Letters

LETTER: Transit trashers are out of touch

Having relocated to the Peninsula in this decade and having experienced public…

  • May 21, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019

LETTER: Licensing won’t curb bad cyclist habits

A recent letter suggests a healthy dialogue between cyclists and drivers and…

  • May 18, 2019
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LETTER: Don’t tax what is normal

There’s not a person in the world that can show me with…

  • May 17, 2019

LETTER: Civility needed in SOGI debate

The recent protest of Jenn Smith’s planned talk in Oak Bay was…

  • May 16, 2019

LETTER: Biologist’s actions have ramifications for Saanich

This letter is in response to Anita Bull, president of Saanich Residents…

  • May 16, 2019

LETTER: Excavation work carries a cost to nature

I read with dismay that SD62 Superintendent Scott Stinson found it “’exciting’…

  • May 13, 2019

LETTER: Lack of licensing creates friction between cyclists and other road users

The word cyclist dehumanizes people, and drivers often berate people on bicycles,…

  • May 13, 2019

LETTER: Protesters work against freedom

Letter writer David King acts against freedom by urging initiation of force.…

  • May 11, 2019

LETTER: Parking not considered in hunt for new Crystal Pool location

In 2024, when the au pair is driving the seven seater Model…

  • May 10, 2019

LETTER: Oversight needed to protect public interest

The Saanich News did not provide some important background regarding the issues…

  • May 10, 2019

LETTER: Free transit creates an untenable demand on system

It’s a wonderful thought, but there is no such thing as free…

  • May 6, 2019

LETTER: Police face dangers everyday

Police officers are doing their job, protecting us from people with guns…

  • May 6, 2019

LETTER: Bicyclist need to curb bad behaviour

A rash of letters from bicyclists make out as though they’ve been…

  • May 3, 2019

LETTER: Flower theft doesn’t hold water

During lunch time recently I was sitting in the window of a…

  • May 3, 2019

LETTER: Carbon free is a myth

I think I can see it all now. Totally carbon free atmosphere.…

  • May 3, 2019

LETTER: Spot the danger before you play

Accidents can happen in a split second. As the weather warms up…

  • May 2, 2019

LETTER: Cyclists need more from BC Transit

Why do city buses only have the ability to carry two bicycles?…

  • May 2, 2019

LETTER: Don’t feed the squirrels

Squirrels are cute little animals and children like to watch them. Parents…

  • May 2, 2019

LETTER: Happy to have helped senior after accident

I just read the article about the senior trapped under a scooter.…

  • May 2, 2019