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LETTER: Large trees a vanishing sight on Victoria streets

I felt sick today strolling past a block of new development on…

  • Oct 15, 2022
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LETTER: Lack of affordable housing taking a toll on Greater Victoria’s seniors

Increasing expenses across the board are impacting our older citizens in many…

  • Oct 15, 2022
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LETTER: SOGI a distraction from education fundamentals

Our kids are safe. Their futures? Not so much. When my kids…

  • Oct 15, 2022
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LETTER: Keep pets off ferry decks

Recently there was an article that came out about BC Ferries allowing…

  • Oct 15, 2022
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Letter: Some of us care about wildlife and habitat protection

What is the difference between humans and Himalayan blackberries? Himalayan blackberries provide…

  • Oct 14, 2022
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Vancouver Canucks forward Ilya Mikheyev, of Russia, skates during the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Whistler, B.C., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

THE MOJ: Canucks adopt philosophy of making a good offence their best defence

Unable to fix the blueline, Vancouver looks to outscore the opposition

Vancouver Canucks forward Ilya Mikheyev, of Russia, skates during the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Whistler, B.C., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Dalton Schoen (83) is tackled by B.C. Lions' Delvin Breaux Sr. (23) after making a reception during the second half of CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, July 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

THE MOJ: Lions path to clinching 2nd place not as tough as you might think

Winnipeg will be relaxed, resting starters and less focused for two remaining tilts

Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Dalton Schoen (83) is tackled by B.C. Lions' Delvin Breaux Sr. (23) after making a reception during the second half of CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, July 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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LETTER: Education system suppressing knowledge of trans history and culture

The current uproar over the inclusion of transgender-affirming educational materials in the…

  • Oct 10, 2022
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LETTER: Langford can’t afford to miss opportunity to improve infrastructure

As a past mayoralty candidate, I believe that Langford needs a fresh…

  • Oct 9, 2022
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LETTER: Broadway shows not coming to the Langford stage anytime soon

I am writing in regard to Stew Young’s response to your recent…

  • Oct 9, 2022
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LETTER: Housing region’s workforce a two-way street

Proponents of more development in North Saanich often cite travel statistics to…

  • Oct 9, 2022
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LETTER: Infrastructure must be a priority in Oak Bay

Despite the potholes in our streets, cracked sidewalks, and flooding basements; a…

  • Oct 8, 2022
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LETTER: Lamenting the loss of trees along Shelbourne

We were shocked on Sept. 28 to see the devastation of planetrees…

  • Oct 8, 2022
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LETTER: Densification won’t make Oak Bay’s housing more affordable

Oak Bay housing prices have always been less affordable than most other…

  • Oct 8, 2022
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Letter: Signs, signs, everywhere a sign

The construction between Manzer and Connie Roads in Sooke continues to be…

  • Oct 7, 2022
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith reacts after his 8-yard touchdown run during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

THE MOJ: Don’t be surprised if Geno Smith keeps the Seahawks soaring

Many factors allowing former journeyman to shine in starter’s role

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith reacts after his 8-yard touchdown run during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
About 17 per cent of British Columbians are currently experiencing a mental illness or substance use issue, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. (File photo)

COLUMN: Breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness and PTSD

I always thought only those who were in a war had PTSD. I was wrong.

About 17 per cent of British Columbians are currently experiencing a mental illness or substance use issue, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. (File photo)
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LETTER: Victoria too quick to dispose of hanging flower baskets

As recent tourists to Victoria via Seattle’s Clipper from Sept. 19-21, the…

  • Oct 3, 2022
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LETTER: Council candidates must understand Regional Growth Strategy

In North Saanich, we are faced with the usual, but inappropriate, dilemma:…

  • Oct 2, 2022
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LETTER: Voters should make politicians’ pay an election issue

A lot of people are struggling these days, after coming out of…

  • Oct 2, 2022
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