Opinion

Hergott: Distracted driving penalties continue to increase

Paul Hergott discusses the consequences for distracted driving compared to impaired driving

  • Feb 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL: More direct action needed to reduce domestic violence

Commitment of resources by Victoria police a good start, but more can be done

Throne speech puts B.C. on a path to make life better and more affordable

B.C. Premier John Horgan on the plan he believes will make life better for people in B.C.

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Campbell River woman offers a bouquet of spring flowers to warm and caring helpers

I am writing this letter to say a big thank-you to the kind strangers who immediately came to my assistance on Jan. 30 after I tripped on 4th Ave. between Cedar and Dogwood and smashed my face full force into the sidewalk.

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Victoria needs a neighbourhood ombudsperson to work on their behalf

City's planning department not taking residents' concerns into account: Rockland resident

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Letter: Horse out of pot barn a long time ago

Is anyone so naive to believe that legalized pot sales will eliminate drugs on the street?

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Letter: One of Langley’s MPs defends Liberal record on veterans

Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag outlines federal government support to counter criticism.

  • Feb 19th, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Trade war zone

In the B.C./Alberta trade spat, innocent businesses are getting caught in the crossfire.

Sharing the spoils in a world ruled by the few

Advancement depends on idea generation by the many rather than the few

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Workers and communities wait on the sidelines

Trans Mountain Expansion Project is the most thoroughly reviewed in Canadian regulatory history

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Letter: ICBC should look at management cuts

There must be something wrong with the people managing ICBC's money. One of the reasons that they are so much in debt is that they are spending money without hesitation, and skipping thorough investigation.

  • Feb 18th, 2018

More needs to be done to ensure short-term rentals don’t leave people homeless

Short term housing options have overruled the Golden housing market for the past few years.

  • Feb 18th, 2018

MP Report: Phoenix pay system fiasco disrupting lives on the West Shore

As the member of parliament representing Colwood and View Royal, my office has been inundated with heart wrenching stories of federal employees whose lives have been turned upside-down because of the Phoenix pay system implemented by the federal Liberal government.

  • Feb 18th, 2018

COLUMN: Exploring heritage for Family Day

There are lots of resources available at the library to help you learn more about your family

  • Feb 18th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Supportive housing isn’t fair

Enough of these supportive housing properties popping up everywhere, says letter writer

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Untrending: The world can use more love

No reason that we can't raise our online standards.

  • Feb 18th, 2018

School shooting unfathomable to Saanich student

Claremont Grade 10 student reflects on the carnage inflicted on U.S. schools

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Letter: B.C. greenhouse gas emissions have risen in four of past five years

NDP government needs to recommit to these GHG reduction goalsand implement some concrete measures

  • Feb 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL: No winners in wine dispute

This course of action does not encourage discussion or dialogue over the pipeline

  • Feb 18th, 2018

LETTER: Haro Woods a unique greenspace

I have a few comments regarding the establishment of the park at Haro Woods:

  • Feb 18th, 2018