Editorials

Mount Edward supportive housing plan right for Victoria

Mount Edward supportive housing plan right for Victoria

Despite housing a larger number than currently on site, this proposal makes sense

Mount Edward supportive housing plan right for Victoria
CFB Esquimalt (this year’s change of command shown here) remains an integral part of the makeup of the community of Esquimalt, but residents are doing their best to expand on what it has to offer. Photo courtesy MARPAC Imaging

EDITORIAL: Esquimalt continues to make waves

Community working hard to transform itself into a welcoming place of opportunities

CFB Esquimalt (this year’s change of command shown here) remains an integral part of the makeup of the community of Esquimalt, but residents are doing their best to expand on what it has to offer. Photo courtesy MARPAC Imaging
Editorial: Be careful what you wish for

Editorial: Be careful what you wish for

In politics, things take much longer to happen than you think they…

Editorial: Be careful what you wish for
EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

Careless behaviour costs us all

  • Jul 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you
EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you

Careless behaviour costs us all

  • Jul 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Protecting our forests starts with you
EDITORIAL: The CRD needs to take a close look at lifeguards at Thetis Lake

EDITORIAL: The CRD needs to take a close look at lifeguards at Thetis Lake

Budget contraints don’t cut it when lives are at risk

  • Jul 15, 2017
EDITORIAL: The CRD needs to take a close look at lifeguards at Thetis Lake
Emergency crews are scrambling to contain wildfires in Interior. Black Press files

EDITORIAL: Helping fire victims from Victoria is a phone call or mouse click away

Red Cross on the ground in affected areas and at the ready for your donations

  • Jul 13, 2017
Emergency crews are scrambling to contain wildfires in Interior. Black Press files
The decision to increase the minimum space between marijuana dispensaries in the rezoning and licensing process is a way of the City of Victoria to regain control over who operates a business in the city. Victoria News file photo

EDITORIAL: City of Victoria taking back regulatory control with pot shop decision

Reaction to public outcry, change to rules paralells situation with liquor retail stores in 2000s

  • Jul 11, 2017
The decision to increase the minimum space between marijuana dispensaries in the rezoning and licensing process is a way of the City of Victoria to regain control over who operates a business in the city. Victoria News file photo
EDITORIAL: Clark’s pursuit of power knows no bounds

EDITORIAL: Clark’s pursuit of power knows no bounds

Recent days have provided British Columbians with a clear display of what…

  • Jun 30, 2017
EDITORIAL: Clark’s pursuit of power knows no bounds
EDITORIAL: Supervised consumption sites must be close to users in Victoria

EDITORIAL: Supervised consumption sites must be close to users in Victoria

Having two facilities within a block of each other makes sense

  • Jun 27, 2017
EDITORIAL: Supervised consumption sites must be close to users in Victoria
Perfect storm facing Capital region’s labour climate

Perfect storm facing Capital region’s labour climate

The elements are aligning for what could be a perfect storm in…

  • Jun 27, 2017
Perfect storm facing Capital region’s labour climate
Media must keep up with a digital world

Media must keep up with a digital world

You can find the Saanich News on a variety of different social media platforms

  • Jun 19, 2017
Media must keep up with a digital world
Trump’s actions help unite world opinion

Trump’s actions help unite world opinion

Up until recently the world has been unwilling to unite to oppose…

  • Jun 12, 2017
Trump’s actions help unite world opinion
Cordova Bay students offer a lesson to us all

Cordova Bay students offer a lesson to us all

They may not have cast a ballot in last week’s provincial election…

  • May 15, 2017
Cordova Bay students offer a lesson to us all
BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver casts his ballot Tuesday morning at Gordon Head middle school. (Dan Ebenal/Black Press)

OPINION: B.C. election shifts political landscape

Looking at the MLAs who will represent the three Saanich ridings in…

  • May 10, 2017
BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver casts his ballot Tuesday morning at Gordon Head middle school. (Dan Ebenal/Black Press)
The only wasted vote is a vote not cast

The only wasted vote is a vote not cast

As we head to the polls May 9, there is only one…

  • May 8, 2017
The only wasted vote is a vote not cast
Trump sees Canada as convenient victim

Trump sees Canada as convenient victim

Having been forced to turn tail and retreat on issues both foreign…

  • May 2, 2017
Trump sees Canada as convenient victim

Saanich News salutes neighbourhood heroes

Our Saanich Cause pays tribute to local organizations devoted to making their community better

Liberals campaigning on the public’s dime

Government advertising should be suspended in the four months leading up to an election

ICBC finally takes aim at drivers causing crashes

How did it take this long for ICBC to realize drivers causing multiple crashes should pay more than those who don't?