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The Editor’s Desk: The magic of movies

Craving that ‘going to the movies’ experience? Then FilmFlam™ is the streaming service for you!

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: The good old hockey game

Nothing says ‘NHL hockey’ like 100 F. temperatures and the August long weekend

Urgent action needed to save B.C.’s Steelhead trout

Victoria Report by Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart

  • Aug 5, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Customers behaving badly

Annoyed that a business is asking you to sanitize your hands? Don’t take it out on the employees

The Editor’s Desk: Coping with COVID quiz

How well are you dealing with the pandemic? Take this quiz and find out!

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The Editor’s Desk: Don’t be a PRAT

Public performances against face masks don’t make for good theatre

The Editor’s Desk: Entering the Twilight Zone

Ashcroft gets a chance to shine on the small screen: is the result a dream or a nightmare?

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

Resumption of travel around province brings hopes and fears

Phase 3 brings summer tourists, and some worry

  • Jul 1, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Coronavirus classic cinema

Some familiar films would look a lot different if they’d been made during a time of COVID-19

The Editor’s Desk: COVID cops on the job

In the rush to judgement, facts often take a back seat

The Editor’s Desk: No one is an island

If the pandemic has shown us nothing else, it’s that human beings are social creatures

The Editor’s Desk: Photo gallery paints a pretty picture

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are 18 years of photos worth?

Victoria Report: Graduating during COVID-19

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart congratulates the grad class of 2020 on a remarkable achievment

  • Jun 4, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: In search of lost time

A tiny tomato provides a small moment of joy as it evokes happy memories

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: There’s always a silver lining

Stories — some of which might even be true — of people making the best of bad pandemic situations

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Hindsight is wonderful

Let’s not Monday morning quarterback the coronavirus pandemic while the game is still being played