Editorials

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: Invasive plants are a big deal

Why spend money trying to keep back the tide?

  • Jun 29, 2018

Editorial: We must demand our governments stand up for supply management

Maybe if they tried it our way, they wouldn’t be in such a mess.

  • Jun 27, 2018
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Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

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 22, 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 20, 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 15, 2018

Editorial: How would you like a big pile of garbage?

We bet that people who drive out into the “bush” or “wilderness”…

  • Jun 13, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

Editorial: Convoluted question will lead to referendum failure

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

  • Jun 1, 2018

Malahat crash makes argument for rail refurbishment

It’s not the first time this has happened

  • May 30, 2018

Editorial: We must grow our ability to feed ourselves

The equipment needed for farming can be specialized and expensive.

  • May 25, 2018

Editorial: Water and fire take centre stage as summer approaches

May has so far been exceptionally dry

  • May 23, 2018

Editorial: Money creeping in as key factor in local elections

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

  • May 18, 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 16, 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 10, 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 10, 2018

Editorial: CVRD affordable housing tax vital to future

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

  • May 9, 2018