Letters

LETTER: Capital Regional District has bought into the myth of climate change

The recent declarations by the Capital Regional District and by the City…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Oak Bay’s citizens’ budget is a flawed idea

Oak Bay’s website feature to help people understand is a neat idea…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Full immersion art has no place in intertidal zone

Full immersion art? READ MORE: Potential statue slated for Oak Bay beach…

  • Feb 27, 2019
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LETTER: Judge by actions, not beliefs

In the end I doubt that people will be judged for their…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Canada must not forget international commitments

With a sexy scandal in Ottawa, it is easy to ignore the…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Responsible owners don’t let cats roam

You can’t defend letting cats roam READ MORE: LETTER: Humans the real…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: SIN for income tax, not speculation tax

I believe it was W.A.C. Bennett who said: “This bunch couldn’t run…

  • Feb 27, 2019

LETTER: Public art is a gift

A longtime Oak Bay resident in his mid-90s reflected on a lifetime…

  • Feb 26, 2019

LETTER: Inconsiderate people not cleaning up after their dogs

Am I the only one noticing the appalling amount of dog mess…

  • Feb 26, 2019

LETTER: Global Fund is due to be replenished

It’s time for Canada to provide its share of the Global Fund…

  • Feb 25, 2019

LETTER: Systemic ageism puts seniors in poverty

Discrimination based on age is one of the most well-tolerated and destructive…

  • Feb 25, 2019

LETTER: Unspoken acts of violence committed against animals

I strongly believe in the drive to end gender violence (and violence…

  • Feb 25, 2019

LETTER: Sidney showed its goodness in snow

Just over a week ago when I looked out of my window,…

  • Feb 25, 2019

LETTER: Gratitude expressed for the kindness of the community

Challenges in life pose hardship but inspire a lot of amazing things…

  • Feb 25, 2019

LETTER: Door closing on student renters in Saanich

It is encouraging to see that Saanich Council is willing to review…

  • Feb 21, 2019

LETTER: Bylaws useless unless they are enforced

The clearing of sidewalks of snow and ice has been the poorest…

  • Feb 20, 2019

LETTER: Oak Bay’s aging infrastructure must be top priority for council

I realize that there are many aspects of Oak Bay’s governance requiring…

  • Feb 20, 2019

LETTER: Abuse of BC Transit drivers should result in jail time

In reference to the article BC Transit to install barriers to protect…

  • Feb 20, 2019

LETTER: Thank you for the helping hand

On a recent Thursday afternoon I went grocery shopping and came out…

  • Feb 19, 2019

LETTER: Time to turn off the switch on Saanich’s power outages

Power outages in Saanich are becoming far too commonplace and are a…

  • Feb 19, 2019