Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

POLL: Have the disruptions caused by the recent protests made you more likely to support their cause?

If you live in Greater Victoria, it’s been pretty hard to miss…

  • Feb 11, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Make uniforms mandatory in schools

Once thought of as a bad idea, the writer now thinks differently about school uniforms

  • Feb 13, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

COLUMN: Self-service is just a matter of greed

It recently occurred to me that I’m doing a lot of work…

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

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LETTERS: Keeping out of the royal media circus

I just wanted to say well done for not buying into the…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: There must be some restrictions on community growth

Re: Restrictions on unrelated occupants. Housing, affordability, good governance, generational tension, points…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: Location of pool should be crystal clear

The report to Victoria’s mayor and council outlining the potential locations for…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: Changes needed for land use applications

Major concerns have been expressed over the last number of years from…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: Central Saanich a leading advocate for agriculture

The article dated Jan. 31 regarding the disbanding of the Agricultural Advisory…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTERS: George Jay schoolgrounds going to the dogs

We all know George Jay is over crowded, we therefore need all…

  • Feb 6, 2020

LETTERS: Saanich on the road to a safer community

Three Saanich councillors recently brought a report to council that recommends increased…

  • Feb 5, 2020

LETTERS: Rat poison also fatal to birds

As a 14-year volunteer with the BCSPCA/Wild ARC, I have retrieved many…

  • Feb 5, 2020

LETTERS: Neighbour helps dig out from snow

After our 14-inch snowfall, when we were digging ourselves out, along came…

  • Feb 5, 2020

LETTERS: Victoria Harbour and Gorge Waterway face a crisis

Re: Esquimalt explores creating portage beach for choppy Gorge waters. Just say…

  • Feb 5, 2020

LETTERS: Ottawa delivers blow to low-income seniors

The new year got off to a bitter start for low-income seniors.…

  • Feb 4, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

Column: Meet Esquimalt Recreation Centre’s newest member

Small acts of kindness bring out the best in community members

  • Jan 31, 2020

LETTERS: Advice for the Royal couple before moving to Victoria

The Royal couple should be forewarned of the inhabitants on the most…

  • Jan 30, 2020