Letter to the Editor

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LETTER: Base medical decisions on true facts

When people have a medical issue, the majority of them consult a…

  • Jan 13, 2022

 

Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager

LETTER – Fishery restrictions not strict enough to protect herring in the Strait of Georgia

Dear editor, I will start with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans…

  • Jan 12, 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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LETTER: COVID guide to visiting the U.S.

I recently travelled by the M.V. Coho ferry to the U.S. I…

  • Dec 9, 2021
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LETTER: CRD tactic goes from saving to borrowing

Buried away in the 1,731-page Oct. 27 CRD committee-of-the-hole report (and I…

  • Dec 2, 2021
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LETTER: Consider workers when you leave recycling out in the rain

During this time of heavy rainfall and severe weather events, take a…

  • Dec 2, 2021
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LETTER: David Suzuki incites violence

I used to think that David Suzuki was working to protect the…

  • Nov 24, 2021
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LETTER: Where did old Sooke go?

What’s happened to Sooke? I have lived here for 22 years and…

  • Nov 24, 2021
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LETTER: Let the zombies take me

Re: The gas panic buying and resulting shortage in Sooke. I think…

  • Nov 22, 2021
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LETTER: After the storm, let’s build back better in more resilient, reliable ways

Power cuts can affect many aspects of our lives. The status quo…

  • Nov 17, 2021
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LETTER: More action needed on climate change

This year, like no other, has terrified me. I am a mother…

  • Nov 12, 2021
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LETTER: Booster shots? Definitely not.

I wonder if there are more people like me out in COVID-land.…

  • Oct 28, 2021
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LETTER: Orcas deserve to be in the wild

There is still one captive orca left in Canada. Her name is…

  • Oct 28, 2021
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LETTER: Vaccination hesitation points back to social media

Re: “It makes me feel angry, disappointed, and sad,’ B.C. polio survivor…

  • Oct 20, 2021
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Councillors’ absenteeism cause for concern

Re: Sooke councillors missing up to 30% of council meetings (News, Oct.…

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Sooke councillors should consider resigning

Re: Sooke councillors missing up to 30% of council meetings (News, Oct.…

  • Oct 18, 2021
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Planet needs a break from backyard burning

Another weekend is upon us, and again the neighbourhood is full of…

  • Oct 18, 2021
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Communities demand ‘Just Transition’ from fossil fuels

I keep hearing Big Oil executives and their friends in Ottawa talk…

  • Oct 14, 2021
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