Letters

LETTERS: Now is the time to put people and the planet above profit

Humans generally do not like change. We get accustomed to a sense…

  • Apr 17, 2020

LETTERS: Out-of-town visitors jeopardize community safety

Sitting here on Good Friday, I am heartily disgusted at the evidence…

  • Apr 15, 2020

LETTER: High density can be a benefit

In this age of physical distancing as a result of this virus,…

  • Apr 15, 2020
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Island Health actions not misguided

Re: Island Health isn’t sharing locations of COVID-19 cases for privacy reasons…

  • Apr 13, 2020

An ode to the coronavirus

To salute all the first responders I have composed a new song.…

  • Apr 13, 2020

LETTERS: Saanich council right to hold line on taxes

At the March 23 meeting Saanich council approved a core budget for…

  • Apr 11, 2020

LETTERS: Calls on Employment Insurance not getting through

Has anyone been able to contact the government? I am writing this…

  • Apr 11, 2020

LETTERS: Windsor Park tennis courts shouldn’t be a casualty of COVID-19

Are there any other tennis buffs who think that locking up Windsor…

  • Apr 10, 2020

LETTERS: Remember to breathe during crisis

In the beginning, when our world view went upside down, people indicated…

  • Apr 9, 2020

LETTERS: The need to scrap the plastic bag ban

Some grocery stores have temporarily banned reusable shopping bags due to their…

  • Apr 6, 2020

LETTER: Meccano sets a great activity for kids

Among the activities for children while school is cancelled is making things.…

  • Apr 6, 2020

LETTER: Shout out to Sooke grocer

I would just like to say what a great job the owners…

  • Apr 5, 2020

LETTERS: Hand sanitizer is vital for surviving COVID-19

Hand washing and social distancing are only part of the solution to…

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTERS: People must learn to give and take from Earth

All humans were created only once. Living in all eras, life was…

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTERS: Seniors left out of COVID-19 relief efforts

The utter indifference by all levels of government to the well-being of…

  • Apr 4, 2020

LETTERS: Climate change a larger crisis than COVID-19

With the coronavirus now dominating all media and all discussion, we risk…

  • Apr 3, 2020

LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry

Here’s a variation on My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean which I…

  • Apr 3, 2020

LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners

The closure of the Yard & Garden Waste Drop Off is unnecessary…

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus

What a condescending and snooty “we know what’s best for you” statement…

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference

Two questions for your readers: 1: Am I the only person who…

  • Mar 30, 2020