Letters

It’s time to thank police officers

Reader says the call to ‘defund’ police forces by a few agitators is patently irresponsible

  • Jul 8, 2020

Criticizing fish hatcheries is pointless

It’s a slap in the face to thousands of volunteers, says reader

  • Jun 29, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic far from over

Reader thankful he lives in Canada and not U.S.

  • Jun 29, 2020

LETTER: Oak Bay turf field harmful to environment

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

  • Jun 27, 2020

LETTERS: Growing economy helps us all

I was shocked by the lack of common sense displayed in a…

  • Jun 29, 2020

LETTER: ALR exclusion represents a big change

The District of North Saanich Notice of Exclusion Application Hearing for July…

  • Jun 28, 2020
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LETTERS: Precious heirloom finds way home

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

  • Jun 28, 2020

LETTER: Politicians need sensitivity training on racism

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

  • Jun 26, 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: Stand up for the voiceless in Cameroon

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

  • Jun 23, 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

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