Opinion

FILM REVIEW: Michael Moore apolitical in targeting those who failed the working class

Fahrenheit 11/9 examines the discontent in U.S. seized upon by Trump, writes Robert Moyes

  • Sep 25th, 2018

MATTER OF BEER: Getting Fresh in the Fall

Monday columnist Mathieu Poirier looks at fresh-hopped beers that mark harvest season

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Getting funky on four wheels

Monday’s intrepid adventure columnist gets her roller dance groove on

  • Sep 25th, 2018

ALLAN REID: Chinatown’s Fan Tan Café delights

People watching on sidewalk among the joys of dining at longtime dining spot

  • Sep 11th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Wines from the Okanagan, Spain and Italy delight

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes serves up a variety of choices this month

  • Sep 10th, 2018

MATHIEU POIRIER: Swan’s contributes to Beer Fest brews

Monday beer columnist visits the downtown brew pub to find out about their special dunkelwiezen

  • Sep 3rd, 2018
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TESS VAN STRAATEN: Go spelunking on Vancouver Island

Horne Lake Caves make for a rockin’ adventure under the surface

  • Aug 30th, 2018

ON FILM: The Trouble With Triplets

Robert Moyes had great fun with Three Identical Strangers, closing Aug. 4 at UVic’s Cinecenta

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Taking a Walk on the Wild Side

Monday’s intrepid adventure columnist tests the waters of Port Renfrew

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

JANIS LACOUVEE: Indigenous storytellers abound

Monday arts columnist writes that traditional voices are being heard more often around Victoria

  • Jul 31st, 2018

ALLAN REID: Café cozy spot for bike break

The Fairfield Branch Café may just hit the right note for that quick break

  • Jul 30th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Hester Creek Character white blend a nice summer selection

Monday wine expert Robert Moyes offers options for trying something new

  • Jul 24th, 2018

WHAT’S ON TAP: Howl Brewing joins the pack of local craft beer operations

Monday beer columnist Matt Poirier checks out a new microbrewer in North Saanich

  • Jul 17th, 2018

ON FILM: Planet of the Dinos returns

Reviewer Robert Moyes offers his take on Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

  • Jul 10th, 2018

MATHIEU POIRIER: Poured from the source

Monday’s resident beer columnist checks out the new tasting room at Phillips Brewery

  • Jul 5th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Unsworth and Wente products a joy on the palate

Monday columnist Robert Moyes shares his latest discoveries in the realm of wine

  • Jul 4th, 2018

ALLAN REID: Put on your Greek hat at Ithaka restaurant

Monday’s intrepid food columnist checks out this Victoria icon

  • Jul 4th, 2018

VIC THEATRE: Interesting characters feature in June screenings

Kathy Kay’s picks for the month offer dramatically different approaches to filmmaking

  • Jun 15th, 2018

POIRIER ON BEER: Two sides of the same hop

Matthieu Poirier checks out a few options for hoppy beers on offer locally

  • Jun 5th, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: New crop of VQA wines provides interesting choices

Robert Moyes gives the rundown on some of the season’s tastiest wines

  • Jun 5th, 2018