Letters

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Racist online comments attack NDP leader

I was reading the Facebook comments on your July 8 online article…

  • Jul 19, 2020

LETTER: Pandemic shows need for investment in B.C. parks

The current health pandemic has shone a light on the cracks in…

  • Jul 19, 2020
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LETTER: Housing homeless at Oak Bay Lodge prompts concerns

I wanted to express my thoughts and concerns with Victoria Mayor Lisa…

  • Jul 18, 2020

LETTER: Cyclists put natural areas at risk

This letter is in response to the recent article in the Vic…

  • Jul 18, 2020

LETTER: Province’s name a relic of our colonial roots

It is now a practice, before a public event, to have an…

  • Jul 18, 2020

LETTER: Is Oak Bay too good to house the homeless?

Oak Bay must do more, says writer

  • Jul 17, 2020

LETTERS: Greater Victoria needs a new government model

In the July 2020 edition of the Grumpy Taxpayers of Greater Victoria…

  • Jul 14, 2020

Saanich council must address in-house problem

The majority of Saanich council has clearly lost control of what they…

  • Jul 13, 2020

LETTERS: Backyard gardens have a lot to offer

Re: LETTERS: Backyard garden veggies not the answer to food security (July…

  • Jul 13, 2020

LETTERS: Victoria needs to look at alternatives to Beacon Hill camping situation

In a recent newspaper piece, Mayor Lisa Helps tries vainly to shift…

  • Jul 13, 2020

LETTERS: Masks show respect for others’ well-being

I am frustrated to see so many of our neighbours not wearing…

  • Jul 12, 2020

LETTERS: Personal responsibility being forgotten

Today, we hear endless discussion of some people’s needs. Hotels are being…

  • Jul 12, 2020

LETTER: Ghost women forced to vanish to protect their safety

Around the globe, violence against women has increased with spread of the…

  • Jul 12, 2020

LETTER: Puzzled by letter on climate change

I am puzzled by two points raised by the writer of the…

  • Jul 12, 2020

LETTER: Colwood council disregards public

How can Colwood council expect serious input when it arrogantly disregarded the…

  • Jul 12, 2020

LETTERS: Speed bumps need on Ocean Boulevard

A recent survey says 61 per cent want Ocean Boulevard open. The…

  • Jul 12, 2020

LETTERS: People should be wearing masks

For the last several months B.C., and in particular Vancouver Island, has…

  • Jul 12, 2020

LETTERS: ‘Implied consent’ is not a valid defence to a charge of sexual assault

We would like to thank writer Nina Grossman and the Oak Bay…

  • Jul 11, 2020

LETTERS: Speeding cyclists pose safety concern on trails

As an avid, lifelong cyclist, I applaud Victoria’s efforts to increase bike…

  • Jul 11, 2020