Opinion

LETTERS: Support your local food bank

The longer this crisis continues the more the need will be. So…

  • Apr 18, 2020

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
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LETTER: High density can be a benefit

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

  • Apr 15, 2020

Rickter Scale: In search of the lost cure

The Rickter Scale is a regular column

  • Apr 15, 2020

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: More bike racks needed at The Old Farm Market

This letter is an appeal to the owners of The Old Farm…

  • Apr 12, 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

GUEST COLUMN: Take care with non-medical cloth masks during COVID-19

If you wear one, don’t touch your face, Dr. Bonnie Henry advises

  • 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

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 9, 2020

SUZUKI: Healthy forests mean healthy people

By David Suzuki If you look at a forest top from above…

  • Apr 9, 2020

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020

COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19

Is the curve being flattened? data on hospitalizations provides a crucial answer.

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

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times