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The Editor’s Desk: (Not) thinking things through

Victoria city council shows how not to handle a delicate situation.

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

The Editor’s Desk: The back to school shopping blues

How prepared are you for the quest for pencil crayons and erasers? Take the quiz and find out!

Victoria Report

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart says the Community Benefits Agreement is bad for rural B.C. workers.

  • Aug 7th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

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COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Change isn’t always easy

Changes large and small are an inevitable part of life.

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

The Editor’s Desk: A treasure trove

A wealth of rare material stored above the Journal office provides a window into another time.

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Manners maketh man

What can we learn from an etiquette book first published in 1960? Quite a lot.

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

The Editor’s Desk: What did you say?

Trying to find sense in President Trump’s ramblings is a futile effort.

Victoria Report: Red Cross is there to help

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart urges those impacted by fires and floods to contact the Red Cross.

  • Jul 10th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

The Editor’s Desk: The new normal

After last year’s wildfires, things will never be the same, but fear can’t rule our lives.

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

  • Jun 27th, 2018