Opinion

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

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9th, 2018

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

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

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

Letters to the Editor

A reader feels sorry for those who deface First Nations signs.

  • Jul 31st, 2018

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

Changes large and small are an inevitable part of life.

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

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

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

Letters to the Editor

A reader writes to say that local residents must have a say in the matter of retail cannabis sales.

  • Jul 24th, 2018

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.

Letters to the Editor

Greyhound’s mismanagement leaves thousands of people in the lurch.

  • Jul 17th, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16th, 2018

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

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly