Editorials

Editorial: Voting in June 23 referendum on amalgamation is critical

We are concerned about just how many people are going to ultimately make this decision.

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Editorial: Forecast for watershed too critical not to do something

The Cowichan Water Use Plan was unveiled at a meeting in Lake Cowichan on June 11

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Editorial: Time has come for Malahat alternatives to be taken seriously

There have also been proposals to beef up the existing Mill Bay-Brentwood Bay ferry route

  • Jun 15th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Editorial: Convoluted question will lead to referendum failure

First, the referendum will be done by mail-in ballot.

  • Jun 1st, 2018
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Two new inductees to Heritage Sports Wall of Fame in Lake Cowichan
'Teddy Trial' protesters in it for the long haul
Kathy White Dancers 40th anniversary reunion show
Adage Studio 'This Is Us' year end show

Malahat crash makes argument for rail refurbishment

It’s not the first time this has happened

  • May 30th, 2018

Editorial: We must grow our ability to feed ourselves

The equipment needed for farming can be specialized and expensive.

  • May 25th, 2018

Editorial: Water and fire take centre stage as summer approaches

May has so far been exceptionally dry

  • May 23rd, 2018

Editorial: Money creeping in as key factor in local elections

Increasingly, candidates also need to have a pretty substantial bank balance

  • May 18th, 2018

Editorial: Need to try something new in drug crisis

The BC Coroner Service released the number of drug deaths in March and it’s not good news.

  • May 16th, 2018

Jail terms still not long enough

Fox conviction for two deaths shows penalty needs to be greater

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018

Editorial: CVRD affordable housing tax vital to future

A few dollars a year is a small price to pay.

  • May 9th, 2018

Editorial: Regional rec. tossed back into bureaucratic black hole by CVRD board

In this way, they never have to tell the public that they’ve well and truly ditched something

  • May 2nd, 2018

Editorial: Installing Wi-Fi in hospitals should be a priority

It boils down to a couple of major considerations: boredom and isolation.

  • Apr 27th, 2018

Editorial: Affordable housing vital for our community’s future

These aren’t deadbeats or troublemakers. These are regular folks who can’t find a roof

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Editorial: New driving test for seniors more fair than DriveABLE

It does not require seniors to use a computer program

  • Apr 20th, 2018