Letters

LETTER: Electric buses make fiscal sense for Victoria’s traffic woes

A recent editorial said $95.6 million “is a small price to pay…

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Careful consideration is needed before adopting a rabbit

As Easter approaches once again many youngsters are hoping that a sweet,…

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Vegan diet vital to fight climate change

There is no gentle way to put it. Humans are stupid. We…

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Vaccinations prevent later ailments

I have been hearing impaired since I was about eight years old.…

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Protests are the basis of freedom

I see no discernible connection between the headline and the body of…

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Some fishing needs to take place

Local politician urges residents to give views on fishing

  • Apr 16, 2019
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LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019

LETTER: CRD lacks teeth on Climate Emergency Declaration

You would have thought that the recent declaration of a climate emergency…

  • Apr 10, 2019

LETTER: Protecting trees falls on all of us

The reported and know benefits of trees in urban areas is well…

  • Apr 10, 2019

LETTER: Oak Bay residents say daycare spaces not needed at Willows

I noticed a statement by SD61 Secretary Treasurer Mark Walsh that most…

  • Apr 5, 2019

LETTER: Victoria resident trapped in paradise

When one lives in a desirable location, it may seem like one…

  • Apr 4, 2019

LETTER: Time for a genuine community-developer consultation

We are a group of Oak Bay residents; nearly all of us…

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTER: Community services lacking in Colwood

Having read the article about Colwood council, I have to say I’m…

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTER: Action, not money, is needed to protect rainforests

Recently there was someone at the door asking for money to preserve…

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTER: Immunocontraception the humane solution to Oak Bay’s deer problem

Two recent letters in the Oak Bay News provide a good opportunity…

  • Apr 2, 2019

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019

LETTER: Outdoor cats cause destruction

In a previous residence there were eight outdoor cats living out of…

  • Mar 30, 2019

LETTER: Questions around vaccinations deserve responsible data

On International Women’s Day, in an issue focused on women, next to…

  • Mar 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 18, 2019

LETTER: Cats’ natural instinct is to roam

Per the American Audubon Society, the number one cause of birds being…

  • Mar 13, 2019