

Editorial: Love it or hate it, Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

Don’t forget to fall back an hour Sunday morning (Nov. 5)

Editorial: Love it or hate it, Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend
EDITORIAL: Inmates perform community service behind the scenes

EDITORIAL: Inmates perform community service behind the scenes

For many of the inmates at William Head, the road to restitution,…

  • Oct 31, 2017
EDITORIAL: Inmates perform community service behind the scenes
EDITORIAL: Vote signals shift in political climate

EDITORIAL: Vote signals shift in political climate

It didn’t take long for Karen Harper to make her presence felt…

  • Oct 30, 2017
EDITORIAL: Vote signals shift in political climate
Langford resident Patrick Simonean cycles to work along Fort Street, where the City’s second dedicated two-way downtown bike corridor will be available by 2018. Tim Collins/Victoria News

EDITORIAL: We’ll judge Victoria’s new bike lane project by cyclists’ usage

Construction will cause congestion along busy Fort Street corridor for a while

  • Oct 26, 2017
Langford resident Patrick Simonean cycles to work along Fort Street, where the City’s second dedicated two-way downtown bike corridor will be available by 2018. Tim Collins/Victoria News
EDITORIAL: School speed zones exist for a reason

EDITORIAL: School speed zones exist for a reason

When the Sooke RCMP set up their speed enforcement officers outside Journey…

  • Oct 24, 2017
EDITORIAL: School speed zones exist for a reason
EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada’s man in Canada’s band

EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada’s man in Canada’s band

A nation mourns the passing of the Tragically Hip’s iconic frontman

EDITORIAL: Gord Downie – Canada’s man in Canada’s band
EDITORIAL: Silence the wrong course of action

EDITORIAL: Silence the wrong course of action

Accounts of young people being beaten, hazed and harassed date back centuries…

  • Oct 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: Silence the wrong course of action
Street and private lot parking around Victoria’s downtown core is being slowly reduced, but City parkades remain a good option for people coming downtown. The City of Victoria insists it is helping provide a solution to traffic issues by allowing for more residential density downtown. victoria.ca

EDITORIAL: Don’t blame Victoria for reduced parking downtown

City takes brunt of complaints from outliers, while contributing to solution through urban density

  • Oct 16, 2017
Street and private lot parking around Victoria’s downtown core is being slowly reduced, but City parkades remain a good option for people coming downtown. The City of Victoria insists it is helping provide a solution to traffic issues by allowing for more residential density downtown. victoria.ca
EDITORIAL: Inclusion in public, exclusion in private

EDITORIAL: Inclusion in public, exclusion in private

Those in charge of hiring need to park their prejudices at the door

  • Oct 4, 2017
EDITORIAL: Inclusion in public, exclusion in private
EDITORIAL: Tour rocks on

EDITORIAL: Tour rocks on

Before there was a Tour de Rock, there was young Lyle Jorgenson…

  • Oct 3, 2017
EDITORIAL: Tour rocks on
One reader would like to see the province fill gaps left by Greyhound’s reduced service in B.C. File photo

B.C. government should create a provincial bus service

Greyhound’s reduced service will begin to affect communities, reader writes

One reader would like to see the province fill gaps left by Greyhound’s reduced service in B.C. File photo
The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino was the site of a deadly shooting on Sunday, where more than 50 people were killed and hundreds more injured at a concert. mandalaybay.com

EDITORIAL: Armed attack in Vegas strikes close to home

VicPD chief was among the Victoria-area residents in the area at the time

  • Oct 2, 2017
The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino was the site of a deadly shooting on Sunday, where more than 50 people were killed and hundreds more injured at a concert. mandalaybay.com
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