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LETTER: Town crews clear the way

I’d like to thank our Sidney town crews for plowing the streets…

  • Jan 8, 2022
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LETTER: Loss of RBCM exhibits a travesty

I am opposed to the dismantling of the third floor of the…

  • Jan 8, 2022
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LETTER: Return to school should be delayed

It’s very easy these days to get caught up in alarming news…

  • Jan 7, 2022
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LETTER: Two-minute tag and gas pedal to death

It takes about two minutes for a mortician to verify the identity…

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LETTER: ‘Greener’ building design the way forward

Re: Home renovations fuelling Sooke’s building permit revenue boom (News, Dec. 23)…

  • Jan 5, 2022
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Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. The deadline for British Columbia health care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Looking ahead to upheaval in 2022: The great reset in B.C.

By Bruce Cameron Decades ago, Bob Dylan sang, “You don’t need a…

  • Jan 10, 2022
Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. The deadline for British Columbia health care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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LETTER: Renovation work can help rebuild economy

Re: Home renovations fueling Sooke’s building permit revenue boom. Redevelopment and renovation…

  • Jan 2, 2022
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LETTER: Short-term rentals hold key to affordable housing

If the elected officials in Victoria, Sidney, Langford and elsewhere on the…

  • Jan 2, 2022
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LETTER: COVID reminder carries contradictions

In your Dec. 23 issue you present an editorial reminding us that…

  • Jan 2, 2022
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LETTER: Support for rail line driven by nostalgia

In 2011, due to the disrepair of the railway, Via Rail and…

  • Jan 1, 2022
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LETTER: RBCM exhibit’s removal alienates member

I bought my first membership to the RBC Museum over 30 years…

  • Jan 1, 2022
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LETTER: Dog leash bylaw can’t have partial enforcement

Re: the letter Saanich goes overboard with animal control. Two days ago…

  • Jan 1, 2022
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LETTER: Refusing vaccination should carry cost

We should all approve of a person’s right to refuse the covid…

  • Dec 31, 2021
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Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps encourges the community to live well together in 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)

Mayor’s message: 2021 comes full circle in Victoria, but not quite

Lisa Helps encourages more listening, having difficult conversations and co-existing in 2022

  • Dec 31, 2021
Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps encourges the community to live well together in 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins proudly lists the accomplishments in developments and community amenities the municipality saw in 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Mayor takes a look back, a look ahead in Esquimalt

Barbara Desjardins voices pride in community’s accomplishments through difficult times in 2021

  • Dec 31, 2021
Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins proudly lists the accomplishments in developments and community amenities the municipality saw in 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
MLA Mitzi Dean looks back at a year filled with health care crises and accomplishments, housing victories and challenges and other key themes for her Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Photo Don Craig/BC government communications)

MLA takes a look back at 2021 in Esquimalt-Metchosin

Mitzi Dean applauds the way people have supported each other in a challenging year

  • Dec 30, 2021
MLA Mitzi Dean looks back at a year filled with health care crises and accomplishments, housing victories and challenges and other key themes for her Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Photo Don Craig/BC government communications)
Premier John Horgan and Education Minister Rob Fleming read stories to kids at the James Bay Library in Victoria on July 3. (Greater Victoria Public Library photo)

COLUMN: Province improved the ways people get around this year

MLA Rob Fleming looks back at 2021

  • Dec 30, 2021
Premier John Horgan and Education Minister Rob Fleming read stories to kids at the James Bay Library in Victoria on July 3. (Greater Victoria Public Library photo)
Al Smith, executive director of the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, encourages residents to shop local to help merchants through the next wave of the pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce)

Saanich Peninsula business association looks ahead to 2022

Executive director Al Smith proud of how businesses adapted to changing realities through pandemic

  • Dec 30, 2021
Al Smith, executive director of the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, encourages residents to shop local to help merchants through the next wave of the pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce)
Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA Grace Lore is parliamentary secretary for gender equity in the BC NDP government. (Courtesy of Grace Lore)

Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA reflects on 2021

Grace Lore looks back at the accomplishments and challenges of the past year

  • Dec 30, 2021
Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA Grace Lore is parliamentary secretary for gender equity in the BC NDP government. (Courtesy of Grace Lore)
Saanich South MLA Lana Popham at the B.C. legislature. (Black Press Media file photo)

COLUMN: The word resiliency best sums up 2021, says agriculture minister

MLA grateful to be part of the Saanich community

  • Dec 30, 2021
Saanich South MLA Lana Popham at the B.C. legislature. (Black Press Media file photo)