Opinion

LETTER: New council follows familiar course on EDPA

Re: Saanich councillor warns of ‘torturous experience’ as they consider replacing EDPA.…

  • Jul 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

LETTER: Thank you to all who made Canada Day a success

Wasn’t that a party? READ ALSO: Packed Canada Day in Sidney sees…

  • Jul 13, 2019
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LETTER: Taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize private developers

There seems to be a not so subtle attempt to frame the…

  • Jul 13, 2019

LETTER: West Shore youth run wild

Hello there Colwood and Langford parents. Do you know where your teenager…

  • Jul 13, 2019

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Climate change is no picnic

Re: Don’t tax what is normal. Bob Broughton wants 100 per cent…

  • Jul 12, 2019

Report highlights a growing and vibrant downtown

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association For the past few years, there…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Trees are a valuable part of Saanich’s infrastructure

Saanich is replacing water and sewer pipes on Winchester Road, Parkside Crescent…

  • Jul 12, 2019

EDITORIAL: Incentives would fuel purchase of e-bikes

Much has been made recently about the incentives being doled out by…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Veterans deserve more respect from our leaders

I commemorated the D-Day invasion of Europe, and watching film footage and…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Who is voting for Ben Isitt?

Once again, we see the negative aftermath of the Remembrance Day proposal…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Better solutions to fighting climate change than raising taxes

Once again, Saanich is bulldozing its way into the pockets of taxpayers.…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Pipeline opposition leads Canada into dangerous territory

Do Canadians realize that preventing the expansion of Alberta pipeline capability is…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Bike lanes cost Victoria its status as a pedestrian friendly city

It is beyond my comprehension why cyclists continue to ride wherever they…

  • Jul 12, 2019

LETTER: Duplexes could lead to strata evictions

Re: Oak Bay on verge of approving its second duplex. It must…

  • Jul 11, 2019

LETTER: Saanich shows no signs of removing derelict boat in the Gorge

I was interested to see, in a recent issue of the Saanich…

  • Jul 11, 2019

LETTER: Duplexes fill a need in the community

This is a letter sent to mayor and council in support of…

  • Jul 11, 2019

LETTER: Proposed Spectrum field should accommodate multiple sports

Re: School board staff to shine light on proposed STAR rink Saanich.…

  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019