local politics

EDITORIAL | CRD Climate Emergency only first step

Now what? In case you didn’t get the memo (on p. 3), the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board of Directors voted on Feb. 13 to declare a “Climate Emergency,” joining…

Saanich to purchase Kings Park for $5.5 million

The purchase of the green space near the intersection of Richmond and Kings Rd highlights the varied needs and interests in the community Saanich has pledged to purchase the 2.23-acre…

A student’s guide to B.C. municipal elections

Municipal elections don’t happen every day, and since they aren’t frequent, a lot of current students may never have participated in one or, at the very least, could use a…

This fall, don’t turn a blind eye to local politics

The first week of school is a busy time, whether you’re hauling a stack of insanely expensive textbooks out of the bookstore, outfitting your new dorm room, or finalizing your…