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STEM (Pixabay.com)

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

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LETTER: Mayor wearing too many hats

LETTER: Mayor wearing too many hats

The mayor of Victoria joined the national board of the Pierre Elliott…

  • Sep 28, 2020
LETTER: Mayor wearing too many hats
CF patients need your help

CF patients need your help

Drug could change people’s lives, reader says

  • Sep 28, 2020
CF patients need your help
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The "Chalk Fairy"
The "Chalk Fairy"
Penny Hart issues plea for help to find her son Sean
LETTER: Recent letter contained error

LETTER: Recent letter contained error

The letter “A World Gone Mad” which I wrote and which was…

  • Sep 28, 2020
LETTER: Recent letter contained error
LETTER: Election call a cynical power grab

LETTER: Election call a cynical power grab

The disingenuous, self-serving Horgan NDP has again demonstrated unequivocally that they are…

  • Sep 28, 2020
LETTER: Election call a cynical power grab
LETTER: Mural stokes embers of hate

LETTER: Mural stokes embers of hate

Thank you to Gord Gummer and Todd Preston for speaking up regarding…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Mural stokes embers of hate
LETTER: Sidney contradicts its own message

LETTER: Sidney contradicts its own message

I don’t know whether you realized it but the unintended juxtaposition of…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Sidney contradicts its own message
LETTER: Realism the best approach

LETTER: Realism the best approach

I believe that somewhere between optimism and pessimism is a concept called…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Realism the best approach
LETTER: Saanich councillor muzzled

LETTER: Saanich councillor muzzled

“Me Too” highlights the abuses to women are not only physical. Men…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Saanich councillor muzzled
LETTER: Article on police shooting lacks context

LETTER: Article on police shooting lacks context

This letter focuses on one section of the article, Police board offers…

  • Sep 26, 2020
LETTER: Article on police shooting lacks context
LETTER: Democracy at stake in U.S. election

LETTER: Democracy at stake in U.S. election

I Implore all fellow Canadians who know Americans to remind them how…

  • Sep 26, 2020
LETTER: Democracy at stake in U.S. election
LETTER: Artists create divisiveness

LETTER: Artists create divisiveness

Concerning the artists that added the acronym “ACAB” to a work despite…

  • Sep 26, 2020
LETTER: Artists create divisiveness
LETTER: Cannabis shop’s name offensive to Buddhist

LETTER: Cannabis shop’s name offensive to Buddhist

I am writing to object to the application of a cannabis business…

  • Sep 25, 2020
LETTER: Cannabis shop’s name offensive to Buddhist
Volunteers are need for opportunities across Greater Victoria. (Stock photo)

COLUMN: Spend some time helping others in your community

Volunteer opportunities in Greater Victoria, the week of Sept. 27

  • Sep 25, 2020
Volunteers are need for opportunities across Greater Victoria. (Stock photo)
Think big, not small in this election

Think big, not small in this election

Reader says not voting means you will not have any say in how you are governed

  • Sep 21, 2020
Think big, not small in this election
Letter: Kudos offered for keeping Sidney waterfront area clean

Letter: Kudos offered for keeping Sidney waterfront area clean

I am a member of the North Saanich Rod and Gun Club.…

  • Sep 20, 2020
Letter: Kudos offered for keeping Sidney waterfront area clean
Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association. (rickcollinsphotography.com)

COLUMN: Downtown Victoria needs everyone’s support

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

  • Sep 19, 2020
Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association. (rickcollinsphotography.com)
Letter: Climate change among the world’s major worries right now

Letter: Climate change among the world’s major worries right now

There’s a small island, Lesbos, off the coast of Greece that has…

  • Sep 19, 2020
Letter: Climate change among the world’s major worries right now
Overhead view of Centennial Square, from atop the Fisgard Street parkade. (Don Descoteau/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Victoria council members should resign over Centennial Square camping decision

Residents implored to remember how councillors voted for this issue come election time

  • Sep 18, 2020
Overhead view of Centennial Square, from atop the Fisgard Street parkade. (Don Descoteau/Black Press Media)
LETTER: Sidney could become a leader in COVID safety

LETTER: Sidney could become a leader in COVID safety

Send your letters to vnc.editorial@blackpress.ca

  • Sep 13, 2020
LETTER: Sidney could become a leader in COVID safety