Opinion

LETTERS: Precious heirloom finds way home

I want to recognize the Central Saanich Police and the family living…

  • Jun 28, 2020

LETTER: Privilege cannot be defined by race

This letter is in reference to “It’s time for Canada to confront…

  • Jun 27, 2020

LETTER: Oak Bay turf field harmful to environment

I am distressed that those in charge of our education system do…

  • Jun 27, 2020
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LETTER: Politicians need sensitivity training on racism

I am an Indigenous person and I totally support Jagmeet Singh for…

  • Jun 26, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

LETTER: Stand up for the voiceless in Cameroon

If Black lives matter, why is it that we hear so little…

  • Jun 23, 2020

EDITORIAL: Class of 2020 faces many challenges

But the Class of 2020 can create a new normal – one that’s fairer and gives everybody opportunity

  • Jun 22, 2020

LETTER: Pedestrian mall not the answer for Beacon Avenue

Every couple of years some well-intentioned resident of Sidney suggests we turn…

  • Jun 22, 2020

LETTER: Reducing dependence on cars is critical

I am here writing because I was inspired by two youth who…

  • Jun 21, 2020

LETTERS: Article shows importance of world’s oceans

Shalu Mehta’s article “Advocates encourage residents to explore ocean connections is very…

  • Jun 21, 2020

LETTER: Pickle ball should be for everyone

I have many good memories of playing tennis at Carnarvon Park. Generally,…

  • Jun 21, 2020

LETTER: Keep Ocean Boulevard open

The City of Colwood survey on Ocean Boulevard is now closed. The…

  • Jun 21, 2020

LETTERS: Backyard garden veggies not the answer to food security

Backyard garden veggies are not the answer to food security. As is…

  • Jun 21, 2020

LETTER: Saanich parks no place for booze

It is hard to believe that Saanich council is considering legal public…

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTERS: Defund Victoria council, not the police

I just saw the news where our councillor Ben Isitt once again…

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTER: Beacon retailers fighting for survival

In the rush to find secure tenants, landlords and property owners are…

  • Jun 20, 2020

MP REPORT: Parliament still working, despite what some are saying

Alistair MacGregor is the MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford.

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTER: Seven-year-old makes plea for Langford’s forests

Last weekend I was walking in the Garry oak stand between Florence…

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTERS: Alcohol in Saanich parks is a bad idea

According to the Saanich News, “Saanich council considers alcohol in parks.” If…

  • Jun 19, 2020