Opinion

OUR VIEW: Let’s hope they stall road pricing

Don't inflict yet another fee on already financially burdened ratepayers

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Painful Truth: Albania’s war holds lessons for bitcoin investors

Wherever you have an unregulated market, you'll get scammers.

PLACE NAMES: Ymir

In Norse mythology, Ymir is pronounced ee-mer. So why do we say why-mer instead?

PLACE NAMES: Ymir

In Norse mythology, Ymir is pronounced ee-mer. So why do we say why-mer instead?

Re: Ministry Statistics show a gap in SD5 teachers’ wages

Re: Ministry Statistics show a gap in SD5 teachers' wages on January 11, 2018

The polls, the polls are confusing

There's good news and bad news for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The bad news is that he's dipping in the polls. For the first time since he was elected in the fall of 2015, Trudeau's approval rating has dipped below 50 per cent.

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Walter Volovsek: Time Windows – The McCleary Survey

Sometime in 1890, Albert McCleary decided to sell out his Castlegar pre-emption

  • Jan 18th, 2018

World O’ Words: No stumpage fees for the speechmakers

As long as man has been using fire, he has been chopping down trees. Even in our pre-forestry, pre-agriculture days. Back then, when we were foragers, we made use of everything possible in our environment. The chopped down tree was easy to make use of. But what possible use could there be for the stump left behind? A stump is possibly the most useless thing ever created by humanity. With the possibility of the 8-track tape.

ZYTARUK: Well, it happened. Again.

Drive-by shootings have become a part of our social fabric here in the Lower Mainland

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Letter: With presidents, the more things change…

Kelowna letter-writer says some things never change

Editorial: Rainbow crosswalk plan to be commended

Cities across North America have embraced the idea of the rainbow crosswalk, and it's encouraging to see Salmon Arm joining the trend.

  • Jan 16th, 2018

EDITORIAL: 2017 provided new motivation for Women’s March participants

Victoria's Women's March happens this Saturday downtown

  • Jan 16th, 2018

COLUMN: Pressures leading to homelessness not easing

Reducing the number of homeless will be a long and uphill struggle, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Column: Screen time – the battle is real

For me, each day, parenting is a battle.

Editorial Cartoon for January 17

EDITORIAL CARTOON

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Sears Canada officially dead

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 17th, 2018

EDITORIAL: After the panic, reflection

Hawaii's missile false alarm should give us all pause to reflect

  • Jan 17th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Extra vigilance in downtown Victoria drug area can’t hurt

Needle prick incidents may be a byproduct of permissive action aimed at saving lives

  • Jan 17th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Five years was too long for historic Maa-nulth signing

The signing is a government-to-government agreement to work collaboratively...

  • Jan 17th, 2018